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After having the helmet fitted and bike seat adjusted to her height, Ruth Clayton of Alexandria took the semi-recumbent bike out to the road behind Grand Arbor. (Photo by Amy Chaffins)

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A new bike program at Grand Arbor's Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria provides residents and members the opportunity to get on a bike again.


The wellness center received a grant from the UCare Fund last October to buy a variety of bikes and launch a year-round bike program.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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