Friday, March 28, 2008

Official Announcement


Portland State University Cycling Team and Bike Gallery Team-up to Raise Money for Bike Safety Education.

Portland, Oregon- May 1, 2008, 7 pm .The Portland State University Cycling team, in conjunction with the Bike Gallery, is hosting an event the evening of May 1st, 2008, to raise money and raise awareness for the Brett Jarolimek Memorial Fund, created in the honor of a dear friend, Portland resident, cyclist, and artist, Brett Jarolimek.

Money donated to the memorial fund will help 1) enhance motorist awareness and education, 2) enhance the awareness, visibility and education of bicyclists, and 3) enable bicycle safety infrastructure projects on a selected basis.

The free event, which will be held at Downtown Bike Gallery, located at 1001 SW 10th Ave, Portland, will host a raffle with contributions from Signal Cycles( and Veloforma (, two Portland area bicycle frame companies. A silent auction will also feature local art, and donations from local businesses. Attendees will also have the opportunity to share their ideas for bike safety campaigns and projects.

Free beer, wine, and food will be available, with catering provided by Rebekah Bellingham of Sugar Beets ( and vegan chef Aaron Adams.

To participate or find out more about the raffle, along with a complete list of donations, visit:

Eric Tsai
Portland State Cycling Team member

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