Join Common Council President Ashanti Hamilton, Alderman Khalif Rainey, and many community organizations and neighbors on a Promise Zone Ride on Saturday, June 17! We’ll begin and end at Garden Homes Park, 2600 W Atkinson Ave, riding from 10:00am to Noon.
Published by Andrew Haug on June 6, 2017
Promise Zone Bike Ride
Saturday, June 17 10am – noon
“Connecting communities to improve access to resources”
This ride will be a family-friendly event suitable for anyone who can ride a bike. A 5-mile route will start and end from Garden Homes Square at 2600 W Atkinson Ave, visiting a number of important community sites in the 1st and 7th Aldermanic Districts. Bike marshals will guide riders through historic neighborhoods, past the Century City Tower and Century City I development, near major employers including DRS Power & Control Technologies and Integrated Mail, near schools including Samuel Clemens, Milwaukee Collegiate Academy, and Hope Christian School, along natural environment amenities including Lincoln Creek and the Oak Leaf Trail, and many more sites!
Following the ride, festivities in Garden Homes Park will continue into the afternoon with games and educational activities organized by the Wisconsin Bike Federation’s “Share and Be Aware” ambassadors, and the annual Garden Homes “Praise 4 Peace March & Rally” organized by Crossing Jordan Ministries.
A limited number of Bublr Bikes will be available for attendees who RSVP. Please call Andrew at 414-444-8200 ext 8101 by Wednesday, June 14th if you want to participate and don’t have access to a bike.
Sponsors: President Hamilton’s Office, Northwest Side Community Development Corporation, Black Girls Do Bike, Wisconsin Bike Federation, Bublr Bikes.