Thursday, September 29, 2016

Take a Stroll to Our Walktober Soundtrack

Walktober is here and as temperatures begin to drop, you may be thinking about starting up your regular walking routine. Did you know that studies have shown that taking a 30 minute walk five times a week can help lower your risk of heart disease, diabetes and stroke? Walking also helps improve your mood and gets your creative juices flowing!

So, if you're still on the fence about dusting off your old sneakers, our "Walktober Soundtrack" is sure to get you prancing and dancing through town.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Walk to School Day 2016

October 5th is International Walk to School Day! Glendale elementary and middle schools will be joining schools from around the world to celebrate. Millions of kids worldwide will be walking to school and approximately 10,000 students from Glendale alone will walk to school along with parents, teachers and community leaders to demonstrate the benefits of safely walking to and from school.

Why Walk?

Driving Tips Around Schools: Keeping Children Safe

With school year in full swing, sometimes parents and caregivers who drive children to schools may need a reminder of how they can play an important role in enhancing safety around school neighborhoods by following safe driving practices. 

We all know that drivers are often in a hurry and can be distracted during school arrival and dismissal times. This can lead to unsafe conditions for students and others walking, bicycling and driving in the area. 

Here are a few important safety tips to keep in mind when driving near schools.