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Northwest Fire Velo - Firemen Cycling for Veterans and First Responders

Our Mission of NW Fire Velo is Firefighters winning the hearts of Americans through cycling for Veterans and First Responders, honoring those who sacrifice for our freedoms and our safety.

Northwest Fire Velo is a nonprofit organization of Northwest United States professional and retired IAFF firefighters. As a fire department-based cycling organization, NW Fire Velo shall support severely wounded Veterans & First Responders, cancer awareness, provide firefighter wellness and to promote fund raising for other nonprofit organizations and specific causes.

NW Fire Velo is open to all levels of riders from beginner to advance riders; weekend riders to racers; roadies to mountain bikers.


Northwest Outdoors Alliance - Washington State Fair

Northwest Outdoors Alliance of the Washington State Fair. Hands on activities for children at the Washington State Fair.

At The NW Outdoors exhibits, you can visit many displays highlighting the resources and outdoor recreation opportunities of the Pacific Northwest, helping people to Go Play Outside! The Northwest Outdoors Alliance strives to offer free, interactive, family activities at the Washington State Fair. Kids can catch a fish in the trout pond, strap on snowshoes, test their archery skills and more, all in one place.

Located in the Expo Hall under the grandstands, near the gold gate on the fairgrounds, it is a great spot for families to experience a piece of the natural... Read More