The HWPI Board is very pleased to announce another leading Chelsea business as a Heritage level sponsor. Chelsea Lumber Co. has committed $25,000 in support of the HWPI vision to develop new multi-use pathways connecting our local communities. Please join HWPI in extending a sincere thank-you to this excellent organization and to their employees.
Chelsea Lumber Co. is one of the oldest and largest lumber and building supply companies in Michigan. We have three stores located in Chelsea, Saline and Bridgewater with over 100 employees to serve you. More then ever before, Chelsea Lumber Co. is a vital resource for “do-it-yourself” homeowners and building contractors throughout Washtenaw County and all of Southeast Michigan. Our customers come from Jackson, Lansing, Brighton, Plymouth, the Detroit area and more.
The HWPI tent will be at Dexter Daze this coming Friday and Saturday! Stop by and say hello to our friendly folks and get the latest exciting details on our non-motorized trail development efforts.
We’ll be down in Mill Creek Park, right beside the Border-to-Border trail. Looking forward to seeing you at the 44th Annual Dexter Daze Festival!
Pumpkinvine Nature Trail Cookie Stop
Three HWPI Board Members and eleven of their friends traveled to Goshen, Indiana last weekend to participate in the 17th Annual Pumpkinvine Nature Trail ride. We had perfect weather for this excellent event, and experienced wonderful hospitality, great food, and beautiful farmland.
Pumpkinvine Nature Trail Cookie Stand
Only a 2-1/2 hour drive from Washtenaw County, we would encourage everyone to experience the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail and to sign up for next year’s event. Sign up early so you can get in on the Friday night dinner ride, and have an amazing family-style Amish meal!
Find out more about this great trail and organization at the Friends of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail website.
Great day at the 2016 Chelsea Heart & Sole! It was HWPI’s first public event of the season, and the response we received was enthusiastic and positive! Our folks talked to over 100 people who expressed interest and support in our trail development efforts.
Check out our Events Page and come visit with us this summer!
We welcome Bank of Ann Arbor as our latest Milepost Sponsor! Their generous commitment of $15000 in support of HWPI’s trail development efforts is greatly appreciated!
Bank of Ann Arbor is a locally owned and operated bank with total assets and assets under management of over $2.2 billion, serving people and businesses in Southeast Michigan with offices at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Washington Street in downtown Ann Arbor, in the Traver Village Shopping Center, at the corner of Stadium and Liberty streets, on West Ellsworth Road in Pittsfield Township, on West Michigan Avenue in downtown Ypsilanti, in Plymouth on Ann Arbor Road and on East Michigan Avenue in downtown Saline. Our mission is helping our communities thrive through our time, effort, financial resources, and making our customers our top priority. UniFi Equipment Finance, the banks newest acquisition headquartered in Ann Arbor, is a well-established company with a national presence in the small ticket vendor space. UniFi has funded more than 89,000 transactions, totaling over $1.2 billion. www.boaa.com / www.unifiedge.com Visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, and LinkedIn.
May is National Bike Month! Check out this guide from the League of American Bicyclists for info and ideas on promoting Bike Month, key steps for planning successful events, and making the economic case for the benefits of bicycling.
Enjoy custom-printed performance tees, mugs, water bottles, and more, and help us get the word out about HWPI’s efforts to promote and build new non-motorized trail segments as part of the Border-to-Border Trail project. You will be able to select sizes, colors, and other options to customize items before you place your order, which will be shipped directly to you. On some items, you can even select a different product to have the design printed on. Exercise your artistic side, and have HWP Logo Merchandise your way!
Ten percent of each sale goes directly to help fund HWPI’s efforts, and you’ll be helping us to raise public awareness, too.
Click the image above to go directly to the HWP Store on Zazzle, or check out our new Shop page for tips on buying HWP Logo Merchandise and how to save some money, too!
… to spread the word about the Huron Waterloo Pathways Initiative (HWPI). We’re hosting table displays at several 2016 local events. If you’re interested in talking to your neighbors about developing new non-motorized trails connecting Chelsea, Dexter, and Stockbridge, please follow this link to sign up with us through VolunteerSpot:
Training sessions will be offered at various times prior to any tabling events. Community volunteers will be paired with an HWPI board member at each of these events.
We need volunteers to assist at:
- Heart and Sole Race, May 21
- Sounds and Sights, beginning June 9
- Helluva Ride, July 9
- Summer Fest, July 28-29
- Dexter Daze, August 12-13
- Chelsea Fair, August 24-28
Epic Races and our friends at the Michigan DNR are kicking off the cycling season on March 19th with the inaugural Waterloo Grit & Gravel bike race in the Waterloo State Recreation Area. HWPI has been asked to help put out the call for volunteers to help with this exciting event.
Volunteers can sign up at:
Learn more and register to participate at: