Member Spotlight: Mike Belgard

September 20, 2014

Name: Mike BelgardMikeBelgrade City of residence: Sacramento, CA Occupation: IS&T Manager How long have you been involved with Best Buddies? This will be my fifth year riding. Scarpe Jordan

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