2016 Summary

January 14, 2017 at 1:20 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

This year we took nine trips with 91 riders, making our six year totals, 67 trips with 557 riders. Clients this year were old friends HICO, LOOP BnG, UMC NC TECH, St. Barnabas Center and the Boys and Girls Club, but we also added the Camp Curtin Academy for what amounted to a field trip out of school.

Many of our 2016 summer program trips were cancelled this year because of oppressive heat and humidity. We are looking for new clients in 2017 to serve during the spring and fall.

Our parent organization was busy providing new logos to all chapters and streamlining the year end reporting processes.

LOOP BnG begins a spring ride.img_20160528_110047

Thank you!

January 19, 2016 at 11:02 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We’d like to thank the family and friends of Kevin Breckenmaker. This past July, the family designated TFK of Harrisburg for memorial contributions resulting in donations exceeding $1,300.

This past fall, volunteers from Quality Bicycle Products tuned all the bicycles in the garage. We recently acquired six new Raleigh bicycles from the Pedal Pusher at a substantial discount. The bikes were assembled by QBP volunteers in Lancaster.

We are able to operate this chapter through the generosity of these donors and volunteers.

2015 was our best year, ever

January 9, 2016 at 11:57 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

We completed twelve rides with 139 riders. Thanks to Harrisburg ICO, UMC Neighborhood Center TECH, St. Barnabas Center and as always the Boys and Girls Club.

2015 Best Year Ever, and it’s not over yet

August 2, 2015 at 1:49 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We have surpassed our last year results, but we are still looking for rides in the coming months. If you know of an organization serving city youth who might be interested in a bike ride, please let me know.

2015 Shaping up very well

July 12, 2015 at 11:30 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We are about halfway through the summer programs and have completed six rides with 78 riders. We’ve served Harrisburg ICO, UMC Neighborhood Center, St. Barnabas Center and of course the Boys and Girls Club.

Photos – TECH@UMC Neighborhood Center, Completed Loop on July 31

October 31, 2014 at 6:11 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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2014 Results

October 25, 2014 at 6:09 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

This year, we had 15 rides serving 113 kids, with 47 kids riding the entire loop of over 19 miles. We served the following organizations: Boys and Girls Club, UMC Neighborhood Center TECH, Harrisburg Inner City Outings, St. Barnabas Center, Loop BnG and Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

Off to a great start

June 27, 2014 at 11:54 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

So far this year, we have had seven rides serving 64 kids, with 38 kids riding the entire loop of over 19 miles. More news later…

Things are looking up

March 26, 2014 at 8:43 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Three spring rides have already been scheduled.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters – Saturday, April 26
  • Hbg Inner City Outings – Saturday, May 3
  • UMC TECH Program – Wednesday, May 14

UMC TECH has also scheduled 11 rides for their Summer Adventure Program. These rides are scheduled on Thursdays from May 29 until August 7. The Boys and Girls Club plans to schedule summer rides on Mondays.

2014, a make or break year

January 5, 2014 at 12:12 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We had a rough year in 2013, many factors conspired to make it so. Three rides were conducted for 23 kids. We are dedicated to improving our performance in 2014, and we are looking for new clients. Over the winter with the help of TFK National, Quality Bicycle Products and the Pedal Pusher, we will be upgrading our bike inventory.

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