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Trips for Kids Hires Re-Cyclery Manager

Published April 7, 2010

SAN RAFAEL, CA (BRAIN)—Trips for Kids (TFK) has hired Andy Phelps to be its new Re-Cyclerly Bike Shop manager.

Phelps joins TFK with years of experience in retail bike shops ready to oversee the renovation of the Re-Cyclery Bike Shop located at TFK's national headquarters in San Rafael, CA.

As a certified bicycle technician and former sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, Phelps is well equipped to enhance the bike shop's programs and profitability. Phelps has been decorated throughout his bike and military careers with the U.S. Marine Corps NCO of the Year Award, Navy Achievement Medal and the REI Brentwood-Antioch Anderson Award. Phelps also holds a B.A. in speech communications from Edinboro University.

The Re-Cyclery Bike Shop offers classes, runs an Earn-A-Bike program and sells bikes, clothing and equipment donated by companies in the San Francisco Bay Area and TFK sponsors. Proceeds from the Re-Cyclery Bike Shop provide TFK two-thirds of its national funding.

The TFK Re-Cyclery Thrift Shop is located at 610 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA, and is open Tuesday through Friday, noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Topics associated with this article: Advocacy/Non-profits

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