EMC Wins Centerra’s Bike to Work Business Challenge

Published: July 2, 2008

LOVELAND, CO – July 2, 2008 – High Plains Environmental Center (HPEC) announced EMC Corporation as the 2008 corporate champion of Centerra’s Bike to Work Day Business Challenge. EMC had 40% of their employees bike to work on June 25, making it the Centerra business with the highest participation on Bike to Work Day.

Bike to Work Day participation doubled from 2007 at the Centerra bike stations and at most of the seven businesses that participated in the challenge. Combined bike riders from seven Centerra businesses rode over 552 miles one way – saving approximately 547 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Sixty bikers visited the two breakfast stations located at Centerra, enjoying treats from Mimi’s Café, Chick-fil-A, and Starbucks. TREK also provided bike maintenance service.

EMC receives the traveling Bike to Work Champion trophy for 2008 and a free pizza party courtesy of Nick-n-Willy’s Pizza. The information management and storage company earned the traveling trophy from last year’s champion, McWHINNEY.

For more information, please call High Plains Environmental Center (HPEC) at 970-622-9676.


About High Plains Environmental Center

The High Plains Environmental Center (HPEC) is an interactive education center located within Centerra’s High Plains Village neighborhood in Loveland, Colorado. Established in 2001 by McStain Neighborhoods and McWhinney, the not-for-profit organization promotes environmental stewardship and sustainable building practices through its indoor facilities and land-management practices. Responsible for managing 275 acres of wetlands, open space, interpretive nature trails and lakes within Centerra, HPEC also conducts classes, hands-on programs and events for the entire family that teach a greater understanding of the relationship between the natural and built environments. For more information, visit www.suburbitat.org or www.centerracolorado.com.


McWHINNEY, headquartered in Loveland, Colorado, is a team of talented people who are passionate about creating great places for people and providing fabled service to our customers. We develop innovative and sustainable master-planned communities and vertical commercial and mixed use projects. Since 1991, McWHINNEY has planned and developed more than 5,000 acres in several master-planned communities and over 3.3 million square feet of vertical commercial and mixed-use properties throughout the Rocky Mountain region and on the West Coast. For additional information, visit www.mcwhinney.com.