Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Grand Opening of Deible Loop Pedestrian Bike Path set for Oct. 19

The City of Rolla invites you to attend the grand opening celebration of the Deible Loop Pedestrian Bike Path on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 5:30 p.m. The family-friendly event will be held near the trail at the intersection of Lions Club Drive and Southview Drive.
Rolla Mayor Jenks, III will kick off the event with a welcome and recognition of everyone who helped make the project a success, including the City of Rolla’s Public Works Department, students and faculty at Missouri University of Science and Technology who helped design two bridges on the trail, and Fit Helps, which helped design and fund the trail signage located along the 1.75-mile-long trail. 
In addition to a ribbon cutting ceremony that will be coordinated by the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce and Chamber Ambassadors, there will also be a bicycle safety presentation by Dennis Noel, Triathlete, and VIPS (Volunteer in Police Service) volunteer; and free give-aways and healthy snacks and refreshments provided by Fit Helps and the City of Rolla.
Fit Helps will also be coordinating a family and fun bicycle ride on the trail following the dedication that everyone is invited to participate in. Please bring your bicycles and don’t forget your helmets.
For more information, please contact Scott Grahl, the City’s Communications Officer, at 426-6943.

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