14 WWBPA Members Riding for Anchor House

Sunday, April 17 by JerryFoster

It’s official: 14 West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance members are participating in the annual Anchor House Ride for Runaways, which benefits the Anchor House teen shelter in Trenton, among their other programs. This year, the week-long 500 mile ride starts in Jamestown, NY, not too far from Lake Erie, and finishes as always at Quaker Bridge Mall.

Newell Benedict
Ken Carlson
Jerry Foster
Bill Garrett
Jack Hayon
Allison Leathem
Jessica Leathem
Les Leathem
Daryl McMillan
Eileen Murphy
Henry Murphy
Paul Shapiro
DJ Varner
Ron Weinstein

After clicking to the Anchor House site, just choose among our members by clicking the dropdown list and scrolling down to find your favorite member rider, then click Donate in This Participant’s Name and follow the instructions. Thank you!

Comments Off on 14 WWBPA Members Riding for Anchor House

Another Successful Anchor House Ride for Runaways

Wednesday, July 28 by JerryFoster

Day 3 Potomac, Ken C, Ken N, and JerryWWBPA trustees and members participated in a 500-mile ride from Charlottesville, VA to Quaker Bridge Mall this year to raise money for the Anchor House shelter for runaway teens in Trenton. In total, the ride attracted pledges of over $400,000. Thank you to everyone who donated, and if you’d like to donate, click here.

Day 7 Pedestrian Bridge, Henry and EileenWWBPA participants included Jerry Foster, Ken Carlson, Newell Benedict, Ken Naglak, DJ Varner, Jack Hayon, Ron Weinstein, Bill Garrett and Henry and Eileen Murphy, among other West Windsor residents. With about 200 participants, it’s great fun for a great cause. We’re already looking forward to next year!

For more pictures and a day-by-day account of the ride, read Ken Carlson’s blog.

Comments Off on Another Successful Anchor House Ride for Runaways

Anchor House Ride

Wednesday, March 3 by sandy

Anchor House RideOn July 10th 2010, 200+ riders and support crew members will depart for a grueling one-week, 500 mile marathon ride that begins in Charlottesville,VA and end at Quaker Bridge Mall.

The goal:

To raise money necessary to keep open the doors of Trenton-based Anchor House. Your support will help to sustain its many programs available to the thousands of kids and their families whose lives that have been impacted by Anchor House for 32 years.

Anchor House, Inc. is a multi-service agency for runaway, homeless, abused, and at-risk youth and their families. For the past 30 years, Anchor House has committed its efforts to providing comprehensive, life-saving assistance to our most vulnerable population.

In 2009, several WWBPA members, including Ken Carlson, Jerry Foster, and Daryl McMillan, participated in the ride. You can read more about this year’s ride here.Anchor House Logo

To sign up (applications are due by March 5) or to sponsor the riders, go to anchorhouseride.org.

2 Comments »

Archives

Categories

Tag Cloud

bicycle bicycle commuting bicycle safety Bicycle Tourism bicycling Bike/Ped Path bike commuter journal Bike Commuting bike lanes bike path bike racks bike ride bike safety biking Community Bike Ride Complete Streets crosswalk D&R Canal Downtown Princeton Junction East Coast Greenway Historic Bike Trail League of American Bicyclists Learn to BIke Livable Communities Main Street Mercer County mercer county bike commuting Mercer County Park multi-use trails National Bike Month NJDOT pedestrian pedestrian safety Plainsboro Princeton Princeton Junction train station Ride of Silence Route 571 safety sidewalks Smart Transportation speed limits traffic walking West Windsor

Upcoming Events

March 9   ******* Annual Membership Meeting ******* 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Main Mtg Rm A). Guest Speaker TBA.

March      Membership Drive. Become a member/Renew your membership today and support our local community.

March 12  WWBPA participating at the St Anthony’s Health Fair 1:30-2:30pm in the gym at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hightstown.

April 13     Monthly Meeting 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Rm D – Lower Level)

April 15     Scholarship applications due for Graduating High School Seniors

May          Look for opening Season of WWBPA at the WW Farmers Market

May 11     Monthly Meeting 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Rm D – Lower Level)

Jun 8       Monthly Meeting 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Rm D – Lower Level)

July 13     Monthly Meeting 7 pm – WW Municpal Bldg (Rm D – Lower Level)

Ongoing – Register your bike with the WW Police Dept for Free

Volunteer Opportunities – Sign up to give back to the community

Now Accepting Applications for WWBPA Student Advisory Board

More Events »

Visit our Facebook Page

Follow us on Twitter

Google Group