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Pedaling affordable housing

PV Christian Center hosts 31 bikers crossing America to raise awareness on affordable housing

 

Joshua Wood

The 31 members of the Bike & Build group making their way across the central United States pose for a photo on Monday afternoon. The group is bicycling across the U.S. to raise awareness about affordable housing and aid in housing construction.

It is nothing new to see bicyclists pedaling through Saratoga as the area is on both the Continental Divide Trail and Trans-America routes. Just recently, however, the Platte Valley Christian Center hosted over 30 bicyclists who are making their way from Yorktown, Va. to Astoria, Ore. as they work to raise awareness about affordable housing.

"Bike & Build is a non-profit that organizes cross country cycling trips to raise money and awareness for affordable housing and, sort of as a side mission, we like to engage young adults in lifetime civic engagement," said Paul Dodson, one of the g...



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