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City of Tempe and local school districts hold eighth annual Walk to by quotes
August 3, 2006, 5:32 pm
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City of Tempe and local school districts hold eighth annual Walk to
School event Oct. 4


TEMPE, Ariz.- Thousands of children and parents will take part in
Tempe’s eighth annual Walk to School Day on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Students
and parents at participating Tempe schools will walk to school between
6:30 and 8:15 a.m. to promote community involvement and a healthier


Walk to School Day celebration activities will be held at the following

*        Aguilar Elementary (5800 S. Forest Ave., Tempe) at 8:25 a.m.

*        Arredondo Elementary (1330 E. Carson Drive, Tempe) at 8 a.m.

*        Connolly Middle (2002 E. Concorda Drive, Tempe) at 7 a.m.

*        Fuller Elementary (1975 E. Cornell Drive, Tempe) at 8 a.m.

*        Holdeman Elementary (1326 W. 18th St., Tempe) 8 a.m.

*        Kyrene de la Mariposa Elementary (50 E. Knox Road, Tempe) at
7:15 a.m.

*        Kyrene de los Ninos Elementary (1330 E. Dava Drive, Tempe) at
7:15 a.m.

*        Laird Elementary (1500 N. Scovel St., Tempe) at 8:25 a.m.

*        Nevitt Elementary (4525 E. Saint Anne St., Phoenix) at 8 a.m.

*        Scales Elementary (1115 W. 5th St., Tempe) at 7:45 a.m.

*        Thew Elementary (2130 E. Howe Ave., Tempe) at 8:15 a.m.

*        Wood Elementary (727 W. Cornell Drive, Tempe) at 7:45 a.m.


Tempe City Councilmembers, Tempe and Kyrene elementary school board
members and other officials will join with students and parents to
celebrate walking and to plant trees. This demonstration will show how
trees make walking more pleasant and help the environment. Following the
tree planting ceremony at each school, students and parents will enjoy
free breakfast.  Sponsors for the event include Tempe in Motion, Tempe
Elementary Schools, Kyrene School District 28, IKEA and Bashas’.


For more information on Walk to School Day, call the city of Tempe
transit office, Tempe in Motion, at (480) 350-2775 or visit

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