Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) August 31, 2013
For the fifth year, Young Survival Coalition’s Atlanta Affiliate will host YSC Tour de Pink on Saturday, September 28, 2013, starting and finishing at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at Encore Park in Alpharetta. Opening ceremonies will begin at 7:30 a.m. with Cindy Simmons from the Cindy and Jimmy Star 94 Mornings Show.
Over 800 survivors and supporters will ride through the northern suburbs of Atlanta with one goal in mind: to raise funds for Young Survival Coalition. In addition to the bike ride, the event also features a 5k Family Fun route and Run/Walk, community expo including a Taste of the Tour, music from local bands, children’s activities, raffles and various exhibits. For more information about Tour de Pink, visit http://www.ysctourdepink.org/atlanta.
“We are excited to host Tour de Pink for another year and welcome all bikers, runners, walkers and spectators to join in on this great event,” says Janet Rodgers, President and CEO of the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau. “Come support this great cause and plan to stay and explore our city while staying in an Alpharetta hotel.”
Alpharetta’s 23 upscale and modern hotels all offer free parking and most offer suites and complimentary breakfast. The weekend will be packed with great events such as the Fall Out Boy concert at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Art in the Park, the Farmers Market and the William Green concert at the Velvet Note. For more information on events around Alpharetta, visit http://www.awesomealpharetta.com.
Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau
The Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau serves as the official destination marketing organization for the city of Alpharetta, promoting tourism and attracting visitors to all 23 of Alpharetta’s upscale and modern hotels. Visit awesomealpharetta.com for more information.
About Young Survival Coalition (YSC)
Established in 1998, Young Survival Coalition (YSC) was the first nonprofit organization to focus exclusively on the unique needs of young women affected by breast cancer. Founded by young survivors for young survivors, YSC began as a grassroots organization to advocate on behalf of all young women diagnosed with breast cancer to increase their quality and quantity of life. Based in New York, YSC today provides comprehensive resources, support and education to address every phase of a young woman’s breast cancer experience. YSC produces resources and educational materials such as its ResourceLink program, Newly Diagnosed Resource Kit (NDRK), Metastatic Navigator and is well known for its three national Tour de Pink rides. It also co-presents the C4YW - Annual Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer. For more information or to make a donation, please visit: http://www.youngsurvival.org.