Ribbon-cutting for Burien’s new Bike Racks will be Saturday, June 29

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WABI-Ribbon Cutting Announcement

A ribbon-cutting celebration for Burien’s brand new Bike Racks is set for Saturday, June 29 at 11 a.m. in front of Bumbershoot Books at 639 SW 152nd Street.

“We’ve just installed a couple dozen, sparkling new, custom-designed bike racks around town, through the collaborative efforts of WABI Burien and the City of Burien’s Parks and Public Works Departments,” said Maureen Hoffmann of WABI Burien. “And there are more racks coming!”

Come to the ribbon-cutting ceremony and give a big, happy shout-out with the rest of the community. These bike racks have been a long time coming and there’s cause for celebration.

“Now it’s easier to hop on your bike, head into town and do your shopping at the local businesses!”

Here are the details:

WHAT: WABI Burien Bike Rack Ribbon Cutting

WHEN: Saturday, June 29 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE: In front of Bumbershoot Books (639 SW 152nd Street). There will be refreshments and giveaways. A FREE raffle. Discounts offered by local businesses. And plenty of applause and good feelings. (Ride your bike to the ribbon-cutting, wearing your helmet, and we’ll give you an extra raffle ticket.)

The Downtown Burien Bike Rack Project has been a focus project of WABI Burien for almost 2 years, and has involved WABI board members, the City of Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department, Burien Public Works Department, the Washington State Community Economic Revitalization Board and community bike rack sponsors. All thanks goes out to the many people that have taken part in this project.

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