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Bike helmet giveaway set for Monday
Event will be at North Hall Community Center
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Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County and Hall County Fire Services are sponsoring a bike helmet giveaway for children ages 5-10 from 5-7 p.m. Monday at the North Hall Community Center, located at 4175 Nopone Road in Gainesville.

The child must be present to be properly fitted for a helmet. Helmets are available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last, with one helmet per child.

For more information, call Safe Kids at 770-219-8095. Volunteers are needed to assist with this event. If you can assist, email Kimberly Martin at

Volunteers should arrive at 4:30 p.m. for a quick helmet fitting lesson.

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