All Smiles After Area Students Receive Bikes

100 students at Begley Public School have some new rides thanks to Unifor Local 444.

The local's Community Service Committee donated 100 re-furbished bikes to the school.

Nine-year-old Brianna Vachon received a bike.

The grade 3 student says she needed one.

"I'm really grateful that I get to get a bike because I didn't have one," says Vachon.  "I'm just really grateful and I thank everyone who gave these bikes to our school."

It's the 14th year the local has donated bikes to area children.

To date, more than 1000 bikes have been donated.

The local collects the bikes at it annual bike drive at Devonshire Mall.