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Cycle for a Cause to Benefit the Madison Area YMCA and St. Baldrick’s

Feb 26, 2016
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Madison Area YMCA
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Cycle for a Cause to Benefit the Madison Area YMCA and St. Baldrick’s

Caption: Tom Selquist; Madison Area YMCA Staff Campaign Chair Karen Tom; Holly Selquist; and Campaign Director Leigh Anne Soroka at last year’s Madison Area YMCA and St. Baldrick’s cycling event.

(Madison, NJ) February 26, 2016 - Cycle for a Cause! The Madison Area YMCA and St. Baldrick’s Foundation will hold a 4-hour spinathon on Sunday, March 13, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Y’s Family Center.

All proceeds donated to the event will be split 50/50 to help support the Madison Area YMCA’s LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a cancer survivors’ program, and St. Baldrick’s, an international childhood cancer charity.

Participants may register at the Madison Area YMCA Welcome Center. Cyclists are encouraged to collect pledges. Pledge forms are available at the Family Center’s Welcome Center and Fitness Center or at the F.M. Kirby Children’s Center. All proceeds donated to the event will be split 50/50 to help support St. Baldrick’s Foundation to fund cancer research and the Madison Area YMCA’s Annual Fund to fund LIVESTRONG at the YMCA.

The cycling instructor schedule is as follows: Karen Tom will teach 8 a.m.- 9 a.m.; Ashlee Hodge will teach 9 a.m.-10 a.m. and Carey Ahsler will teach 10 a.m.-11 a.m. and all three instructors will teach 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long, healthy lives.

The Y’s Annual Campaign is one of the ways that allows the Y to provide assistance to anyone who resides or works in Madison, Chatham and Florham Park. Support is provided based on demonstrated need, with the goal that no one be turned away from membership regardless of income or background.

As a cause-driven charitable organization, the Y is dedicated to nurturing the potential of every child and teen, improving our community’s health and well-being and giving back by providing support to our neighbors.

For more information about Cycle for A Cause, please contact Karen Tom at jettandkeatonsmom@gmail.com  or call 973-738-2400.

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