St. Jude Ride
October 20th TBC will once again cycle to Hawkins and Petty's Café, using the opportunity to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , Memphis, TN. St. Jude's is the research hospital for childhood diseases which provides free services. Join the ride, ask friends, family, neighbors, and fellow workers for financial contribution in this worthy cause.
The St. Jude Ride leaves from Bill Cornelius' office (Donnybrook & 5th) at 8:30 a.m. Oct 20th. (Some may wish to start from Super 1 on N. Beckham St.) A stop for breakfast at Petty's Café, Hawkins, is made prior to an optional ride around Lake Hawkins. Returning to Tyler, the
If you have ever wondered, the Adopt a Highway contract is a service to the community and is done for the Texas Department of Transportation. Recently we found out that we were one of the best
I need to address another issue, and it has to do with memberships renewals. The $10.00 fee from July to December ONLY applies to new members. Renewal, even if is very, very late, is $20.00 (no penalty charged). Your contribution is greatly appreciated and it goes to pay for printing and mailing of the newsletters every month, office supplies, the summer picnic and Christmas party, free helmets for children and other donations. About 24 memberships pay for one year of storage for Beauty and the Beast supplies and other club stuff. We had two mountain bike races in 95 and 96, the revenues of which have helped us get this far. We have come a long way! B&B is growing its not that big, yet. Remember this when January 2002 comes, and it is time to pay your dues. We are very thankful to all those who support the Tyler Bicycle Club. Every little bit helps.
There is a nominating committee looking for candidates for next years officers. Dont panic if they approach you. You may be the next one. I have survived, so can you.
And last Im proud of those who Ive seen stopping at the two new red lights on Hwy 69 and also at the stop signs. Thanks so much for setting a good example! It reflects on the club. Just remember, it took only one person complaining about one cyclist to get the ball rolling for legislation that would have banned cyclists on our FM roads. It is really our choice whether we keep our rights or not. So, safe cycling to all of you.