The girls in Troop 951 will be biking one of the routes as a team, and have designed their own T-shirts for the ride. Each girl in the troop has taken responsibility of one aspect of supporting the event; making school announcements, informing other troop leaders about the event, designing flyers, baking and organizing a bake sale table and recruiting other troops to host one of the four rest stops along the various routes which support the riders with food and fuel for their rides.
Junior Troop Leader Dina Fanelli explained that this is a service project for the girls who are working toward their Bronze award, on their way to earning the Gold Award, the highest in Girl Scouting, equivalent to the Eagle Award in Boy Scouting. To earn the Bronze Award, the girls must complete four preliminary badge projects plus a 15-hour service award project.
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The Brake the Hunger Cycle Tour is a ride, not a race, and has attracted hundreds of bikers to the scenic beauty of Morris County, with riders coming from four states; CT, NY, PA and NJ. There are five bike routes for every skill level, from experienced bikers to the casual biker, families and youngsters. Rides begin and end at St. David’s Church, 91 Kinnelon Road, Kinnelon, with an all-you can eat backyard BBQ, with live music and entertainment. Non-riders are welcome to join the post-ride BBQ ($10.) To learn more or to Registration (http://www.hungercycletour.com/