Volunteers Needed – Gearing Up for National Bike Month at BGCUC Bike Exchange
Union, NJ, May 2, 2019 – Calling all cyclists and bike enthusiasts: May is National Bike Month! Do you know about The Bike Exchange in our Plainfield Club? The Bike Exchange reconditions gently used bikes for sale at greatly reduced prices. Are you interested in being a volunteer bike mechanic? Bike mechanics are the heart and soul of The Bike Exchange- they keep our pedals moving! Take advantage of flexible hours and gain firsthand experience working on bikes with Mr. Ned Fox, our Head Bike Mechanic. This is a great opportunity to gain new skills and meet new friends! No experience necessary; some experience would be helpful. If you are looking to purchase a bike, we currently have over 25 bikes for all ages ready for a new home. For more information or to volunteer, contact the Plainfield Boys & Girls Club at 908-822-8672.
“There is no greater satisfaction than the smile on a kid’s face when they pick up their bike”, said Ned Fox, Head Bike Mechanic. “This is a great opportunity improve and learn new skills in a great environment, and, pay it forward, as all the revenue we generate underwrites programs at the Club.”
Summer Camp and Aquatics Stroke Development Camp registration are now OPEN! You can register online for our Union and Plainfield Clubs. Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County offers summer youth and Teen Leadership Club programs in 3 communities in Union County: Plainfield, Elizabeth, and Union. Members participate in character, leadership, career preparation and community service activities throughout the year. Aquatics instruction is available at our Union Club. For information on our clubs and programs, please visit our website www.bgcuc.org or contact us 908-687-2697. Download our mobile APP free from Google Play or iTunes App Store to receive information on programs, activities, alerts and photos.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County seek to inspire and enable young people, who need them most, to realize their full potential and have provided opportunity for youth since 1955. They are part of a national network of some 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which serves more than 4.6 million young people annually, in all 50 states and on U.S. military bases worldwide. Clubs provide guidance-oriented character development programs on a daily basis for children 6-18 years old, conducted by a full-time professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, financial literacy, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach.