Cyclist hopes to help at-risk kids

Celebrate Life International founder Dr. Lori Salierno stayed in Jefferson City on her cross-country ride Thursday in support of Challenge the Cycle, a program to help at-risk youth. She started in Portland, Ore., on June 11 and plans to reach Atlanta, Ga. on Aug. 4.

Celebrate Life International founder Dr. Lori Salierno stayed in Jefferson City on her cross-country ride Thursday in support of Challenge the Cycle, a program to help at-risk youth. She started in Portland, Ore., on June 11 and plans to reach Atlanta, Ga. on Aug. 4.

In Idaho, it was a bull. Three hundred sheep in Wyoming, the winds of Kansas and the heat of Missouri are all memories Lori Salierno will take with her when she completes her 13-state, 3,000 mile bike across the country to help bring attention to at-risk children.

Salierno left Washington state on June 10 and will finish the Challenge the Cycle Tour ride on Aug. 4 in Acworth, Ga.

Salierno was a motivational speaker when superintendents and school administrators spoke with her about needing something positive for children.

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