On January 20th, members, volunteers and friends gathered at the Dobson Yacht Club in Sydney to celebrate Velo Cape Breton’s 9th annual potluck & awards banquet.
A delicious spread was laid out for guests to enjoy while events from the past year were reviewed along with a look at the upcoming rides and events that are in the plans for 2012.
Fun games took place throughout the evening with the announcement of the 2011 awards winners following. Some of the awards handed out during the evening included Most Improved Cyclist, Most Motivating Cyclist & Community Spirit Awards. Cabot Shores took home the 2011 Bicycle Friendly Award which is awarded to a business which prides itself on reaching out and supporting cyclists not only from Cape Breton but all over the world. The award stated the following:
“Barbara & Dr. Paul- whenever the need arises you were always there to lend a hand to passing cyclists. You take pride in reaching out in seeing other people smile. Thank you for rolling out the red carpet to our visiting cyclists.“