City of Tampa, Mayor Jane Castor, onbikes, and PDQ partner for Caroling with Castor

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On the heels of yet another successful bike build and Winter Wonder Ride, onbikes and PDQ will join the City of Tampa and Mayor Jane Castor for Caroling with Castor, a new event where a team of elves, Mayor Jane Castor and community partners make surprise deliveries of brand new bikes to deserving kids throughout the City of Tampa. 


“What’s not to love? There’s no better time in this city than the holiday season when our community comes together to give back,” said Mayor Jane Castor. “We’re a community that truly looks out for each other and this event is no different. Receiving a bike can be life changing for a kid. Whether it’s exercise, exploration, or education these bikes will be another way that together, we can Transform Tampa’s Tomorrow.”


“We are so excited to start this tradition with the City of Tampa,” said onbikes co-founder Julius Tobin. “What better way to celebrate the culmination of an amazing year than to deliver bikes with the Mayor on our very own Gasparilla Float? We look forward to seeing all the smiling faces and impacting families across Tampa Bay.  Our community is amazing and allowing us to help kids be kids by experiencing the same memories that we did when we were growing up.”


WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, onbikes, PDQ, Tampa Police Department Chief Brian Dugan, Tampa Fire Rescue Chief Nick LoCicero, City of Tampa Chief of Staff Bennett, Tampa Parks & Recreation kids/staff, and many more.


WHAT: onbikes will join Mayor Jane Castor and multiple recreation facilities delivering bikes and caroling as they go. Caroling and bike deliveries will be done from the onbikes 50-foot Gasparilla parade float. 


WHERE: Kwane Doster; 7506 S Morton St, Tampa, FL 33616 --3:00 p.m. -- 3:30 p.m.

 Kid Mason; 1101 N Jefferson St, Tampa, FL 33602 --4:00 p.m. -- 4:30 p.m.

 Fair Oaks; 5019 N 34th St, Tampa, FL 33610 -- 4:55 p.m. ---5:30 p.m.


WHEN: Thursday, December 19th from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


MEDIA -- Please text Ashley at 813.390.7455 to RSVP



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