January 2016 activity report

Executive Director Catherine Girves joins staff and lay leaders at Summit on 16th United Methodst Church in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr's birthday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Executive Director Catherine Girves joins staff and lay leaders at Summit on 16th United Methodst Church in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr's birthday at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Welcome to the monthly feature in which we round up all our events, earned media, program delivery, meetings and speaking engagements for the month. Representation and outreach like this is what you fund with your membership dollars and major gifts, folks! Behold, January:

Jan 3

Meeting with Elevator Brewery about Ride the Elevator and Bike the Cbus

Jan 4

Meeting with Whole Foods Easton about 2017's Year of Yay! 

Regular meeting of MidOhio Regional Planning Commission's Citizen Advisory Council, which our Executive Director chairs

Jan 5

Meeting with Columbus City Schools regarding installation of new bike racks

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

Jan 9

Signage meeting of the Central Ohio Greenways Board

Jan 11

Team meeting at MurphyEpson regarding statewide Ohio Active Transportation Plan spring trainings

Jan 12

Conference call for Creating Healthy Communities about statewide trainings

Advisory Committee meeting for SR 161 Corridor Study

Ride of Silence planning meeting

Jan 13

Meeting at Ohio Department of Health to plan for the Ohio Active Transportation Action Institute Conference in June

Jan 14

Year of Yay! ride (cancelled)

Jan 16

Columbus' Martin Luther King Jr breakfast celebration, with leadership from Summit on 16th UMC, University Area Enrichment Association and University Area Freedom School

Yay Bikes! Board of Directors meeting

Jan 19

Meeting with leadership team of the Ohio Active Transportation Plan 

Bike the Cbus planning meeting

Jan 24

Meeting with Ohio Department of Health and Center for Disease Control officials about Ohio's Active Transportation Plan

Jan 25

Regular meeting of the Central Ohio Greenways Board; presented on Miamisburg's Bike Friendly Business program

Jan 26

Ride of Silence planning meeting

Jan 27

Ohio Active Transportation Plan quarterly webinar; presented on our Ride Buddy program and Ohio's new 3' safe passing law

Jan 28

Attended Transit Columbus' board retreat as an invited guest

Jan 30

Canal Winchester City Council meeting; presenting with Kerstin Carr of the MidOhio Regional Planning Commission on the work of the Central Ohio Greenways Board

Jan 31

Attended the Active Transportation Engineering Conference in Columbus