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Milwaukee Recreation Holds Bike Collection Drive

Bikes, parts, and tools needed for community bike program

By - Apr 22nd, 2014 01:01 pm

Milwaukee Recreation is partnering with the Wisconsin Bike Federation, the statewide bicycle advocacy organization, to collect new and used bikes, parts, and metric & standard bike tools for an upcoming community bike program. The collection drive will be held in the main parking lot of Riverside Community Center, 1615 E. Locust Street, on Thursday, April 24 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 26 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Donations are tax deductible and greatly appreciated.

The upcoming bike program will teach students to repair and restore bicycles as they develop valuable job skills and personal responsibility. When a student has worked on a bike for at least 10 hours in the repair shop, he/she will keep the bike. For more information, please call Afton at (414) 475-8811 or e-mail

Milwaukee Recreation is a department of Milwaukee Public Schools, established in 1911 to provide the entire community with affordable and enriching recreational activities. For more information, visit or contact Brian Hoffer at (414) 475-8938.

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