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Pinewood Students Receive Bicycles and Helmets

Everyone has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year-and-a-half.  Life has been challenging in many ways.  Nisha Phillip Malahoo, a first grade teacher at Pinewood Elementary saw her students and their families struggling, emotionally, financially, and physically.  Nisha had an amazing idea of how to help these […]

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Florida Bicycle Association 2020 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

The Florida Bicycle Association (FBA) recognized Orange County Sheriff’s Master Deputy Jason C. Johnson for going above and beyond his job duties for keeping children safe by awarding him the 2020 FBA Law Officer of the Year Award.  Master Deputy Johnson is a truancy officer who works between various schools […]

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Dommerich students winning at safety, sweep statewide poster contest

This year, not only did the three winners of the WalkSafe Statewide Poster Contest come from Orange County, they also came from one school: Dommerich Elementary. Safe to say that they’re doing something right when it comes to talking about safe biking and walking. WalkSafe comes from the University of […]

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OCPS students grab life by the handlebars on Bike to School Day

Students across Orange County showed that bicycling and walking to school is cool on National Bike to School Day, Wednesday, May 9.  Best Foot Forward (BFF) coalition partners Healthy Central Florida, Orange County’s Walk-Ride-Thrive and Sheriff’s Office, City of Maitland officials and Orlando Health participated with Orange County Public School […]

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OCPS students win statewide poster contest promoting safe walking and biking

Bike/Walk Central Florida and partner University of Miami’s WalkSafe presented awards for the state poster contest winners before Orange County Public School (OCPS) Board Members. Three Dommerich Elementary students, Sydney Young, Lauren Yohe and Max Griffin, swept the awards for Orange County. The school board chambers were filled to capacity […]