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City Of West Monroe And West Monroe Police Department To Host Bike Safety Expo On Thursday, May 20

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The City of West Monroe and West Monroe Police Department will host the Second Annual Bicycle Safety Expo on Thursday, May 20. This free event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the parking lot of City Hall, located at 2305 N. 7 th Street in West Monroe.

The Bicycle Safety Expo will be held in celebration of National Bike Month, which is recognized throughout the month of May. During the event, members of the West Monroe Police Department Bicycle Patrol will do helmet checks, offer safe riding tips and lead children through several bicycle obstacle courses.

Children are encouraged to bring their bicycles and helmets to this event. There will also be anopportunity for attendees to register for several prizes. In the event of rain, the Expo will berescheduled to a later date.

“The City of West Monroe has noticed a significant increase in in the number of bicyclists in our community, especially children in our local neighborhoods,” said West Monroe Mayor Staci Mitchell. “We would like to be sure the public understands bicycle safety and proper rules of the road. We want to ensure our residents can enjoy the outdoors safely.”

For more information about the Bicycle Safety Expo, call the Mayor’s Office at (318) 396-2600 or email mayorsoffice@westmonroe.la.gov.