Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Local Happiness, Blue Marlin & L'Ecuyer's Gourmet Fight Diabetes!

SC Tour De Cure Kick-off!!


This Thursday, January 17th, L'Ecuyer's Gourmet will be partnering with Local Happiness, Blue Marlin and the American Diabetes Association to open the 'SC Tour De Cure Kick-Off' to fight Diabetes and help find a cure for diabetes!  Here is the press release!


 




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CONTACT: Christina Bickley/803.799.4246 

LOCAL RESIDENTS GEARING UP TO STOP DIABETES AT THE ANNUAL

SC TOUR DE CURE KICK-OFF

(Columbia, SC) ‑ The American Diabetes Association is inviting cyclists of all levels of fitness to a Free Tour de Cure® Kick-Off event at Blue Marlin Vista Room in the Vista.  Join us for complimentary hors d’oeuvres provided by Blue Marlin, wonderful door prizes including gift certificates from local businesses, amazing items from LocalHappiness.net and much more.  Chat with local bike shops and event sponsors, register for the event for Free as an individual rider, join a team or learn how to form a team.  
When: Thursday, January 17th from 5:30 pm -8 pm.  Where:  Blue Marlin Vista Room in the Vista Who: Free to all!

All are welcome to attend and learn how to join the fight to stop Stop Diabetes® as we challenge riders to take part in the annual Tour de Cure®, a cycling event happening on May 4th in Little Mountain, SC to help raise funds to change the future of diabetes and help stop this devastating disease. The Tour de Cure® features a variety of routes including a 5 mile family fun ride, 15 mile, 30 mile, 65 mile and 100 mile options. We are also excited to offer a stationary bike option provide by C Cycle Studio of Lexington, SC. This option will allow teams and individuals to participate in the event during one of three sessions throughout the day.

Many of the door prizes are provided by Local Happiness, South Carolina’s Fundraiser.   “We’re partnering with Local Happiness because they offer healthy local choices at close to grocery store prices.  In addition to our traditional fundraising methods our partnership with Local Happiness allows us to sell people groceries like Carolina Creole Simmer Sauce & Grits, Bell Honey and Iron Brew Coffee to name a few, while raising funds towards their fundraising efforts for the American Diabetes Association, said Christina Bickley.”  For information or to register visit www.sctourdecure.com and/or www.localhappiness.net/adasignup 

Sponsored nationally by Gold’s Gym, Lilly Diabetes, Primal, Bumble Bee and locally by Doctors Care, Pitt Stop Convenience Stores, Pepsi and BI-LO.


American Diabetes Association          Diabetes Information
7021 St. Andrews Rd, Ste 100A                call 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383)
Columbia, SC 29212                                 online:  www.diabetes.org
Federal Tax ID -   13-1623888

The Association gratefully accepts gifts through your will.The Mission of the American
Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives
of all people affected by diabetes.

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