Community bike ride Sept. 15 in Sequoyah Hills

Shannon HerronGet Out & Play, West Knox

Discover a new way to see the city on a family-friendly bike ride through the beautiful Sequoyah Hills neighborhood. Sequoyah Hills is home to the very first Dogwood Trail which opened there in 1955. Today, there are a total of 12 Dogwood Trails located throughout the city that celebrate the natural scenic beauty of the region.


Produced in partnership with DreamBikes and Dogwood Arts, the ride will be approximately 6 miles and is designed for riders of all skill sets. Cyclists must wear helmets and have a basic understanding of road riding. Ages 8+ recommended. Refreshments generously provided by Three Rivers Market. The ride will begin at 1400 Cherokee Blvd. (in the parking lot on the west end of the boulevard) and will be led by DreamBikes and Dogwood Arts staff members.

Where: 1400 Cherokee Blvd. (Sequoyah Hills neighborhood)

When: Sunday, Sept. 15, from 2-4 p.m.

How Much: Free (no pre-registration required)

Additional info here Bikes & Blooms in Sequoyah Hills

This Bikes & Blooms event is sponsored by Covenant Health of East Tennessee and Three Rivers Market. For more information about our wellness programs, visit: www.dogwoodarts.com/trail-and-gardens/wellness-programs/

DreamBikes is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization that strategically places used bicycle stores in low-to-moderate-income neighborhoods to provide hands-on, paid job training to teens. Working in conjunction with local youth organizations, DreamBikes employs teens from the area to work in the store; teaching them how to refurbish bicycles, use the POS software, and to deliver great customer service.

Dogwood Arts, presented by ORNL Federal Credit Union, is a 501(c)3 organization with a mission is to promote and celebrate our region’s art, culture, and natural beauty.

Shannon Herron coordinates marketing and public relations for Dogwood Arts.

 

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