LIMA - The University of Northwestern Ohio Optimist Club will host its third annual Safety Bike-a-thon event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18 in the parking lot of the 500 Building on the UNOH campus. The building is west of Pizza Hut as you enter campus from Cable Road.
The Safety Bike-a-thon event is designed for youth in the Lima community and their families to get out and enjoy the weather and make sure their bikes are in safe working order. There will be bike inspections and a safety course. There will also be supplies on hand for children to decorate their bicycles.
All children will receive a free hot dog and drink. This event is free and open to the public, but children must be accompanied by an adult.