COP Board Member Feature

Meet Bill Corbett 
This Saturday
August 12th, 2017
7.30-9.00 am
Grove City High School
Ride the Darby - Bicycle Tour

You may have met COP board member Bill Corbett on a recent COP bike event. Bill has helped out with many of these events this season and if it wasn't for him, some of the budget trips wouldn't have happened!  
Thank you Bill!

Bill was born in Yonkers, New York and moved to upstate New York with his family when he was in high school. He completed an Associate’s degree in automotive technology at Hudson Valley Community College and began his career in residential care for juvenile delinquents in 1981. He spent 26 years in this field completing his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology in 1992 at The College of Saint Rose. In 2002, he had and took an opportunity to become the Executive Director at Capital Region Sponsor-A- Scholar in Albany, New York helping disadvantaged students graduate from high school and go onto college. He developed the program from having no college graduates to boasting 185 by the time he left in 2015.

Additionally, the program had a college graduation rate 8 times the national average, for this student subset. His wife had a substantial career opportunity moving in Mid-March of 2015, to The Ohio State University with Bill following her in October, 2015 landing a job at Habitat for Humanity Mid-Ohio.

He has been a Rotarian for 14 years, is a Paul Harris fellow, has held the position of club president, assistant governor and District Grant sub-committee chair. He is marred 35 years and has two gainfully employed boys, Billy, an admissions counselor at Dartmouth College, married to Kayla, living in Etna, New Hampshire and Ryan, intermural coordinator at Siena College, who lives rent free in his home in Voorheesville, New York.

Thank you Bill!


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Appeal Drive

Collected: $17,093.00
Goal: $10,000.00

We Provide Outdoor Adventure 
Through A Social, Learn + Do Approach

8th Annual Steve Barbour Memorial Tour - Saturday, August 26

Steve Barbour was a beloved Ride Leader, son, brother and COP member that was struck by a car
on his way to lead a ride and died too young. This ride “Celebrates a Year of Safe Cycling” with
moment of silence for cyclists that no longer ride with us.  

All routes are flat while riding through Ohio's corn and soy bean farm land.
After lunch enjoy the roads along the Scioto River. 


Featured Event

Ohio's Harvest Ride

Experience and Celebrate the Farms of Ohio

Sunday, September 24 — 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Rockmill Brewery, 5705 Lithopolis Rd. NW, Lancaster, OH

$35 for COP Members and OEFFA (Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association) Members, Kids $25

OEFFA members interested in taking advantage of the discount can 

email OEFFA for a special code to use at check out.

Enjoy a scenic 40 mile ride through the central Ohio countryside, enjoy snacks from Stutzman Farms, and take mini-tours of the cooperative local market Keller Market HouseThe Kale Yard, and Berry Family Farm along the way. Then, wrap up the day at the beautiful and delicious Rockmill Brewery!


 Registration Open Now!

Looking Ahead...

Annual Meeting and Board Elections

Monday, October 23, Everal Barn

Special Guest Presenter: Tim Moloney, Director of Franklin County Metro Parks


Upcoming events

01/30/2017 • Varies
08/24/2017 6:00 PM • 150 W. Main St., New Albany, OH
08/25/2017 9:00 AM • mountain bike parking lot on Africa Road
08/26/2017 7:30 AM • Grizzell Middle School, 8705 Avery Rd, Dublin, Ohio 43017
08/27/2017 8:00 AM • Cyclist Connection
08/29/2017 9:00 AM • Meet in Pataskala, west end of parking lot by RR tracks, Rt. 310 (Main St)
08/29/2017 6:00 PM • 150 W. Main St., New Albany
08/29/2017 6:15 PM • Dublin Avery Park
08/29/2017 6:15 PM • Heritage Park Metro Park on Hayden Run Rd adjacent to Heritage Trail.
08/29/2017 6:30 PM • Alum Creek State Park Beach
08/30/2017 9:00 AM • Worthington Hills Park on SR315
08/31/2017 6:00 PM • 150 W. Main St., New Albany, OH
09/01/2017 9:00 AM • mountain bike parking lot on Africa Road
09/01/2017 9:00 AM • Nantahala River, NC
09/02/2017 7:45 AM • Hayden Run Road Trailhead
09/02/2017 8:00 AM • Hoback Park, S. 30th Street, Dorsey Mill Road, Heath OH.
09/03/2017 8:00 AM • Cyclist Connection
09/05/2017 9:00 AM • Meet in Pataskala, west end of parking lot by RR tracks, Rt. 310 (Main St)
09/05/2017 6:00 PM • 150 W. Main St., New Albany
09/05/2017 6:15 PM • Dublin Avery Park
09/05/2017 6:15 PM • Heritage Park Metro Park on Hayden Run Rd adjacent to Heritage Trail.


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