WHO: Miles Elementary School, University Area CDC, WellBuilt Bikes, RD Management
WHAT: Bicycle safety demonstration, free helmet and bike certificate distribution
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 10, 8:30 a.m.
WHERE: Miles Elementary School
DETAILS: The 46 Miles Elementary students in grades K through five with the best attendance in each class will receive certificates for free bicycles from WellBuilt Bikes and free bicycle helmets from University Area CDC. The school’s entire student body will participate in a workshop about bicycle safety, presented by both WellBuilt Bikes and University Area CDC.
RD Management contributed funds WellBuilt Bikes to help cover the bike refurbishing expenses.
Celebrating its 20th year of serving the community, University Area CDC offers support for thousands of Tampa residents through youth programs, adult education and resource assistance. Its primary mission is the redevelopment and sustainability of the at-risk areas surrounding University of South Florida’s Tampa campus. For more information about University Area CDC, visit www.UACDC.orgor call 813.558.5212.
WellBuilt Bikes is a nonprofit bike shop working to create freedom and access by making affordable, reliable transportation available to all. The shop, located in University Mall, sells refurbished bikes at affordable prices and invests the sales revenue into an Earn-A-Bike program to allow those with little to no money to access bikes of their own. WellBuilt Bikes bicycles are more than a vehicle to get from point A to point B; WellBuilt Bikes is a vehicle of social mobility and community transformation. For more information visit @wellbuiltbikes on socials, www.bikeshoptampa.com, or call 813.451.0988.