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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

International Walk To School Day

Wasaga Beach | by Catherine Thompson  

Kids are encouraged to walk or pedal to school.

You are encouraged to send the kids to school today (Wednesday) on their own two feet or on two wheels.

This is International Walk To School Day.

Elementary school students are asked to find an active way to get to and from school today.

Also on this day, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is launching its On The Move project.

A special event is taking place at Mountain View Elementary School in Collingwood starting at 8:40 a.m.

Other events will be held at public elementary schools in Wasaga Beach and Stayner.

The health unit says the goal of On The Move is to increase the number of students using active ways to get to school and home again.

Funding of over $110,000 has been provided to the program.

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