Medina PD donates 24 bike helmets to kids in Head Start

Staff Reports Posted 24 August 2022 at 9:32 am

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MEDINA – Medina Police Department Lt. Todd Draper and police officer Jacob Zangerle met recently with Community Action Head Start staff member Julie Stephens and Margie Davies, as well as three Early Head Start toddlers.

The Head Start program in Medina received 24 child bike helmets from the Medina PD.

Outdoor activity, including tricycle/bicycle riding is an important part of child development in all of the Head Start programs. The Police Department helped the children learn about the importance of safety.

Head Start is a comprehensive, early childhood program that also provides family services and advocacy.

It is continuing to enroll children for the 2022-2023 program year. To sign-up for Head Start (3 and 4 year old children) contact Medina at 798-2261, Batavia at 343-5917, Albion at 589-7097 and Kendall at 659-8916.

There are also limited slots for toddlers available in Medina. Call 798-2261 for more information.