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Portland's Community Cycling Center celebrates 20th anniversary

Published June 6, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. (BRAIN) — Portland's Community Cycling Center, the city's first nonprofit bike shop, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month.

This week, the Center launched an anniversary campaign video (below) featuring its founder, Brian Lacy.

In the video Lacy shares his memories of what inspired him to start the Community Cycling Center in 1994. Many of the programs he launched still form the foundation of the Cycling Center's work today. Since its inception, the Community Cycling Center's Holiday Bike Drive alone has provided over 7,700 bicycles to children from families living on low incomes.

"We are humbled by the support we have received over the past 20 years," said Mychal Tetteh, the Community Cycling Center's CEO. "Our legacy of programming continues to address the primary barrier: access to a bicycle. Today we are celebrating this special milestone and looking ahead to our
future."

 

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