Contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Deidra Powell, Chief Communications Officer October 1, 2014
(714) 558-5555 Office/(714) 673-4995 Mobile
Event: Join the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD), the Orange County Health Care Agency, the Santa Ana School Police and Santa Ana Police Department as they participate in the Annual International Walk to School Day. Students, parents, and community members will take part in this global event to bring awareness to the importance of practicing safe walking, biking, and traffic skills. In addition, participants will review ways to maintain secure routes before, during and after school hours throughout the city of Santa Ana, while promoting physical activity.
Walk to School day will be held throughout the city of Santa Ana; however, a program will only be held at Franklin Elementary School, located at 210 West Cubbon Street, immediately after the walk at 8:00 a.m. Specific routes are designated in the Franklin Elementary School neighborhood for elected officials, law enforcement and community members to participate with students and parents.
· Excited students throughout the city of Santa Ana will walk to school and demonstrate good physical activity and pedestrian safety.
· Walkers will be joined by parents, community members, teachers and staff
· SAUSD Board of Education Members
· Santa Ana School Police Department and Santa Ana Police Department
When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Walk commences at 7:40 a.m. Meeting points are as follows:
Ø Broadway St. and Russell Ave.
Ø Cubbon St. and Ross St.
Ø Cypress Ave. and Cubbon St.
Ø Richland St. and Sycamore St.
Ceremony begins at 8:00 a.m.
Where: Franklin Elementary School
210 West Cubbon Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Photo Ops: Students, parents, members of the SAUSD Board of Education, community members, and law enforcement walking. Program with excited children about pedestrian safety.