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Kids Get Special Bike Donation

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BILLINGS, Mont. -

Merrill Lynch is stepping up to donate 50 bicycles to Boys & Girls Club Members.

The donation is part of the 100th Anniversary Celebration of Merrill Lynch.

Merrill Lynch of Billings’ manager, Frank Witt, says employees raised more than $12,000 by sponsoring office activities such as casual days, where employees paid $5.00 to be able to wear casual clothes to work.

Witt says giving back to the community is very important company employees.

"We're excited about giving bikes to kids to help them get to where they wanna go. Whether that's to school or to the playground, and at Merrill Lynch, that's what we're in the business of doing is helping our clients get to where they wanna go financially," says Witt.

St. V's also donated helmets to go along with bikes provided by SCHEELS.

Witt says Merrill Lynch has raised more than $100,000 for the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life.