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Fourth Annual Ride for Hope Supports Hospice
Fitness, fun and fundraising are all planned as part of the fourth annual Ride for Hope, in support of Hope Hospice. Three route options through Bonita Springs are available for cyclists during this National Hospice Month event.
Bill Curtis, the event’s founder, is a longtime Hope volunteer who celebrates his birthday each year by riding his age in miles, and raising funds for Hope Hospice. Four years ago, he invited others to join him, and the Ride for Hope was on its way. The ride is held in November, in observance of National Hospice Month.
Proceeds from the ride will help to cover the costs of patient care. Hope Hospice serves everyone in need, regardless of their ability to pay.
A new feature at this year’s event will be a raffle for a Xenith Comp, the winner of Bicycling magazine's 2010 Editor's Choice Award for Best Recreational Road Bike. The bike is valued at more than $2,000. Raffle tickets may be purchased on line or at the event for $25.
Starting at Joanne's House at Hope Hospice
27200 Imperial Parkway, Bonita Springs
62 mile ride (100K) departs at 7:30 a.m.
50 mile ride (80K) departs at 7:30 a.m.
25 mile ride (40K) departs at 8 a.m.
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Registration starts at 7:00 a.m. The fee is $25, due by November 9. To register or make a donation online. visit http://hopehcs.org/
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