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Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Sponsors 2009 Napa Valley Bikes for Tots

Dec 15, 2009

San Francisco, CA —


Morgan Stanley Smith Barney is pleased to announce that the Morgan Stanley Cycling team, together with Specialized Bicycle Company, will be giving away over 150 children's bicycles at their fifth annual Bikes for Tots event taking place December 15 to 17th at the Firm's Napa, Oakland and San Francisco branches.

Organizations benefiting from this year's sponsorship include: The Boy's and Girl's Club of San Francisco, Napa, and American Canyon: Casa of Napa; In the East Bay: Seneca, Oakland Village Shelter, McKenley House of Concord and Superstars Literacy; and the Bayview Mission of San Francisco.  Additionally, the Morgan Stanley Cycling Team has made a cash donation to the Fast Freddy Foundation which promotes youth racing via cycling grants to promising bicyclists who do not have the resources to ride and race.

"We are very proud to support Bikes for Tots and give back to the local community," said team co-founder and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Financial Advisor Brian Lewis.  "We have a long-standing commitment to the Bay Area and are pleased to have given away over 1,000 bicycles in the past five years."

Shawn Oliver, co-founder and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Financial Advisor continued, "This event promotes a fun and healthy lifestyle for children, and we are so pleased to be part of something that has such a positive impact on the lives of so many children in the community."

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