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San Rafael, Calif. – April 16, 2008 –Trips for Kids (TFK) proudly announces its attendance at this year’s Sea Otter Marketplace Expo selling new and used donated merchandise from its Re-Cyclery Bike Thrift Shop. Its affordable bike parts, clothing, and accessories will be available at booth #138 on Friday, April 18 through Sunday, April 20 at the Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, Calif.
“We invite all of our friends and supporters to come and shop with us at the Expo. You’ll find a wide selection of new and used clothing, parts and accessories that have been donated from manufacturers and cyclists,” said Marilyn Price, founder and director of Trips for Kids. “Prices will be low, including $5 bins and 2 for 1 deals. Be ready to stock up for yourself and don’t forget gifts for friends. By shopping with us, you not only get a bargain for yourself but you help the kids too!”
This year marks the fourth year of attendance for Trips for Kid at Sea Otter Marketplace Expo. Every year, this venue typically generates over $4,000 in proceeds to support TFK programs. All proceeds from the sale go to benefit Trips for Kids programs which include daylong mountain biking adventures, Earn-a-Bike programs and support for its 60 chapters across North America.
This sale and others like it are made possible through generous product and monetary donations from bicycle manufacturers and organization supporters.
In addition to buying cycling parts and products at the Sea Otter Marketing Place Expo, interested individuals are invited to visit the Trips for Kids Re-Cyclery Bike Thrift Shop, located at 610 Fourth Street, San Rafael, Calif. The shop is open every Tuesday through Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information about Trips for Kids, please visit www.tripsforkids.org or call Marilyn Price at (415) 458-2986.
About Trips for Kids
Trips for Kids is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit based in San Rafael, California. Trips for Kids started in 1988 as a grass roots effort by avid mountain biker, environmentalist, and Mountain Bike Hall of Fame inductee, Marilyn Price. Its programs give underserved youth a chance to experience the joy and challenge of mountain biking, while learning valuable life skills and an appreciation for the outdoors. There are currently 60 Trips for Kids chapters across the United Stated and Canada, with more on the way. www.tripsforkids.org