Cycling to End Childhood Cancer

Gold In September

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August 3, 2018

Cycle for Gold Event Highlights Childhood Cancer Awareness

Gold In September and CycleBar Brookfield Partner to Raise Money for Childhood Cancer

BROOKFIELD, WI – Gold In September (G9) and CycleBar Brookfield are partnering to bring the first of its kind outdoor cycling fundraising event to the Market Square at The Corners of Brookfield on Saturday, August 25. The goal of the event is to raise $60,000 to end childhood cancer.
 

“G9 is excited to be partnering with CycleBar and The Corners of Brookfield as the chosen philanthropic partner for their first outdoor cycling event to raise money for new therapies and grow gold awareness for childhood cancer,” said Sarah Bartosz, President of G9.

 

The three-hour event starts at 9:00 am and is broken up into three 45-minute, high-energy stationary cycling classes with a 15-minute break in between. Participants can ride for one, two, or three hours, and can register as an individual or create a team. G9 has set a fundraising goal of $500 per bike, per hour. Participants can sign up on the G9 website: www.goldinseptember.com/cycle-for-gold.

CycleBar is graciously donating the use of the bikes and their instructors are donating their time and talent in support of G9’s mission. The Corners of Brookfield is providing digital signage including the large main screens facing Interstate 94 and Bluemound Road, and several digital kiosks throughout The Corners, which will promote the event beginning on August 1, 2018. Supporting businesses will also be highlighted on the screens before and during the event. Interested businesses should contact Meaghan Hayward at meaghan@goldinseptember.org.

Many Corners of Brookfield businesses are participating. Restaurants will be offering food specials and participating retailers will donate a percentage of sales for the day to G9.

When: Saturday, August 25, 2018, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Where: Corners of Brookfield Main Square


About Gold in September:

Gold In September (G9) is a childhood cancer non-profit with a mission to grow awareness, inspire action, and fund research for childhood cancer. G9 directly funds Early Phase Trials, bringing the newest, most promising treatments to kids faster. Utilizing a noble model of turning the world gold to raise awareness and meet the mission, G9 directly benefits the entire childhood cancer community with gold alliance, resulting in increased funding and support for all childhood cancer initiatives. For more information about Gold In September® visit www.goldinseptember.com.

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For media credentials, additional information or to pre-schedule interviews, please contact Carol Burns at Gold In September® at carol@goldinseptember.org or (262) 346-5100 x. 104.