Susanna Calvert is the founder of the Foundation for Family and Community Healing. Their mission is to “empower us all to create healthy, positive, rewarding relationships woth ourselves, each other, Earth, and the loving force greater than ourselves”. What started as something Susanna began in 2018 following several tragic life events now reaches internationally helping people “change their behavior, and change their world.”
Register for the ride, or just come out to Final Gravity Brewing in Lakeside on Saturday, Oct.1. Riders will start getting back to Final Gravity about 11am after the ride. There will be an after event with food and fun for everyone.
This subject came up on a cycling blog thread the other day. It’s worth looking into. It’s never happened to me (now that I’ve said that it will), but I’ve been with people to whom it has happened. It’s absolutely terrifying and they were understandably rattled. And although I’ve never been with anyone who has gone down because of it, it often results in a crash.
This is a really good article on the subject and explains how and why they happen. Knowing the physics behind them really helps to understand how you might bring them under control and not crash. And, as we all know, knowing is half the battle!
Jonah Holland was struck and killed by a drunk driver last Saturday, August 13 while cycling along Osbourne Turnpike near Richmond. She was cycling with Natalie Rainer who was also struck and remains hospitalized. Jonah was an avid cyclist and swimmer and a member of numerous community organizations as is Natalie.
At the time of release of this podcast there are several ways to help. A “Take Them A Meal” page has been set up for Jonah’s family, but states that the schedule is full. You can contact the organizer for other ways to help.
Henry Katinda is a Ugandan Educator, Tourism Entrepreneur and Humanitarian. He is the Founder of Empathy Children Initiative, Uganda. It’s a charitable nonprofit helping vulnerable children in Uganda access education and other basic needs. He is the Co-Founder and CEO of Henjo African Safaris, a Safari company that organizes Adventures, Vacations, Study excursions and Safaris to Uganda and Rwanda.