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Class to benefit Village Bicycle Project

Posted by on November 28th, 2005 at 10:40 pm

Here’s a chance to make a difference, spread pedal power, and fix your busted up bike all at the same time…

A special women’s bike maintenance class is being held at NoPo Bikeworks to benefit the Village Bicycle Project. The VBP supplies bikes, maintenance classes, and repair tools to thousands of Africans. Here’s the info:

Sunday December 11th 1-5:30pm
North Portland Bike Works
3951 N.Mississippi
Sliding Scale $5-$50
Learn to fix your own flat, adjust brakes and derailleurs, keep your bike clean and running smoothly, and perform bike safety checks! (Food provided)

Contact: Jaye Marolla at meyajj[a]yahoo.com for more information.

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  • Curt Dewees December 1, 2005 at 11:47 am

    Who is the contact person for this event?
    Name, telephone, email?

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  • Jonathan Maus December 1, 2005 at 11:51 am

    Ooops, sorry Curt. Thanks for asking.

    Contact: Jaye Marolla at meyajj [a] yahoo.com for more information.

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  • [...] The CCC is partnering with the Village Bicycle Project (VBP), a non-profit that works to improve access to bikes in Africa through bike donations, teaching bike maintenance, and providing tools and training. The CCC has several connections to Ghana, including former employee Jaye Marolla who now works for the VBP (you might remember her from this post). In addition to Marolla, the CCC’s BikeArt program coordinator Nikkie West (photo) spent a year in Ghana during college and their retail shop manager Mychal Tetteh’s father is from Ghana. [...]

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