A Successful Open House!

A sincere thank you to all who attended our Open House event last Sunday. We had a mix of mayors, community volunteers, city council members, school board members, faith leaders, business leaders, consultants, and community service workers attend. As part of the networking and brainstorming session, we posed five questions to get the creative juices flowing: What we got back filled over 11 flip chart pages! Over the next few days we will compile this information and summarize it into a list of potential projects and programs. Click here to view the organization overview shown during the open...

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A new Chapter soon to begin… But first!

Several exciting updates to share – But first! – A Special Thanks to the following sponsors who have generously donated parts and tools to help keep the Bike Project growing:       So… First update – You’ve probably noticed our new logo by now! After a few new concepts and many revisions, we finally chose our new logo: We wanted something simple and clean but would also represent our vision without limitation. We’ll be rebranding all our marketing collateral soon and will also be printing a number of t-shirts and sweatshirts. Let us know in...

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We’ve Moved!

A quick update – We signed a multi-year lease for a new office and warehouse at 1453 Park Rd in Chanhassen. We are in the process of renovating the office space to build out a conference room, office, kitchen, and a large 20′ x 30′ project workspace. We’re pretty much done with organizing the warehouse and currently have over 250 bikes. We should be finished with final touches by mid-December and ready for the new year! Look for an 2012 Open House event in January. More updates to...

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Boy Scouts Troop 337 bike drive deliver 150 bikes!

When Kyle Simon came to us in August to see if we’d sponsor and help him coordinate his Eagle Scout project, we were more than happy to assist. Any opportunity to get connected to the youth in our community is a good interaction. We started with defining goals and process – which at the time we thought was a fairly aggressive number at 50. But with the dedication and commitment of a single high school teenager, the support of his parents, and the hands of his Boys Scout Troop 337, they canvassed 7 neighborhoods in mid-October, delivering over 1,100 flyers to homes to promote the...

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We’re Moving!

After four years of officing out of our home and sharing warehouse space with Love INC, A Better Society will be moving into a dedicated office and warehouse in Chanhassen on November 1st. We want to thank Love INC for all their generosity. We are excited to start this new chapter and hope everyone will join us in this journey. We’ll be kicking off this special occasion with a new logo and tagline to mark how far we’ve gone with the help of so many these past four years. Look for this change in the coming weeks. We hope to make use of the new space to help redefine how...

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