by Cindy Fleming

As part of rural Ottawa, we want to promote city-wide preventative health measures.  This contest about bike safety is linked with the Rural Healthy Living Coalition and also includes the participation of Gaetan Morin, our local Parks & Recreation rep for the city of Ottawa.

If you:

  • Are between the ages of 13 and 17
  • Live in Ottawa
  • Bike, rollerblade, skateboard, or ice skate
  • Wear a helmet
  • Have access to a camera

Then you are invited to participate in this contest.

Simply take a picture anywhere in Ottawa while wearing a properly fitted helmet and upload it to our Facebook event page to be eligible to win a prize. If you aren’t sure how to properly fit your helmet, review these instructions: http://ottawa.ca/health_safety/living/injury

If your photo gets 20 “likes” you are eligible to enter the contest and your name will be added to a draw.

Four winners will be chosen.

Prizes to be won:

  • 1 Cruiser Bike with helmet
  • 1 Hybrid Bike with helmet
  • Two $100 vouchers for Tommy and Lefebvre

How to Enter:

  1. Go to our Facebook event page:  http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=176512885756722
  2. Respond as “attending” to this event
  3. Upload a picture of yourself wearing a properly fitted helmet
  4. Tag yourself in the photo
  5. Tell your Facebook friends to check it out

Contest Dates: September 20 to November 21, 2011

GOOD LUCK!