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DNA Grant Recipients Hosting Events this Weekend

Thursday, November 17, 2016 8:26 AM | Anonymous

Each year, the Downtown Neighborhood Association presents community grants to worthy organizations. Two of our community grant recipients are involved in events this weekend benefiting organizations and causes that are important to our downtown neighborhood!

Savannah Bicycle Campaign 4th Annual "Cranksgiving" Bike Ride

Cranksgiving is half bike ride, half food drive and a 100 percent fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon helping others.

When: Saturday, Nov. 19th at 1 p.m.
Meet at the Savannah Bicycle Campaign Headquarters

Registration for the ride starts at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Savannah Bicycle Campaign HQ (Corner of Henry and Lincoln streets). At registration, participants will receive a shopping list of items needed by Emmaus House. The challenge begins at 1:30 p.m. when riders roll out to shop by bike. Participants should pick up items from the shopping list without going over $15-20 price limit. This is not a race! Riders may compete by themselves or on teams. Prize packages will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Most Items Carried by a Single Person
  • Most Stores Visited (receipts needed from each store)
  • Best Team Effort
  • Most Innovative Cargo Rig
  • All participants must return to 1301 A Lincoln St. by 4 p.m. to tally up their purchases and enjoy food and beverages.
What should you bring? First of all, you’ll need your bike and $15-20. We also suggest a helmet. If you’re planning on carrying groceries, you should bring a backpack or other cargo solution for your bike.

Cranksgiving benefits one of DNA's Grant Recipients, Emmaus House. The Savannah Bicycle Campaign (and you!) will be helping feed hungry people at Emmaus House. Founded in 1982 by a group of downtown churches, Emmaus House provides food and day services to the homeless and needy of Savannah. Breakfast is served at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, fifty weeks each year.

Urban Hope's 3rd Annual Peewee Rodeo

Tickets available online here.
When: Saturday, November 19th, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: THE OLD DAIRY FARM located at 2500 Tennessee Avenue, Savannah, GA 31404

Do not miss this year's Pee Wee Rodeo! It will have everything your little ones want to see, plus some great things for adults too!
-Stick and bounce horse races for 3-9-year-olds
-NEW ADDITION: Adult competitions 
-Pony Rides and Petting Zoo by Norwood Stables
-Mechanical bull and bounce house for 3 and under
-Archery by Wildcat Archery and Hunting Supply. Inc.
-Music by Wassaw Sound
-Arts and Crafts by Loop It Up Savannah
-Face Painting by Cheeky Monkey Savannah (the best)
-Photo booth by Melissa Levesque Photography
-Food available for purchase from Roy's Nutz & Buttz, Thomas the hot dog man, Joe Loves Lobster RollsVincenzos Pizzeria-CateringLittle Diddle's SweeteryKona Ice of SavannahOld South Cotton Candy Company

All proceeds from the Pee Wee Rodeo will go directly to Urban Hope to fund their free after school program that enriches the lives of Savannah children and their families.

Office Voicemail: 912.236.8362

Downtown Neighborhood Association of Savannah, GA Inc.
P.O. Box 9416
Savannah, GA 31412

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