2 Great Events: One Amazing Cause
KOB Bikes for Schools Fall Fun Ride
Air Force Academy- Santa Fe Trail
September 25, 2010
Kids on Bikes (KOB) will host its first annual community fundraising ride this Saturday. All proceeds from the ride will benefit KOB in bringing joy one bike at a time to children in the Pikes Peak Region. Pledges collected will help sponsor fifth grade students at Sand Creek and Bristol Elementary earn bikes by reaching academic, behavior, and character development goals in our ABC’s Program.
Raising a Champion Luncheon with Linda Armstrong
Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Kids on Bikes mission is to provide bikes to children through programs that inspire a healthy lifestyle, independence, and achievement. The first annual luncheon titled Raising a Champion: The Lance Armstrong Story as told by his mom Linda Armstrong will raise much-needed funds to support the mission and expansion of the organization. Lance Armstrong’s mom Linda will serve as the keynote speaker for the luncheon and local cycling legend Chris Carmichael will also be in attendance as a special guest to introduce Linda. Linda will be discussing the tools she gave her son Lance, to succeed and the opportunity his bike provided. Growing up in the Dallas Projects and receiving her GED, Linda’s journey as a single parent will highlight the impact a bike provides a child and the importance of kids being healthy and physically active. And you won’t want to miss plenty of stories about Lance that only a mother can tell!