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  • Event: Bike (bicycle) Drive: 
  • Date: April 25 2015
  • Location(s): Bicycles Plus 843 King Street W, Oshawa: St. John the Evangelist Church, 903 Giffard Street, Whitby: Home Hardware, 64 Baldwin Street, Brooklyn: Home Hardware, Lincoln Avenue Public School, 70 Lincoln Street, Pickering: Bay Cycle and Sports, 980 Brock Rd S, Pickering:
  • Time: 9:00 am to 11:00 am only
  • What’s it all about? Donations of bikes are sent to Health Surveillance Assistants in the community of Malawi, Africa: The Health Surveillance Assistants travel between villages, usually by foot as there is no transportation available.  The villages are not always close to one another, sometimes kilometers apart. The bikes help the assistants to do their jobs quicker and safer. 
  • Event coordinators: Ben Voss, executive director of Africycle: Emmanuel International: Lush cosmetics of Canada

source: Whitby This Week March 19 2015 Edition

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