The start of the Bike/Hike.
June 14, 2013 we had a beautiful day For The Arc annual Fundraiser the Bike Hike. 120 participants were biking and hiking at Roche Park trails to fulfill the pledges they had received.. Eric Osborne was the Honorary Chairperson because he was The Arc member with the highest total pledges 2012.
First place in pledges with the donation from Ken Miller of VFW Post #2006.
This year Josh Davis obtained the most pledges hiw prize was $100 cash from Mickeys Central. Ken Miller from the VFW Post 2006 surprised Josh with a $5,000 donation to his credit. The club is a huge supporter of community events.
2nd Eric Osborne $75.00 from The Gorske Family
3rd Emily Pratt $50.00 Full Circle Events
4th David Gibbs Helmet from Emigs Bike Shop
5th – 78h Jeff Smith, Greg Cornwell, Bethany Holcomb, Aleta & Isaiah King, Kennywood Tickets donated by Forever Broadcasting
9th Abby Laughery Loefflers’s Gift Certificate
10th Peggy Bailey Gift certificate from The Rib & Chop House
11th place Richard Reinhart Gift card from the Creative Crust
12th Melinda Graber Pottery from Cambell’s Pottery
13th Carol Murnahan Gift Cert from David Jewelers
14th Matt Mc Elhinny Maple Syrup from Howles Landscaping
15th Wendy O’Hara Gift Cert from David Jewelers
16th Nathan Dillen Gift Cert from David Jewelers
The Arc would like to thank everyone who sponsored walkers and bike riders.
The proceeds of the Bike or Hike helps to fund classes like Fun with Words, Movement, Music. Counseling, the Art show, annual Essay Contest and recreation not funded by government programs are also funded by this event. Over $16,000. was turned in from bike buck sales, pledges and sponsors. Every year the Bike or Hike is a great time for families and Arc members to connect with friends.
Special thanks to the Tim Mullen family for supplying the delicious food and to Ken & Barb Miller for cooking it! Luminous water set up water stations around the walking path and Meadville Dairy Queen provided tasty cold ice cream sandwiches for dessert. DJ Phil provided lively music and the participants danced to their favorite songs.
Dancing before and after the awards presentation.
A more detailed Bike hike Newsletter is available upon request at The Arc 222 Chestnut Street or by calling 724-7346. Check out the album on Face book = The Arc Crawford County.
We appreciated the smoked turkey and pork as well as the salads. Thank you!