BONITA SPRINGS, Florida – The City of Bonita Springs Bicycle Safety and Registration Advisory Committee and the Bonita Springs Downton Alliance will hold a free bicycle safety day on Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to noon. Bonita Springs recreation center. located at 26740 Pine Ave.
The special guest is Cristin Madden, a pretty resident, seriously injured by a hit-and-run driver and her partner on horseback killed in Alva a few weeks ago. Her employer Charlotte State Bank donates $ 500 to the local Boy Scout Troop 109 for hotdogs they will make for hungry attendees.
Many nonprofits participate in the event, including the Naples Pathways Coalition (NPC), the nonprofit advocacy group dedicated to improving pedestrian and cyclist safety and protecting and accessing vulnerable road users alike. . When new roads are designed or existing roads in Collier County improved, they work with policymakers to ensure that the needs of runners, walkers, and cyclists are planned and included in the design.
Amazing Wellness and Chiropractic, donates 50 helmets for those who can’t afford them (until stocks run out). Blue Zones will install a Bike Rodeo and offer the right helmet accessories; The county sheriff’s office will distribute information on bicycle safety.
“The Bicycle and Records Safety Advisory Committee is very excited to sponsor this important event, especially with the latest bicycle accidents, the upcoming commemorative weekend and the school that will be out soon.” stated Councilor Gibson’s committee link.
Event sponsors include Amazing Wellness and Chiropractic, NCH Blue Zones Project, Bikes for Tykes, The Bonita Springs Downtown Alliance (BSDA), Bonita Springs YMCA, Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Charlotte State Bank and TLC Marketing & Creative Services, Inc.