BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Bike Baton Rouge, a non-profit dedicated to making bicycling in Baton Rouge safer and more enjoyable, has announced the winners of the 2017 Mike Bitton Bicycle Ambassador Award.
Gabby Loubiere Higgins of Brew Ha-Ha - Bike Friendly Business Award
Kathy Stites and the BREC Capital Area Pathways Project - Bike Friendly Professional Award
Larry Reilly - Mike Bitton Award
"Mr. Reilly is an unsung hero," said Doug Moore, vice president of Bike Baton Rouge. "His advocacy in helping make the Pennington trails a reality and his civic engagement in general make him an outstanding recipient, and he's a role model for those of us fortunate enough to know him and work with him."
Each year, the award goes to those who demonstrates commitment, determination, and action to make Baton Rouge a better place to ride a bike. Last year's award went to Beaux Jones, former president of Bike Baton Rouge.