Cameron Park Rotary delivers 51 bikes to youth
Continuing a tradition that’s in its fourth year, the Cameron Park Rotary Club delivered 51 bikes to local youngsters last week, just in time for Christmas.
Working collaboratively with Folsom Prison, last Thursday members of Rotary picked up the bikes refurbished by inmates at the prison. The bikes were then distributed to students at Sierra Elementary School and Camino Elementary School just before school let out for the holiday.
Lt. Steve Zanini, a spokesperson for Folsom Prison, said they have had a prison bike giveaway since 1986. He said it is a collaborative effort between different community groups such as Rotary and the prison. Prior to Rotary running the program it was run by the Boys and Girls Club.
Zanini said ...