Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014
SOFTLAYER presents the 10th annual Tour de Pink bike ride benefiting Pink Ribbons Project Sunday, September 14 at Prairie View A&M University. Tour de Pink is the first bike ride in Texas to solely benefit breast cancer awareness and education.
“We are thrilled to open tourdepink.org for registration,” Kristi Okwuonu, Pink Ribbons Project Executive Director said. “For 10 years, Tour de Pink has raised lifesaving funds for breast cancer services and provided access to screening, diagnostic services and support for underserved women and men in Houston.”
Routes for all levels ranging from 12 to 100 miles wind through the back roads of Prairie View, Waller, Hempstead, Hockley, and other sites along US 290. Online registration is open for $30 through September 7 at tourdepink.org. Cyclists are required to raise $125 in pledges to support mammograms and follow-up services for underinsured men and women in Houston. Fundraising incentives, including the chance to win two round-trip airline tickets anywhere in the contiguous United States are available.
Tour de Pink sponsors include SOFTLAYER, Bike Barn, OSO promotions, Bracewell & Guiliani, Carrizo, Kirksey, Thompson & Knight, Ann & Richard Cook, Lorie F. Cram, MD, My ‘younger’ sister ROCKS!, Vomax, Top Drawer Lingerie, Urban Bicyle Gallery, and utmb Health. E-mail Candace Rogers at candace(at)pinkribbons(dot)org to become a 2014 sponsor.
About Pink Ribbons Project:
Using the arts, Pink Ribbons Project promotes breast health, saves lives and improves the quality of life for those touched by breast cancer. Through education, awareness and outreach programs, Pink Ribbons Project helps underserved women receive breast cancer screening and follow-up care through services at clinics and mobile mammography units throughout the Greater Houston area. To become a Pink Partner and for more information about Pink Ribbons Project’s many programs, including Tour de Pink and Pink Pigeons, call: 713.524.PINK (7465) or visit: http://www.pinkribbons.org.
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