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What we learned at the first annual Jeffersonian Dinner

Friday, December 12th, 2014
By Brianna Harris, Campaign Specialist On Wednesday, community members gathered at the Village Ballroom to help build the future of the Community Cycling Center through an evening of idea sharing, priority building, and discussing the challenges facing our community at our first annual Jeffersonian Dinner. Discussions ranged from what strategic direction the Cycling Center should take in 2015 to which initiatives

Lessons in leverage – fathers & daughters building community with bikes

Friday, December 12th, 2014
By Heidi Beierle, Volunteer Storyteller Paul is a Community Cycling Center donor and regular volunteer.  I spoke with him and his daughter, Nora, during a recent Tuesday night volunteer drop-in at the Alberta  shop.  I’m a volunteer, too, and curious why other volunteers contribute time and money to the organization. “I want to be a good role model for Nora,” Paul says.  “I care about bikes

Livestream our Jeffersonian Dinner!

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014
We will be livestreaming our Jeffersonian dinner tonight. Stay tuned.

Here are Portland’s 300 new riders after Holiday Bike Drive (PHOTOS)

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Since the Holiday Bike Drive’s inception in 1995, we have provided over 10,000 bicycles to children from underserved communities. On Sunday, 300 more children became Portland’s newest riders after going  home with bicycles, helmets, and safety education at the 19th annual Holiday Bike Drive held at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center’s beautiful a