For special care teenagers from a disadvantaged social background Zedler – Institut für Fahrradtechnik und -Sicherheit GmbH furnished a bicycle workshop with equipment, tools and teaching material at their own costs at Uhlandschule in Marbach. Once a week Bernd Romhard, one of the master mechanics cycle craft from the Zedler team, gives practical insights in promising technologies. During the award ceremony this sustainable project was praised as "lighthouse project" by laudatory Sarah Pawlowski from the German Federation of Trade Unions (DGB), region Baden-Wuerttemberg.
With this education partnership comprising three different school types (including a school for children with special needs) which is unique according to the CCI, the service company of the bicycle sector rounds off their multiple welfare activities. Reason enough for the jury to award the yellow-black lion, i.e. Baden-Wuerttemberg’s heraldic animal, to the Zedler institute winner of the 258 applications received in the category staff of 20 and less.
Managing director Dirk Zedler is happy about the renowned award: “There were so many fantastic projects among the nominees. “We were really surprised and are very proud at the same time that the prize was awarded to us for our commitment to the bicycle issue and the youth."
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