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May 25, 2014

PUBLIC FORUM: Letters for Sunday, May 25, 2014

Thanks for makingbike tour a success

The Cass County Historical Society would like to thank everyone who made the fourth annual County Wide Historic Bike Tour a success.

This year’s sponsors were Goris Dental Clinic, First Farmers Bank & Trust, Cass County Democrats, Cass County Title Co., D.E.S.K., Coonie’s Select Auto, Cass County Republicans, Dr. Dianne Brown O.D., Dr. Ken Lawrence O.D., Mark Leeman, Mara Mart Store, and Break Away Bike & Fitness. We cannot thank you enough.

We’re also grateful to the city of Logansport, Jan Fawley of the Parks Department, and Becki Harris of Logan’s Landing for their co-operation with the event.

CCHS board members Mike Shannon and Paul Ulerick have co-chaired this event each year. Mike maps the routes that he believes will appeal to fellow cyclists, while keeping in mind the historical theme of the ride. Paul takes charge the day of the event and makes sure things run as smoothly as possible. Event volunteers CCHS President Jeanie Jones, Steve Jones, Becky Rivers, John Davis, Don Snyder, Frank Smith, Barbara Reed, Mike Fincher, Myra Vanecek, and Bud Reed made this year’s bike tour informative and fun. Thank you all for the time and effort that you put into it and for representing our community for our out-of-town entrants in such a positive way.

To our good neighbors from Miami County, Break Away Bike And Fitness, thank you for setting up each year, making your mobile unit available for any repairs or necessary items.

Many thanks also to Alvin Beckman and the members of EMA who play a most important role the day of the bike tour keeping a watchful eye for all of the entrants’ safety.

Thelma Conrad

CCHS executive director

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