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Bikes for Military Kids | USO Illinois and Rotary Club of Hinsdale

May 15 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am CDT

Bikes for Military Kids | USO Illinois and Rotary Club of Hinsdale

Register your child(ren) for a chance to win a bike and helmet! Registration does not guarantee selection.

About this Event:

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**NOTE** This is a lottery opportunity. Registration does NOT guarantee selection.

As a way to recognize the sacrifices of military youth, USO Illinois and Rotary Club of Hinsdale are providing 100 military youth a new bicycle and safety helmet on Armed Forces Day.

Registration will run April 22 – May 4 at 5:00 p.m. Central

You may only register your child(ren) for the lottery drawing if parent(s) and child(ren) can commit to being present at The Community House of Hinsdale on May 15 from 8-11a.m. Central (See pick up information below). A valid military ID will need to be shown at the time of pick-up in order to obtain the bike.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Karen: [email protected]

Bike information:

  • The bicycles are recommended for children ages 3 to 9, and are bike models with coaster (pedal) brakes in the following sizes and colors:
  • 12-inch with helmet and training wheels (black, silver, and green) (ages 3-5)
  • 12-inch with helmet and training wheels (pink, white, and purple) (ages 3-5)
  • 20-inch with helmet (dark blue and black) (ages 5 to 9 )
  • 20-inch with helmet (light blue, white, pink) (ages 5-9)

Lottery Info:

  • All randomly selected will be notified via email by Wednesday, May 5th at 5 p.m. CT
  • Those not selected will be notified via email by Wednesday, May 5th at 5 p.m. CT

Other Info:

  • MUST BE PRESENT ON MAY 15 TO RECEIVE BIKE
  • Pick up time by last name
  • A-F (8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.)
  • G-M (9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.)
  • N-S (9:45 a.m. -10:15 a.m.)
  • T-Z (10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
  • ONE ENTRY PER CHILD (duplicate entries will be deleted)
  • If multiple children are in the family, please register each separately
  • Must have own transportation, bikes will be assembled

Eligibility:

  • Youth participants (see age requirement listed above) must be a dependent of currently serving military: Active Duty, National Guard or Reserves
  • Officer or Enlisted
  • Youth of Retired military, IRR, DOD, and Civilians are not eligible for this USO program
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You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability and release before entering the event.

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