The Northeast Arkansas Trauma Regional Advisory Council's (NEATRAC) Injury and Violence Committee gave away 100 ATV helmets to Lawrence County children.
The committee purchased the helmets with a state grant from the Arkansas Department of Health.
The event coordinator, who is also a flight paramedic, hopes the event will decrease ATV injuries.
"I can tell the kids for sure that if you wear a helmet, you probably won't see me as often," said Robert Mabe, an Injury and Violence Prevention Committee chairperson. "None of us here want to see kids hurt. If you wear your helmets, they really do save your life."
The following agencies were involved: