Local law enforcement offices and Amscot Financial Services http://www.amscotfinancial.com/ will team together to give away free bike helmets on Saturday, Oct. 19.
Thousands of bike helmets for children ages 5 - 15 will be fitted and distributed to children in need across Tampa Bay area locations by law enforcement officers.
The event takes place at several Amscot Financial Services locations from 9 a.m. to noon.
Participating Bay area Amscot offices include:
Hernando County: 11148 Springhill Drive, Spring Hill
Highlands County: 1203 U.S. 27 N., Sebring
Hillsborough County: 105 W. Alexander St., Plant City; 7731 Palm River Road, Tampa; 8231 W. Hillsborough, Tampa and 2301 Fowler Ave., Tampa
Manatee County: 3611 First St. E., Bradenton and 737 Eighth Ave. W., Palmetto
Pasco County: 3416 U.S. 19 North, Holiday and 7707 Gall Blvd., Zephyrhills
Pinellas County: 3739 49th St., St. Petersburg, 2551 34th St. S., St. Petersburg; 6596 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park and 1825 Gulf To Bay, Clearwater
Polk County: 2121 Eighth St. NW, Winter Haven and 1412 U.S. Hwy 98 S., Auburndale
Sarasota County: 3333 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
Children receiving the helmets should be present for a proper fitting and parents or guardians should accompany their children to the event.
Helmets will be given away while supplies last.