11th Annual Stockyard Neighborhood Bike-A-Thon

11th Annual Stockyard Neighborhood Bike-A-Thon
Posted on 05/12/2017

Metro West - Community Development Organization

PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date: May 11th, 2017

Over 400 Youth From the Stockyard Neighborhood Expected to Attend the 11th Annual Stockyard Neighborhood Bike-A-Thon.

Community groups, neighborhood schools, local businesses, city of Cleveland officials, and the Second District Cleveland Police Department are one again coming together to host the 11th Annual Stockyard Neighborhood Bike-A-Thon: Neighborhood Ride for Neighborhood Pride. Organizers expect over 400 youth from the area to receive bicycle safety education, ride throughout the neighborhood and enjoy free food, music and raffle prizes.

Residents of the Stockyard neighborhood are invited to the 11th Annual Stockyard Neighborhood Bike-A-Thon. Registration will begin at 10 AM on Saturday, May 13th in the front parking lot of Clark School, located at 5550 Clark Avenue. The Annual Stockyard Neighborhood Bike-A-Thon was created to provide an opportunity for youth in the Stockyard neighborhood to learn about bicycle safety and education, meet with the police that work in the neighborhood, build community and have fun. Through the generosity of our organizers and sponsors, neighborhood youth ages 10 and under will receive a FREE bicycle helmet and raffle prizes such as bicycles, bells and lights!

Sponsors and organizers for the 11th Annual Stockyard Neighborhood Bike-A-Thon include: City of Cleveland Community Relations Board, Ward 14 Councilman Brian Cummins, Ward 3 Councilman Kerry McCormack, the Cleveland Division of Police: 2nd District, Second District Community Relations Committee, Clark Recreation Center, Clark Pre-K through 8th School, Constellation Schools: Stockyard Community Elementary, University Hospitals/Safe Kids Coalition, The MetroHealth Systems, Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op, Neighborhood Connections, Esperanza Inc., Neighborhood Family Practice, Spanish American Committee, Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center, Care Source, Bike Cleveland, Target, U-Haul, The Cleveland Clinic: Lutheran Hospital, NEOMED, Neighborhood Family Practice, The Centers for Children and Families, Safe Route to Schools, New Beginning Ministries, The Cleveland Public Library, SIS Home Care LLC., Cleveland Fire Department, Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Near West Recreation, Guardian Angels, Two-One-Fix Bicycle, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Transit Police, and Metro West Community Development Organization.

The mission of the Metro West Community Development Organization is to revitalize our neighborhoods, celebrate our history, and strengthen collaboration, diversity and redevelopment for all our neighborhood residents and other stakeholders.

Contact:
Hilda Abreu, Community Organizer
Office: (216) 961-9073 ext. 202
Fax: (216) 961-9387
E-Mail: habreu@metrowestcle.org