Collegedale Police Donate Bikes to Help Kentucky Tornado Victims and the Forgotten Child Fund

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Contributed Photo / Program Director Kat Volzer poses on Friday, December 17, with bikes donated to Mayfield, Ky., To families affected by the tornado on Friday, December 17.

The Collegedale Police Department donated a collection of bikes to families affected by the recent tornado that swept through Mayfield, Ky. And the Forgotten Child Fund Toy Drive at Collegedale Walmart on Friday, according to a press release sent. by e-mail.

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The department’s bicycle and pedestrian safety program manager Kat Volzer, known in Collegedale as “Kat the bike lady”, worked to make the donations happen.

“We are happy to have Kat on our Collegedale team,” Collegedale Police Chief Jack Sapp said in the statement. “His commitment to bicycle and pedestrian safety has been a very positive addition to the services offered by our agency.

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Volzer was hired as the city’s bicycle and pedestrian safety manager in 2018. The position was funded by a grant from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office.

The Town of Collegedale, in partnership with the Collegedale Tomorrow Foundation, will be accepting donations to help those affected by the tornado in Mayfield, Ky, until December 22 at Collegedale Town Hall.

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– Compiled by La Shawn Pagán

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