The Silicon Valley Tour de Cure is a fundraising cycling event taking place in Palo Alto to benefit the American Diabetes Association. They are expecting over 1,500 riders who will need a place to park their bikes while they relax after the ride.
We need many volunteers! Volunteer bike parking shifts are a couple hours and include a FREE lunch at the event from the America Diabetes... read the whole note.
Maker Faire is a gigantic exhibition of do-it-yourself crafting, building, and exploring in San Mateo. Those who arrive to the Faire by bike get free valet bike parking plus a patch and you don't have to park out in the boonies. Cycling is a very popular way to get to the Faire. SVBC has been providing valet bike parking for the last few years, and 2013 will be no exception.
We need... read the whole note.
We all had a lovely time last night at our first-ever Volunteer Party and Chili Cook-off. There was chili (which was exceptional), there was cornbread (which was fantastic), and there was a gaggle of SVBC volunteers (who are also exceptional and fantastic). We staff members did our best to emulate our volunteers' typical grace under fire as we parked bikes and took on tabling duties.
Our 2013 Bike to Work Day poster is ready to be seen and help spread the word about Bike to Work Day! Download a copy and hang it on your cubicle wall, above the water cooler, in the break room, around campus, at a parking lot, in the elevator, over the sink, or on your living room wall… anywhere and everywhere will do. Be creative. And feel free to post pictures if you're proud of your... read the whole note.
We would like to get information about Bike to Work Day out to local businesses and government agencies and need your help to make this happen. We are hosting an envelope stuffing party, which means that we need to stuff marketing collateral, like posters, the Team Bike Challenge, and other great information into envelopes that will then be mailed to our community supporters.
We'll... read the whole note.
The Membership & Event Committee makes recommendations that help the Board of Directors and the Executive Director increase the number of members and members' level of engagement in SVBC. Members are the lifeblood of SVBC - help us grow our movement! Your creative ideas and passion for bike riding are needed to build a stronger SVBC.
The committee meets on the second Tuesday evening... read the whole note.
If you're interested in joining or supporting our own Corinne Winter and SVBC member Karl Danz as they tackle the Climate Ride for SVBC, join us at this fun meet and greet! Learn what the ride entails and have your questions answered. We'll bring the snacks and free beer! The evening event will be hosted by our friends at Acterra.
SVBC member and Acterra board member David Coale,... read the whole note.
From valet bike parking at events, to stuffing envelopes, to answering questions at our Bike to Work Day energizer stations, volunteers are the heart of SVBC.
Join us for a special party honoring the volunteers who made it all possible in 2012. We’ll also kick-off the warm season with sign-ups for volunteer opportunities for 2013. Never volunteered with SVBC, but have special skills you... read the whole note.
Calling all volunteers to SVBC's first annual volunteer party and chili cook-off taking place at The Historic Adobe Building in Mountain View. Join us for a special party honoring the volunteers who made it all possible in 2012. If you have a favorite chili recipe we'll have a contest for that too.
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Join SVBC at our annual Bike to Work Day bag stuffing party as we prepare the thousands of bags that will be distributed to Energizer Stations throughout Santa Clara County. If you’ve attended in the past you know that stuffing a BTWD musette bag can be as fun and rewarding as receiving one at an Energizer Station.
As always, the bags will be filled with goodies and cycling information... read the whole note.