Students to Receive Free Bicycles at Ivy Tech’s Public Safety Academy

EVANSVILLE – Middle school and elementary school students in the Ivy Tech Community College Public Safety Academy (a partnership with the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers and the Department of Parks & Recreation), will get a nice reward for good attendance and good behavior in the program this year…a new bicycle, helmet and lock.  

The majority of the 140 bicycles will be awarded to students during two special events at Ivy Tech Community College this Wednesday, June 29 at 1:30 p.m. and Thursday, June 30 at 1:30 p.m. The Evansville Bicycle Club will be assisting with the event and will help adjust the bike seats and helmets to ensure a proper fit.

Bicycles will be presented to the students by representatives from local public safety agencies, EVSC, and Ivy Tech. Students will also be treated to an afternoon of fun, including activities, snacks, a tour of Ivy Tech, and a video on safe biking.

Ivy Tech Community College Public Safety Academy

Annual Bicycle Giveaway Event
Ivy Tech Community College
3501 N. First Avenue
Wednesday, June 29 at 1:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 30 at 1:30 p.m.

The event is funded by generous donations from individuals and businesses across the tri-state. For additional information about the event or the Public Safety Academy, please contact

Chris Kiefer at (812) 429-1449 or Dave Shutte at (812) 598-9823 

Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest single-accredited statewide community college system with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana.  It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana.  It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

 

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