Delphos holding walk/bike to school event Wednesday

DELPHOS — Delphos schools and Delphos St. John’s will be holding a walk/bike to school day Wednesday as part of National Walk to School Day.

Students will be greeted at locations throughout the city along the route to their school by Delphos police, firefighters and city officials during the event. A speed trailer will be located near each elementary school to slow traffic and an police will increase their presence around the schools during the week.

The Allen County Creating Healthy Communities Program is working with Delphos schools to create on a project to create safe walking routes to make it safer for city students to walk to school safely, to encourage more physical activity in children as a way to fight obesity.

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