COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Texas A&M Athletics will host the annual Hard Hats for Little Heads helmet safety program on Tuesday, March 3 at Reed Arena on the Texas A&M University campus. Area second-graders will begin arriving at 9 a.m., and the event begins at 9:30 a.m.
Hard Hats for Little Heads, sponsored by Texas ENT & Allergy, Texas A&M’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), the Texas Medical Association and others, annually presents nearly 4,000 FREE bike helmets to second-graders from across the Brazos Valley.
The program, which began at Texas A&M in 2008, also seeks to teach the second-graders the importance of helmet use and safety, and features presentations from Texas A&M student-athletes from multiple helmet-wearing sports, including equestrian, softball, baseball and football.
This year’s event will include second-graders from Bryan ISD, College Station ISD, Navasota ISD, Brenham ISD, Anderson-Shiro ISD, Mumford ISD, Snook ISD, Hearne ISD, Burton ISD, Iola ISD, Madisonville ISD, Caldwell ISD, Franklin ISD and Somerville ISD.
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