Santa Clara Valley Boys & Girls Clubs & CIBike Club Receive Grant Funds

Last week, the Santa Clara Valley Boys & Girls Club in partner with Channel Islands Bike Club secured grant funds to help purchase equipment for the kids to utilize. Pictured left to right: Kurt Wilkinson and Val Gordon of representatives from CI Bike Club, Jan Marholin, Maricela Soriano, and Melissa Hermosillo. Photo credit Michael Durazo, SCV B & G Club Special Events Coordinator. Local Boys & Girls Club Directors have been working with Channel Islands Bicycle Club (CIBike) which received grants for four Santa Clara Valley Boys & Girls Clubs. Grant funds will be used to purchase a bicycle rack for each site and locks, lights, helmets, and reflectors for the youth that cycle to and from these Boys & Girls Club locations, including Fillmore and many mansions Piru sites. The Boys & Girls Clubs and CIBike’s purpose is to help these youth be safer while commuting by bicycle. CIBike Mission Statement: The Channel Islands Bicycle Club (CIBike) is an inclusive, non-profit organization that promotes bicycling for recreation, health, sport, and transportation in Ventura County and beyond. CiBike is committed to increasing awareness, skills, and safety for cyclists through worthy programs, grants, and partnering with agencies that share our vision of fun and safe cycling.