Aiming to top the $206,000 raised in last year's bike tour, this year's participants, many of them professionals from New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, surpassed their goal of raising $500,000. This will allow 80 or more children with cancer and other serious illnesses to attend the expensive summer camp tuition-free. The top five fundraisers were Abie Maleh, Alan Shamah, Brian Haimm, Elliot S. Zaks and Michael Bauman, who combined raised more than $130,000.
Every year, Camp Simcha provides a full array of traditional camp activities, from archery to water activities, along with special events such as helicopter rides and concerts, to 430 seriously ill children. A state-of-the-
"Biking up to 150 miles in 2 days is naturally very challenging,"
This year's ride also had several corporate sponsors including The Berkeley, Asbury Park's premier boutique hotel offering guests modern luxury just steps from the famed boardwalk, which was where the cyclists stayed the night of August 2nd prior to the ride. Other sponsors included: Senior Planning Services; Brielle Cyclery; CH Cycle; Madison Commercial Real Estate Services; Star Pediatric Homecare Agency; South Shore Bicycle; Roy's, Brooklyn's oldest bike shop; Meridian Capital Group, LLC; New York Community Bancorp, Inc.; and MedWaste Management, LLC.
To learn more about Camp Simcha and its summer programs, visit http://www.campsimcha.org./
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