Community Bands Together To Bring Bikes To Schools
Posted: November 16, 2012 at 4:24 a.m.
The warehouse at AMP Sign and Banner off the Wishing Springs Trail is packed this week. Reams of paper have been pushed aside to make way for boxes and boxes of bikes. Trek bikes, to be exact. Five hundred and forty of them.
At A Glance
The following groups contributed a total of more than $130,00 for the Bentonville School District to purchase 540 mountain bikes:
• Walton Family Foundation
• Walmart Visitors Center
• Bentonville Public Schools Foundation
• Bell donated 540 bike helmets
• Trek offered a 10 percent discount on the purchase
• Phat Tire and AMP Sign and Banner offered in-kind services
Source: Staff Report
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