NATIONAL SAFE ROUTES “WALK TO SCHOOL” OCCURS ON
WEDNESDAY 11 OCTOBER 2017 IN WILLOW GLEN

Seasonally, every year, Walk to School returns in autumn, and  Bike to School in the spring.  This national event is organized locally by Stakeholders for a Safe Green Village in partnership with the National Center for Safe Routes to School.

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This national event is organized locally by Stakeholders for a Safe Green Village. (Facebook) in partnership with the National Center for Safe Routes to School (Facebook).  Willow Glen Neighborhood Association – WGNA (Facebook) is a regular co-sponsor.

WHO: PARTICIPATING SCHOOLS for the Willow Glen event include:
Willow Glen Elementary; River Glen School K-8; Ernesto Galarza Elementary; and Hammer Montessori Elementary.  (Note: in the below, also see a separate event and venue for nearby Washington Elementary School).

WHEN & WHERE: At 7:00 AM on Thursday 11 October 2017, students, parents, and teachers will meet with others in the community at the Bank of America Parking Lot on Lincoln Avenue. We will all “Walk to School” from that location after a morning reception.

Join children & adults around the world to celebrate the benefits of walking:

● Encouraging a child’s next stage of independence
● Physical activity
● Teaching safe pedestrian & bicycling skills to children
● Awareness of how walkable & bikable community improvements can be made
● Concern for the environment Reducing traffic congestion, pollution & speed near schools
● Sharing time with community leaders, parents & children
● Creating joy and fun!
● Promoting psychological well-being and alertness
● Fostering maturation and responsibility
● Creating habits of activity, empowerment and thinking differently

A FUNDRAISER & FIESTA for AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS include the National Safe Routes to School “WALK & BIKE to SCHOOL” program at WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (San Jose).

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JOIN THE RAFFLE! Two students will win a Trek (brand) bicycle as part of the National Center for Safe Routes to School‘s “Bike to School” program, locally promoted by Stakeholders for a Safe Green Village (a.ka.a. Stakeholders SGV).

Special thanks and appreciation goes to Maria Marcelo and the “Mamas Unidas” at Washington Elementary.

The Walk and Bike to School return every year. This national event is organized locally by Stakeholders for a Safe Green Village (SGV) in partnership with the National Center for Safe Routes to School. Support Teacher Housing.org is a co-sponsor for this year’s event at the Washington Elementary School campus.


ABOUT THE WALK & BIKE TO SCHOOL PROGRAM


Join children & adults around the world to celebrate the benefits of walking & biking:
— Encouraging a child’s next stage of independence
— Physical activity
— Teaching safe pedestrian & bicycling skills to children
— Awareness of how walkable & bikable community improvements can be made
— Concern for the environment Reducing traffic congestion, pollution & speed near schools
— Sharing time with community leaders, parents & children
— Creating joy and fun!
— Promoting psychological well-being and alertness
— Fostering maturation and responsibility
— Creating habits of activity, empowerment and thinking differently
#WalkToSchool #SafeRoutes #VisionZero #SchoolZone#BackToSchool #StakeholdersSGV #WGNAsj #WGNA #SanJoseCA#SanJose #WillowGlen #LincolnAvenueSJ

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In the Spring, join children & adults around the world to celebrate the benefits of bicycling:

  • Bringing a sense of joy and fun!
  • Encouraging children’s next stage of independence
  • Promoting psychological well-being and alertness
  • Fostering maturity and responsibility
  • Creating habits of activity, empowerment and thinking differently
  • Teaching children an awareness of what’s ahead “down the road.”

 

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Financial co-sponsors for our 2016-2017 neighborhood “Walk & Bike to School” program include:

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Willow Glen Neighborhood Association (WGNA)

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