The Emergency Department at Faith Regional Health Services hosted its seventh annual Landon Bos Memorial Bicycle Rodeo on Saturday, May 17. This year, over 200 kids attended the event at the Norfolk Pedal Park, located next to the YMCA.
This year’s event featured helmet fitting, bike safety inspections, instructions about rules of the road and a bicycle obstacle course. Other activities included free bike licensing for Norfolk residents and child car seat safety checks. Special attractions on display were the LifeNet helicopter, Norfolk Fire Truck, several area race team cars, state patrol safety simulator and the Legion Rider motorcycles.
The Bicycle Rodeo is in memory of London Bos, son of Corrine and Dave Bos. Corrine is a House Supervisor at Faith Regional and Dave is employed with the Norfolk Police Department. Since starting the event in 2008, approximately 900 kids have been correctly fitted for helmets and instructed on bicycle safety.
Other sponsors of the event include Norfolk Police Division, WJAG, LiteRock 97.5, 106 Kix, US92, 94 Rock, LifeNet, Cleveland Bike and Sport, Norfolk Fire Division, AAA Norfolk, Cornhuskers Motor Club Foundation, Culvers, HyVee, the Norfolk Family YMCA, Norfolk Lion’s Club, Target, Women Embracing Business, and Tractor Supply Company.