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In Memory of

Bill Gordon

His family has requested, in lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Bill's memory to the following bicycling organizations:

* Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) 1525 Bethel Road, Suite 100, Columbus, OH 43220. GOBA is a non-profit organizer of a yearly one week bicycle-camping tour, dedicated to inspiring independence and nurturing personal growth. http://goba.com/wordpress/

* Bike Lady, Inc. PO Box 311, Blacklick, OH 43004. Bike Lady provides new bikes to Ohio foster children, who might otherwise never receive one. www.bikelady.org

* Pedal-With-Pete, Inc. PO Box 1233, Worthington, OH 43085. The Pedal-With-Pete Foundation, also known for its signature bicycling events, was established to raise money for research to help prevent, treat, and even cure the effects of cerebral palsy. http://pedal-with-pete.org

* Yay Bikes! 82 E. 16th Street, Columbus, OH 43201. Yay Bikes! Works to influence the conditions that help people safely and comfortably ride bicycles for transportation. www.yaybikes.com

Bill's family reminds you to 

"CONNECT by listening, 

INSPIRE by caring, 

CREATE by taking action."


Good News!
A Welcome Change Concerning Small Trips and Insurance 

                                 Read more _________________________

Volunteer Spotlight
Lisa Daris

We have so many great volunteers who go the extra mile that it is hard to pick just a handful a year for special mention.

Lisa is a fairly new member who jumped in with both feet. Two years after joining COP she is on the Board as a co-Activity Leader for Boating. She has been working hard to find new ways to promote COP and improve our financial situation.

In addition to working for the boating program, she has worked on committees to bring us a better mission statement (the old one was quite a handful to say), improve our website experience, and explore structure possibilities.

Despite many roadblocks, she managed to bring back boat rental for Red, White and Boom this year. In attempt to maximize income potential, she set it up as an auction, rather than a set amount per seat. Next year this should go off much better and smoother.

Thanks for stepping up Lisa.

You Go Girl!


See Your Name in Print!

As always, we invite our members to submit stories and photos of their experiences with Columbus Outdoor Pursuits. Bicycling has been particularly under-represented the past few years, so see more.. _____________________________________

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Stay Tuned for new events this FALL!

- Silent Auction

- New Bicycle Raffle

- Donation Drive

more information coming soon!!

Donations are tax deductible.
Your donations help support all of the education, training and many other programs we offer.
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Upcoming events

08/25/2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • 150 W. Main St., New Albany, OH
08/25/2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • 150 W. Main St., New Albany, OH
08/26/2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • mountain bike parking lot on Africa Road
08/27/2016 7:45 AM (EDT) • Hayden Run Road Trailhead
08/27/2016 8:00 AM (EDT) • Logan Conference Center
08/27/2016 10:00 AM (EDT) • Meet in the parking lot behind Whetstone community Center at Whetstone Park in Clintonville. 3923 N High St, Columbus, OH 43214
08/28/2016 8:00 AM (EDT) • Cyclist Connection
08/28/2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Urbana, Ohio
08/29/2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Ohio University-Lancaster lower parking lot
08/30/2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Meet in Pataskala, west end of parking lot by RR tracks, Rt. 310 (Main St)
08/30/2016 6:00 PM (EDT) • Meijer Parking lot off of Diley Rd.
08/30/2016 6:15 PM (EDT) • Heritage Park Metro Park on Hayden Run Rd adjacent to Heritage Trail.
08/30/2016 6:15 PM (EDT) • Dublin Glacier Ridge Park
08/30/2016 6:30 PM (EDT) • Alum Creek State Park Beach
08/31/2016 9:00 AM (EDT) • Worthington Hills Park on SR315
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