Friday, 20 April 2012

Ride 4 United Way

The Event: A biking event to raise money for United Way of Durham Region taking place at Lakeview Park in Oshawa.The event was in partnership with Oshawa Cycling Club.This money goes toward people in the Durham Region Community who are less fortunate.
The United Way will be distributing promotional lip balms which will help promote awareness about the event and their cause.  
The Rewards: Besides the satisfaction of helping those less fortunate in the Durham Region community....there are some great prizes being given away:

Win a Pinarello (CAN$1,000.00 + ) 
Individuals who succeed in raising one thousand dollars in pledges will have their names entered in a draw to win a Pinarello Traveso. With a more relaxed geometry than their racing bikes, the Traveso provides for a slightly more relaxed and upright position on the bike while providing a ride which has plenty of power and jump for hills or inclines.
Giant Bike draw level - CAN$100 (CAN$100.00 + ) 
Participants who raise one hundred dollars or more will have their names entered in a draw for a fabulous Giant Seek 1 bicycle. This is a great bike which will provide for a broad range of cycling enjoyment.

About United Way of Durham Region: The communities that thrive and prosper in the 21st century will be those that have strong and resilient, educated, healthy and compassionate population. Our mission is to provide the organized capacity to facilitate just such a community. Our donors and volunteers are at the core of our capacity to build a better community, and we are grateful to all of our riders and their donors for their support of this event. You will impact in a positive way the lives of many thousands with your single act of support. 

United Way of Durham Region will be holding a second biking event: Sunday, August 26, 2012 - 8am, Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Centre.   
For more information for the May ride and for the August ride.

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