Sunday, April 5, 2009


We need your help to make our upcoming events a success. Please say you will join us for the following activities:

Earth Day Booth, Sunday April 19

12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at RiverFront Park
Two hour shifts starting at 11:00 for set up.
To Volunteer, email or call Michele at 610-779-9702.

RiverWalks, Sunday, April 19:
12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. along Riverfront Drive, Reading
Free Escorted walks to five cherry tree trail destinations. Sign-up at the RiverPlace information table.
Penn Street Bridge (0.4 miles - 8 min walk)
GoggleWorks (0.6 miles - 12 min walk)
Comcast (0.2 miles - 4 min walk)
Heritage Park (0.7 miles - 13 min walk)
Reading Public Museum (1.6 miles - 30 min walk)
To Volunteer, email or call Michele at 610-779-9702.

Road I, Saturday, April 18:

Time: 8:00 a.m. -- 5:00 p.m.Instructor: Benton LevengoodLocation: Alvernia University Upland Center, 540 Upland Ave, Reading, PA 19611Fee: $35 (includes membership to WalkBikeBerks for 2009)
Space is limited, to reserve your space as soon as possible.
To register for this course, contact:Benton LevengoodPhone: 717-449-4474Email:

Bike to the Capitol, May 5:
PA Walks and Bikes
Hundreds of cyclists from across PA will demonstrate our need for bicycle legislation and Livable Communities.
8:30 a.m. Assemble at Farm Show Complex
9:00 a.m. Bike Ride begins
10:00 a.m. Representative Dave Kessler and Senator O'Pake will read their House and Senate Resolutions, and there will be reading of Governor Rendell's Bike Month Proclamation. We encourage attendees to make appointments to meet with their legislators to encourage them to support the safe passing legislation introduced by Rep. Ron Miller and the Bicycle Access Council.
To register for this event: write to or call 610-779-9702.

Bike To Work, May 15:
Registration: 6:30 -6:45

Ride begins 7:00 a.m.
Location: Brentwood Trail Head
Event: Ride to City Hall with WalkBikeBerks and our county's leaders to celebrate Bike to Work Day.
To register for this event: write to or call 610-779-9702.

Thank you for joining us to make Berks County a more Livable Community that is better for walking and biking.

Michele D. Barrett
Board President

We must become the change we want to see.~Mahatma Gandhi

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