Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Bicycle Retailer Magazine and Trek Bicycle Corp.Give National Advocacy Awards to SWFBUD in 2009

Here is a picture of Megan Tompkins, editor of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, and Tim Blumenthal, executive director of Bikes Belong Coalition, with Alan Snel, who received a BRAINy award on behalf of SWFBUD for retail store bicycle advocacy last week.

The Bicycle Bash by the Bay is one reason why SWFBUD won this national honor. Now in its fourth year, the Bicycle Bash by the Bay is known nationwide and is seen as a model for other communities to emulate.

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In August. SWFBUD also won a national bicycle advocacy award from Trek Bicycle Corp. when Trek President John Burke recognized the Trek dealers in SWFBUD for SWFBUD's advocacy work in keeping Hillsborough County's parks open seven days a week.

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