April proclaimed as Bike Month in Ascension Parish

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
President Martinez (right) is shown presenting the proclamation to J.T. Sukits (left), ride share coordinator with the Capital Region Planning Commission, and Chris Clark of the Baton Rouge Bike Club (center).

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez proclaimed April as "Bike Month in Ascension Parish." President Martinez read the proclamation aloud during the parish council meeting on March 21. According to President Martinez' proclamation, Ascension Parish and the Capital Region Planning Commission will be promoting greater public awareness of bicycle operation and safety education in April, 2013 to reduce accidents, injuries and fatalities. For more information on the Capital Region Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Campaign visit www.crpc-la.org or call J.T. Sukits at (225) 383-5203.