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Coca-Cola Consolidated Launches 5 Complete Learn-To-Ride Bike Programs in Little Rock
Little Rock, AR (9/15/2021) – Coca-Cola Consolidated made a $25,000 donation to provide the complete All Kids Bike® Kindergarten PE Learn-To-Ride Programs, including Strider Learn-To-Ride Bikes, helmets, and curriculum, to five local elementary schools. The donation provided funding for programs at Chicot Elementary, Mabelvale Elementary School, Watson Elementary School, Booker T. Washington Elementary School, and Stephens Elementary School.
Governor Asa Hutchinson joined representatives from Coca-Cola Consolidated and All Kids Bike at the bike delivery celebration at Chicot Elementary School on September 15.
Five elementary schools in the Little Rock School District received everything needed to get their students pedaling through the All Kids Bike Kindergarten PE Program. The program includes a proven, integrative 8-lesson curriculum, staff training and certification, a fleet of Strider Learn-To-Ride Bikes, and helmets. The fleet of dual propulsion 14x Strider Bikes start as balance bikes and convert to pedal bikes. All Kids Bike also offers continued support for each school for five years.
This generous donation will help thousands of kindergarten students learn to ride a bike over the next five years.
“The Kindergarten PE Program is designed for children of all abilities and hopes to instill healthy habits at a young age. “One of the best ways to get kids active is to get them excited about bicycles,” says All Kids Bike Director of Development, Wayne Lilly.
To learn more about All Kids Bike, please visit www.allkidsbike.org.
About Coca-Cola Consolidated
Coca-Cola Consolidated is the largest Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. Our Purpose is to honor God in all we do, serve others, pursue excellence, and grow profitably. For over 119 years, we have been deeply committed to the consumers, customers, and communities we serve and passionate about the broad portfolio of beverages and services we offer. We make, sell and distribute beverages of The Coca-Cola Company and other partner companies in more than 300 brands and flavors across 14 states and the District of Columbia to over 66 million consumers.
About Little Rock School District
As the state's second largest school district, LRSD has resources to meet the needs of individual students. Whether your child thrives in a gifted and talented learning environment or has special needs, LRSD provides a welcoming, nurturing educational atmosphere for all students.
About Strider Education Foundation and All Kids Bike
All Kids Bike is a national movement led by the Strider® Education Foundation to place Kindergarten PE Learn-To-Ride Programs into public schools for free, using donations from individuals, businesses, and organizations. The Strider Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was formed in 2017. The Strider Education Foundation believes that learning to ride can help everyone lead a happier and healthier life.
Strider Education Foundation/All Kids Bike
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