NABA's Director Chris Burke, Albany PD, Albany Mayor and others stand behind the table and podium.

NABA’s Director Chris Burke, Albany PD, Albany Mayor and others stand behind the table and podium.

On Thursday, May 4, the Albany Police Department and Albany PAL kicked off Bicycle Safety Awareness Month at the Albany PAL Center, 844 Madison Avenue. City of Albany – Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Acting Police Chief Robert Sears and Council Member Leah Golby promoted three bicycle rodeo events that are scheduled this month as well as acknowledged our partners in the community – MVP Health Care, Martin, Harding & Mazzotti, LLP, Dunkin’ Donuts and Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany (NABA) who make sure our events are possible and that our kids are safe.

(The orange safety vest is just one of many products made at NABA.  By purchasing products like this, organizations help support

First PAL rodeo is tomorrow, Saturday, May 6 from 10-12 at T.O.A.S.T. Hope to see you there!

Albany Mayor Sheehan speaks with a microphone to the crowd as Albany police officers look from behind.

Albany Mayor Sheehan speaks with a microphone to the crowd as Albany police officers look from behind.

NABA Executive Director Chris Burke stands at the podium, mic in hand while he holds up an orange safety vest made at NABA and provided to bikers.

NABA Executive Director Chris Burke stands at the podium, mic in hand while he holds up an orange safety vest made at NABA and provided to bikers.