On the passing of Nancy Stimson


We're received this press release here at NUVO:

The End of an Era, The Beginning of a Legacy

Nancy Stimson, Founder of Freewheelin' Community Bikes loses battle with cancer

INDIANAPOLIS - The Freewheelin' Board of Directors is sad to announce the passing of founder, Nancy Stimson, Sunday, October 5. Nancy was peaceful and surrounded by her loved ones in her last days. Nancy started Freewheelin' Community Bikes seven years ago and has been able to grow it's presence in the community and change the lives of students and volunteers.

"Freewheelin' Community Bikes founder and director, Nancy Stimson inspired many of us to use bikes to build competences and character in kids, and to build community among adults," said John Hay, Chairman of the Board. "She will be sorely missed, but her legacy and vision will shine for years to come."

The arrangements are as follows:

Calling from 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday October 9 at Flanner and Buchanan, 1305 Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46220.

The Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 10 at 11:00 a.m. in the sanctuary of Meridian Street United Methodist, 5500 N. Meridian Street

Indianapolis, Indiana 46208.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that you make donations to Freewheelin' or Meridian Street United Methodist.


About Freewheelin' Community Bikes

Freewheelin' Community Bikes is a non-for- profit community bike shop with a mission of youth development through bicycle education. Freewheelin' uses bicycles to bring out the best in people in the community by providing youth programs, reliable, affordable re-conditioned bikes and bike services and accessories all for the benefit of developing future leaders and bike awareness. For more information visit www.freewheelinbikes.org.

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