UnitedHealthcare Pro Cyclists Help Educate San Diego Youth About Bicycle and Helmet Safety Through Public Service Campaign

  • UnitedHealthcare employees and pro cycling team members to
    deliver helmets to nearly 100 kids Thursday prior to the start of the
    Amgen Tour of California, which begins this weekend

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UnitedHealthcare employees and pro cycling team members today delivered
100 bike helmets, several bikes and a bike safety lesson to the Ron
Roberts Family Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs
of Greater San Diego
, in advance of the Amgen Tour of

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team members Daniel Eaton and Tanner Putt
discussed nutrition, the benefits of exercise, and bike safety with
nearly 100 children at the event. Eaton and Putt also signed autographs
and demonstrated how to properly wear the helmets, as part of a public
service campaign to encourage kids and adults to wear helmets when
riding bikes.

Instructional public service videos featuring UnitedHealthcare’s Pro
Cycling team are featured on the Ride Healthy section of the website: www.uhcprocycling.com.

About UnitedHealthcare

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About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego

Great futures have been starting here for nearly 75 years. The Boys &
Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego serve over 25,000 kids annually ages 5-
to 18-years old with academic success, character development and healthy
lifestyle programs at 19 community-based sites county-wide. Please visit
SDYouth.org for more information.

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Matt Rodriguez, 714-252-0479