Boys & Girls Club members receive bikes

Boys & Girls Club members Dustin Ladd, Nico Tamburelli and Joshua Tamburelli with their new bicycles donated by DIRECTV employees. (Courtesy photo by Boys & Girls Club / January 29, 2013)

DIRECTV employees recently surprised members of the Boys & Girls Club of the Greater East Valley with the donation of new bicycles.

More than 750 DIRECTV employees gathered earlier this month to build more than 140 bikes from scratch and then decorate them with standout accessories including flashy “bling” kits, colorful monkey lights, cool handlebar grips, attention-getting license plates and more.

The bikes were given to the children during a surprise presentation at the build site at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City.


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