Friday, April 15, 2011
Sanibel Bicycle Club Honored By Florida Bicycle Association
Island Sun, April 15, 2011
At its monthly potluck last week, the Sanibel Bicycle Club had something special to savor in addition to the abundant dinner fare. As usual, the members reminisced about the experiences they shared this season……the rides they enjoyed, on Sanibel and off-island in other parts of Southwest Florida; the many meals they shared; the laughs they had together. But the highlight of the evening was the Club being honored as Florida’s Bicycle Club of the Year by the Florida Bicycle Association.
On hand to present the award to Club President Mary Miller was Dan Moser, Program Director of Florida Bicycle Association and long-time Lee County bicycle & pedestrian advocate. In making the award, Moser noted that the Sanibel Club is unusual in the way its members combine their cycling and social activities with a dedication to supporting community safe biking practices and improved infrastructure for cyclists and pedestrians. Moser said he often points to the Sanibel Club as a model for other clubs around the state to emulate....