Trailnet sponsored fueling stations on Bonhomme and DeMun avenues.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Nate Birt
Friday, May 20, 2011
The prospect of afternoon rain in Clayton didn't keep bicyclists from visiting two sites in the city Friday morning in honor of National Bike/Walk to Work Day. "It's been pretty successful," said Brooke Hendry, a TravelGreen intern with Trailnet, which sponsored the fueling stations. She said attendance wasn't as high as it might have been because of the uncertain weather. She and Anna Kusnierkiewicz, a special events specialist with the Gateway Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation staffed a table in downtown Clayton outside of The Patio Cafe on Bonhomme Avenue. The cystic fibrosis group is sponsoring a Sept. 24 biking fundraiser in O'Fallon, MO, and St. Paul, MO, called Cycle for Life. The Patio Cafe donated coffee and bagels for the…
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