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Capitol Police donate bikes to children's home

Families of some of Nevada's most severely developmentally disabled children will get bicycles this year thanks the contributions by Nevada's Capitol Police officers.

The program was started four years ago and this year's 14 bicycles bring the total number of bikes given to area children to 68.

Donna Clarke, recreation director for the Eagle Valley Children's Home, said many of the home's residents are too disabled to ride a bike, but that the two-wheelers can be given to their siblings. The home has 17 residents.

Clarke said state workers there also provide services to a significant number of disabled youngsters …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 21, 2005 11:43PM Published Dec 21, 2005 12:00AM Copyright 2005 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.