Oct. 6 is International Walk to School Day

More than 500 students from Clubview, Hannan, J.D. Davis and Wynnton Elementary Schools will walk to school on Oct. 6 along with parents, teachers and community leaders in celebration of International Walk to School Day.

An event team has been organized by MidTown Inc. in partnership with SafeKids and with the assistance of SafeRoutes, the River Valley Regional Commission, Columbus Consolidated Government, Muscogee County School District and the Georgia Department of Transportation.

The event will begin at 7 a.m. at various locations within the MidTown area ending by 7:30 a.m. when walkers reach their respective school. Anyone who wishes to volunteer as a walker should contact the school at which you wish to volunteer.