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Glendale Celebrates 5th Annual Walk to School Day – October 7th, 2015!

WHAT: Glendale, CA— 30 Glendale/La Crescenta schools are celebrating International Walk-to-School Day! On October 7th, close to 20,000 Glendale students, parents, teachers, volunteers and community leaders will be walking to school! This is the largest ORGANIZED Walk-to-School Day in Southern California! Walk-to-School Day is part of Glendale’s Safe Routes to School Program.

WHO: Media Designee – Lincoln Elementary School, La Crescenta, CA (Glendale Unified School District)

WHERE: Crescenta Valley Park – Honolulu & New York Ave., La Crescenta, CA

WHEN: Wednesday, October 7th at 7:30 am – Lincoln Elementary School community are meeting at Crescenta Valley Park. Large Walking School Bus will walk up New York Ave to Altura Ave, turn right (east) and proceed to school gate on Altura Ave. School address: 4310 New York Ave., La Crescenta, CA 91214

SIGNIFICANCE: International Walk to School Day is an annual event that promotes walking for:  - Physical activity and health of our children  - Teaching safe walking skills to children  - Remind adults to drive safely in school zones  - Concern for the environment  - Reducing traffic congestion, pollution and speed near schools  - Sharing time with community leaders, parents and children

For detailed information, contact Kara Sergile at 818-424-3228. More information can be found at these websites: International Walk to School in the USA National Center for Safe Routes to School

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