At the Coalition’s Board of Directors meeting on Thursday June 21, the Board unanimously voted to proceed with the inaugural BikeMaine event for September 7-14, 2013. The Coalition has secured the necessary start-up funding for the event. The Betterment Foundation has approved a two-year grant, the Horizon Foundation and the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation have each approved one-year grants and the Maine Office of Tourism has approved a grant to cover first year marketing expenses. The organization is also talking to select businesses for sponsorship of the ride.
For more information please see articles in the Fall 2011 and Winter, Spring, and Summer 2012 issues of the MaineCyclist.