Free and Cheap
Janine is a 20-year veteran journalist who puts her sleuthing skills to use unearthing deals and discounts for families in the Tampa Bay area. Raising her own two daughters has taught her that some of the best things in life are “free” but not necessarily “cheap.”
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Free bike helmet giveaway across Bay area on Saturday
Posted Oct 17, 2012 by Janine Dorsey
Updated Oct 19, 2012 at 11:16 AM
Local law enforcement offices and Amscot Financial Services will team together to give away free bike helmets this Saturday, Oct. 20.
Thousands of bike helmets for children ages 5 - 15 will be fitted and distributed to children in need across Tampa Bay area locations by law enforcement officers.
The event takes place at several Amscot Financial Services locations from 9 a.m. to noon.
Participating Bay area Amscot offices include:
Hernando County: 11148 Springhill Drive, Spring Hill
Highlands County: 1203 U.S. 27 N., Sebring
Hillsborough County: 105 W. Alexander St., Plant City; 7731 Palm River Road, Tampa; 8231 W. Hillsborough, Tampa and 2301 Fowler Ave., Tampa
Manatee County: 3611 First St. E., Bradenton and 737 Eighth Ave. W., Palmetto
Pasco County: 3416 U.S. 19 North, Holiday and 7707 Gall Blvd., Zephyrhills
Pinellas County: 6800 Central Ave., St. Petersburg; 2551 34th St. S., St. Petersburg; 6596 Park Blvd., Pinellas Park and 1825 Gulf To Bay, Clearwater
Polk County: 111 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven and 614 E. Memorial Blvd., Lakeland
Sarasota County: 4206 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota
There will also be information on bike and roadway safety available at the event.
Helmets will be given away while supplies last.