I received an email this past week asking if I’d like to write a post about ING DIRECT’s Bike to Work Week Events next week in Chicago. I’m not sure how many Chicago readers I have but perhaps I have a few. I’ll tweet this as well so hopefully it’ll see a bigger audience of Windy City folks.

BIKE TO WORK WEEK OFFERS CHICAGO CYCLISTS OPPORTUNITY TO IMPROVE BOTH PHYSICAL AND FINANCIAL HEALTH

ING DIRECT Café Provides Bike Tune-Ups and Savvy Savings Tips at Polonia Triangle


Chicagoans looking to take the smart route towards improving their physical and financial health can start by celebrating Bike to Work Week with ING DIRECT’S Café Associates in Chicago from June 15- 19.

All week, the ING DIRECT Café will support cyclists and savings by providing a bike service station, savvy savings tips and free coffee at the Polonia Triangle at Milwaukee Avenue. Riders participating in the Bike to Work Week challenge can stop by the station between 6:30 a.m. and 10: 00 a.m. CT. For more information, visit ingdirect.com/seminars.

WHEN: June 15 – 19, 2009

WHERE: Bike Service Station
Polonia Triangle at Milwaukee Avenue
ING DIRECT Café
21 East Chestnut Street
Chicago, IL 60611
The café is located between N. Wabash Ave. and N. State St.

MEDIA/PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES: Visuals of the Chicago Café associates giving tune ups and savings tips to Chicago’s loyal bike commuters.

CONTACT INFORMATION: Kendall Roy, 302-255-3619, kroy@ingdirect.com

About ING DIRECT

ING DIRECT, the nation’s largest direct bank and now the largest thrift, is dedicated to inspiring Americans to become a nation of savers. Since its inception in 2000, more than 7.5 million Americans have entrusted their savings with ING DIRECT, building the bank to $82.4 billion in assets. For more information on ING DIRECT, or to learn more about the bank’s high-value products, including the Orange Savings Account and the Orange Mortgage, visit ingdirect.com or call 1-800-ING DIRECT. For information about ING DIRECT’s financial education website visit orangekids.com.