Saturday, April 6 is the deadline to turn in forms to earn a free bike through the 2019 TERRIFIC Challenge.
TERRIFIC stands for Trustworthy, Earnest, Respectful, Responsible, Involved, Fair, Industrious and Caring.
Kids in grades 1-5 who complete the challenge by fulfilling six out of 16 good deeds, such as perfect attendance in school for one month, volunteering with a charity, picking up litter in a public place or helping someone who is sick or elderly, are eligible. (Students must have a sponsor to monitor their progress.)
Successful participants receive a certificate for taking part and are invited to attend the Mayor and Council meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, May 6.
Find details and download a form at www.rockvillemd.gov/terrificbikes. Questions? Call 240-314-8620.
Awardees receive their reconditioned bikes and new helmets at a special event, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Sunday, May 19, hosted by Rockville Bike Hub, where bikes will be fitted and kids will receive a brief safety orientation.
Have a bike to donate? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.rockvillebikehub.org for more information.