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Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Democratic Convention Host Committee Advisory
GREENING EFFORT: DENVER 2008 CONVENTION HOST COMMITTEE TO BRING FREEWHEELIN BIKE EFFORT TO DENVER DURING DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION
Mayor Hickenlooper and Gov. Ritter join in announcement on Wednesday afternoon
Denver - The Denver 2008 Convention Host Committee, along with representatives from Humana (NYSE: HUM) and Bikes Belong have joined to bring 1,000 bikes to Denver for people to use during the week of the Democratic National Convention.
WHAT: Freewheelin is a national bike-sharing program developed by Humana and bike industry leaders like Bikes Belong to encourage healthy living and environmental sustainability. The 1,000 bikes can be used free of charge by anyone looking for an alternative to automobiles while the convention is in town.
WHO: Elbra Wedgeworth, President/Chair, Denver 2008 Convention Host Committee Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper Dan Oftedahl, President, Colorado Region, Humana, Inc. Tim Blumenthal, Executive Director, Bikes Belong
Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at 2:00 p.m.
Colorado Convention Center 700 14th Street, Denver, CO Second Floor, Outside Exhibit Hall A Enter at 14th and California Streets
About Denver 2008 Convention Host Committee
The Denver 2008 Convention Host Committee has four contractual partners in its work. Those partners are the Democratic National Convention Committee, the City and County of Denver, Kroenke Sports and its own Executive Committee.