Daily Archives: June 15, 2020

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Jun
15

Cars 4 Heroes – Our Mission

 This was May 29th 2020 at the Lake of the Ozarks helping a first responder Jennifer with free transportation with Lake TV and Port Arrowhead Lodge 

Cars 4 Heroes is not affiliated with  Cars 4 Vets  or Cars for veterans , We have been around since 1996 helping veterans

Our Mission

 Cars 4 Heroes is a non-profit organization that provides free, basic, reliable transportation to Veterans, First Responders, their families, that otherwise are not able to obtain transportation for themselves.

  THIS BENEFITS CARS 4 HEROES ALONG WITH THE DERON CHERRY FOUNDATION, PLEASE BUY A RAFFLE TICKET ONLINE HERE AND HELP A HERO!!!!!

Hello Everyone,
We are going to do an online raffle from June 15th to June 30th. This is a huge opportunity to raise money for the charities we support.
We are raffling off Farm raised pork. Pigs will have a finished hanging weight of about 225 pounds. Powell’s Meat Locker in Clinton will provide the custom processing. Buyer will choose how they want the pig processed and or cured.
There are FIVE of these that were generously donated.
Raffle tickets are $10.00 each
Retail value of each pig is $1000.00
On July 1st there will be a Facebook Live drawing by Deron to announce the winners.
This is the link to the raffle and we need everyone to aggressively share this on Social Media please. I will post it on the Deron Cherry Page first thing Monday ,
​You must be able to pick up the pork if your ticket wins in Kansas City area or if you cant get it we will give it to a local foodbank in your name.

https://casbid.com/deroncherry

The Need

   For millions of Americans, the availability of public transportation is the determining factor in their ability to access jobs and any care they require. For a lot of those people, they either live outside the range of public transit or the places they need to go to are outside of public transit zones, forcing them to miss those opportunities. Forcing them to have to walk for miles to get where they need to be.

Why do we do what we do?

   Life is not always predictable. Everyday people unexpectedly get sick, lose their job, or have their car break down on them. Most people do not expect those things to happen. Cars 4 Heroes is here to help people through those times by giving them transportation so that they can get back on their feet and turn their lives around. Our founder, Terry Franz, will tell people, “Our program is not called fix my life, we are just here to give them a tool to help them fix their lives.”
 Every year, we give hundreds of cars to families and people in need. For some, it is a wheelchair van that allows them to take their wheelchair bound family member out for the first time in years and for others it is just a simple car that can get them to work

Jun
15

Kansas Department Of Transportation in Hutchinson, KS with Reviews

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Jun
15

Pandemic leads to a bicycle boom, and shortage, around world

Pandemic leads to a bicycle boom, and shortage, around world
In this Tuesday, June 9, 2020 photo, Harvey Curtis, left, discusses repair plans with customer Jack Matheson outside Sidecountry Sports, a bike shop in Rockland, Maine. Matheson is looking forward to getting his 40-year-old Raleigh back on the road. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

Fitness junkies locked out of gyms, commuters fearful of public transit, and families going stir crazy inside their homes during the coronavirus pandemic have created a boom in bicycle sales unseen in decades.

In the United States, bicycle aisles at mass merchandisers like Walmart and Target have been swept clean, and independent shops are doing a brisk business and are selling out of affordable “family” bikes.

Bicycle sales over the past two months saw their biggest spike in the U.S. since the oil crisis of the 1970s, said Jay Townley, who analyzes cycling industry trends at Human Powered Solutions.

“People quite frankly have panicked, and they’re buying bikes like toilet paper,” Townley said, referring to the rush to buy essentials like toilet paper and hand sanitizer that stores saw at the beginning of the pandemic.

The trend is mirrored around the globe, as cities better known for car-clogged streets, like Manila and Rome, install bike lanes to accommodate surging interest in cycling while public transport remains curtailed. In London, municipal authorities plan to go further by banning cars from some central thoroughfares.

Bike shop owners in the Philippine capital say demand is stronger than at Christmas. Financial incentives are boosting sales in Italy, where the government’s post-lockdown stimulus last month included a 500-euro ($575) “bici bonus” rebate for up to 60% of the cost of a bike.

Pandemic leads to a bicycle boom, and shortage, around world
In this May 20, 2020 photo, a bicyclist wears a pandemic mask while riding in Portland, Maine. A bicycle rush kicked off mid-March around the time countries were shutting their borders, businesses were closing and stay-at-home orders were being imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic in which millions have been infected and nearly 400,000 have died. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

But that’s if you can get your hands on one. The craze has led to shortages that will take some weeks, maybe months, to resolve, particularly in the U.S., which relies on China for about 90% of its bicycles, Townley said. Production there was largely shut down due to the coronavirus and is just resuming.

The bicycle rush kicked off in mid-March around the time countries were shutting their borders, businesses were closing, and stay-at-home orders were being imposed to slow the spread of the coronavirus that has infected millions of people and killed more than 450,000.

Sales of adult leisure bikes tripled in April while overall U.S. bike sales, including kids’ and electric-assist bicycles, doubled from the year before, according to market research firm NPD Group, which tracks retail bike sales.

It’s a far cry from what was anticipated in the U.S. The $6 billion industry had projected lower sales based on lower volume in 2019 in which punitive tariffs on bicycles produced in China reached 25%.

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