July 14, 2024 12:16 am
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100 Children Gifted New Bikes at ‘Two Wheelers for Tommy’ Event

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Downtown Goldsboro was filled with excitement as 100 children received new bicycles at the annual “Two Wheelers for Tommy” event. Organized by Kriquette’s Kidz, this giveaway honors Tommy King, a beloved community volunteer and avid cyclist who passed away in 2022. Volunteers from the local business Bicycle World helped assemble the bikes, which were then distributed to children referred by schools and local agencies. The event marked the start of a joyful summer for the young recipients.

Tommy King’s legacy of kindness and community service was celebrated throughout the event. His contributions to various community organizations, including the Downtown Goldsboro Development Corp and the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce, were fondly remembered. The event also highlighted the ongoing efforts of Kriquette’s Kidz to support local families, with Tommy’s children actively participating by raising funds. The atmosphere was one of gratitude and joy as families took home their new bicycles, continuing Tommy’s spirit of giving and community support.