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BMC Seeking Volunteers for New Positions

By | 2009-09-29T12:39:03+00:00 September 29th, 2009|Categories: Advocacy|

The Bike Michiana Coalition is seeking persons to fill two new formal roles in our organization: a volunteer Membership Coordinator and a volunteer Grant-Writing Coordinator. Job descriptions of the two positions are below along with the contact persons. A more organized membership and grant-writing capacity will help BMC take its activities to the next level in [...]

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Paul Taylor awarded Northern Indiana Leadership Award

By | 2009-06-04T21:06:01+00:00 June 4th, 2009|Categories: Advocacy, News|

Bicycle Indiana is pleased to announce Paul Taylor as the recipient of its Northern Indiana Leadership Award.  Paul was nominated for this award by the Bicycle Indiana board for his leadership toward changing Indiana’s antiquated bike/traffic safety legislation, through the 2008-09 bill which became known as SB553.   Bicycle Indiana’s executive director Nancy Tibbett presented the award [...]

New Michiana Bike Route Map Published

By | 2009-05-30T19:37:47+00:00 May 30th, 2009|Categories: Advocacy, Facilities, Infrastructure, News, Routes|

Update: an 11 MB PDF of the map is now available for download. The first-ever comprehensive St. Joseph/Elkhart Counties bike map is now available.  A joint effort of the Bike Michiana Coalition, local government, business and university, the folding map will first be distributed to cyclists who attend the South Bend Bike to Work Week events, June 1-5.  Afterwards, the map will [...]

BMC’s Energizer Bunnies Given Pfeil Award

By | 2009-05-21T02:04:39+00:00 May 21st, 2009|Categories: Uncategorized|

Judy and Bill Lee, Vice-President and Treasurer respectively of the Bike Michiana Coalition (BMC), were recently awarded the YWCA's prestigous Donna Pfeil award for volunteerism in Michiana.  The focus of this year's award was the Lee's ongoing work organizing and bike-route planning  for Run Jane Run, the premier all-women's run/bike/golf event  in Michiana.  Since 1903, the YWCA of St. Joseph County has been the leading advocate [...]

“Recently Unemployed”: The Hottest new Bike Week Team!

By | 2009-05-21T01:42:14+00:00 May 21st, 2009|Categories: Advocacy, Events, Group Rides: Special|

Are you a Bike to Work fan with no job to bike to?   Feeling the crunch of the economy in spite of your commuter savings?   This could be your opportunity to shine on the newly formed Bike to Work team called "Recently Unemployed".   Join last year's mileage leader Rob Shellhamer and others as we pedal our way to [...]