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Fallen Officer Honored Through Bike & Toy Giveaway

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma Police are honoring the memory of a fallen police officer — and giving back to the community at the same time. Golden Bike and Toy Giveaway — honors the memory of slain Selma police officer — Marquis Moorer. Moorer was shot and killed in the line of duty — nearly one year ago. “Not…

Montgomery Housing Authority Gives Away 75 Bikes to Local Families

The Montgomery Housing Authority held its first annual ‘Smiles for Christmas Bikes’ giveaway. With the support of Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, Montgomery Housing Authority were able to provide 75 bikes to local needy families. Over 56 households had applied and were given the bikes for the holiday season. There were also some toys provided as an extra gift for under…

Que Psi Phi Gives Back with Bike Giveaway in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Selma fraternity gives away more than a dozen bikes to needy children around Selma for Christmas. Members of the Omega Chi Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated — spread some holiday cheer Tuesday afternoon in Selma — by handing out bikes to area kids. The fraternity raised enough money to buy — and…

BikeShare Now Available for Troy Community

A bikeshare program is being launched in the Troy community. The university partnered with the bikeshare company, Spin, to add dockless bikes and scooters to campus. Derrick Brewster is the associate dean of student services. He says the school needed an inexpensive way for students and community members to travel, while also getting exercise. “We chose to go with the…

Pistoleros Ride for Homeless Veterans

The Pistoleros are a local chapter of bikers who wanted to give back to their community. They decided to stick with what they knew: veterans and bikes. Most of the Pistoleros members are veterans, so the bikers teamed up with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs to provide money and goods to homeless veterans. Nearly a dozen different chapters came together…