Bikes for Books kicks off with delivery of bikes - Tucson News Now

Bikes for Books kicks off with delivery of bikes

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Reading program kicks off this morning, as bikes are delivered to several elementary schools around the Amphitheater District.

A local Masonic lodge, Marion McDaniel Masonic Lodge 56 likes to deliver the bikes early in the school year to get the kids motivated.  Two bikes will be delivered to each school in the district as part of the Masonic Fraternities ‘Bikes for Books' program.

It is up to the school how they award the bikes, some use them as an incentive for reading goals, others have contests – for every book read the student receives a ticket to be placed in a drawing.

The Bikes for Books program is a long standing tradition for the Masonic Fraternity.

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