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Re: Results of the Lake Oswego Holiday Bike Drive

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  • Brad Reber
    Thanks for the update, Matt. Here are a few pics... http://picasaweb.google.com/reber221/ECTLakeOswegoHolidayBikeDrive ... Oswego ... Lake Grove ... Linn. ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 5, 2007
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      Thanks for the update, Matt.

      Here are a few pics...
      http://picasaweb.google.com/reber221/ECTLakeOswegoHolidayBikeDrive


      --- In ExchangeCycleTours@yahoogroups.com, "matt
      picio" <matt.picio@...> wrote:
      >
      > We're still awaiting the final count, but overall this year's Lake
      Oswego
      > Holiday Bike Drive collection was a resounding success!
      >
      > We had at least 15 volunteers at the two collection sites - the
      Lake Grove
      > Albertson's in Lake Oswego and Athey Creek Middle School in West
      Linn.
      > Volunteers from Exchange Cycle Tours, the Community Cycling Center,
      and
      > parents and scouts from Troops 2574 and 2611 of the Columbia River
      Council
      > of the Girl Scouts collected an estimated 240 bikes - twice the
      number of
      > bicycles collected last year! These bicycles will be used to
      support the
      > programs of CCC and ECT, and those that cannot be used will be
      responsibly
      > recycled.
      >
      > Many thanks to the volunteers that put in long hours during this
      event in
      > difficult weather conditions, breaking down and transporting the
      bikes,
      > loading and unloading the truck, and working with the public -
      without your
      > tireless effort, this would not have been possible. Thanks also to
      Athey
      > Creek Middle School and the CRC (especially thank you Hemakshi and
      Rohisha
      > Adke), and to Greg Bowen, manager of the Lake Oswego Albertson's,
      for
      > providing the space to collect and process the bikes.
      >
      > Thank you all for a job well done!
      >
      > -matt picio
      > executive director
      > Community Exchange Cycle Touring Club and Bike School
      > (Exchange Cycle Tours)
      > http://www.exchangecycletours.org
      > 503.781.5095
      >
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