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Date:10/21/2009

Plastic Surgeons Donate Sport Helmets to Local School Children

Seattle, WA (Vocus) October 21, 2009 -- The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) will donate more than 1,500 multi-sport helmets to the children of Seattle in an event on Wednesday, October 28, from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. The donation will be held at Leschi Elementary School in Seattle during an assembly in which the children will be fitted with the helmets and learn the importance of bicycle safety.

Superintendent Maria L. Goodloe-Johnson, Ph.D.; Holly Miller, Director, Office of Education for the City of Seattle; James Kelly, Executive Director, Seattle Urban League; and a representative from the Seattle Police Department will join ASPS President John Canady, MD, and other ASPS Member Surgeons for the helmet donation ceremony, which is open to the press.

“Many wonder why this cause is so important to the plastic surgery community and it’s because we are called upon to treat thousands of bicycle-related injuries each year,” said Dr. Canady. “Through this donation, we hope to prevent injuries and encourage more children to wear helmets, so that ASPS Members may never have to meet them in the ER.”

 
  • In the US, it is estimated that more than 70% of children ages 5 to 14 (27.7 million) ride bicycles. (Safe Kids USA)

 

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