Citi Global Community Day Kick-Off At Citi Field With Bloomberg, Bike New York, YMCA Of Greater New York & New York Mets

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Representatives from all five organizations will welcome volunteers from Citi and Bloomberg to build bikes and distribute them to children from underserved neighborhoods

Some 300 volunteers from Citi and Bloomberg, with Bike New York’s guidance and assistance, will assemble 500 bicycles and distribute them (along with helmets) to YMCA youth at Citi Field. Bike New York will offer a Learn to Ride class and provide bike safety tips during the event.

WHERE: Citi Field, Jackie Robinson Rotunda

WHEN: Saturday, June 11, 9:00AM-4:00PM
9:30AM: Speakers
9:45AM: “Bike stretch” led by Ken Podziba, Bike New York’s President & CEO
9:50AM: Project orientation and demonstration & bike building
12:30PM: Lunch break
1:30PM-4:00PM: Bike giveaway to YMCA youth
2:00PM-3:00: Mr. Met in attendance

NOTE: Media can park for free in Lot G off 126th Street between the Right Field Gate and Roosevelt Avenue

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Sam Polcer
Director of Communications
Bike New York
spolcer(at)bike(dot)nyc
212-87O-2O85
917-627-2510 (mobile)

Elizabeth Patella
Media Relations
Citi
elizabeth.patella(at)citi(dot)com
212-559-2477

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