28 college students are back on their bicycles today, heading from Roanoke to Farmville as they near the end of a summer-long cross country journey. They’re raising money and awareness for “Push America”, which serves people with disabilities. Iowa State student Alex Holm says their local stopover included time with Down’s Syndrome children atop Mill Mountain.[audio:https://wfirnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/08-08-Holm-Bite2-WEB.mp3|titles=08-08 Holm Bite2-WEB]
The students attend 20 different colleges and are all members of Pi Kappy Phil fraternity. Their journey started in Seattle June 8th and is scheduled to end Saturday in Washington D.C.
Click here for Push America’s photos of their Roanoke stopover.
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