Bike Showcase Geared for Kids With Disabilities
Sponsored by Courage Center St. Croix and EveryKid Mobility
MINNEAPOLIS, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Riding a bike is a rite of
passage for every kid! Come to Courage Center St. Croix on Saturday,
May 30, from 10 a.m. to noon to test ride adaptive bikes designed to
make this dream come true for kids of all physical abilities. Courage
Center St. Croix is located at 1460 Curve Crest Blvd., Stillwater, MN.
Many manufacturers will be on hand with bikes and tricycles to test
drive. Bikes will be available for kids of all physical abilities.
We'll also feature simple additions you can make to existing bicycles
and tricycles. Both hand and foot-powered cycles will be available.
Receive advice on alternative funding options and payment plans. And,
each child will go home with a photo to remember their bike riding
Other highlights include:
-- On-site physical therapists available for bike consultation.
-- Low cost adaptation to personal bicycles and tricycles.
-- Information about summer programs, camps and adaptive vacations.
Bring a bike helmet if you have one. Some bike helmets will be available for use on test rides.
About the Sponsors:
Courage Center is a nonprofit rehabilitation and resource center
that advances the lives of children and adults experiencing barriers to
health and independence. At Courage Center, we specialize in treating
brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, chronic pain, autism, and
disabilities experienced since birth. Founded in 1928,
Minneapolis-based Courage Center offers advanced technologies and
innovation provided in part through the efforts of thousands of
volunteers and donors. For more information visit CourageCenter.org.
Every Kid Mobility was founded in 2005 by Sally Brown to create a
place for families who need adaptive bikes. Every Kid Mobility has
partnered with Just Two Bikes to provide the most complete showroom of
adaptive bicycles in the Upper Midwest. We work closely with schools,
therapists and funding sources to help make adaptive cycling a
possibility for more and more families.
Contact: Laurin Dalton, Courage Center St. Croix, 651-351-2372, or
Heather Marx, Every Kid Mobility, 651-468-7370
Source: Courage Center
Web Site: http://www.courage.org/