Breast Friends Hosts ‘Bikers for Breasts – Ride for the Girls’
By Space Coast Daily // August 19, 2012
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Breast Friends of Florida will host their third annual ‘Bikers for Breasts – Ride for the Girls,’ escorted event on Sunday, October 7, beginning at F. Burton Regional Park, 7575 SR 520, in Cocoa, Florida.
Breast Friends® is a national organization providing physical, emotional, social, and spiritual support to breast cancer patients. The Florida chapter was founded in July 2009.
As an affiliate of the national organization, Breast Friends® is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for breast cancer and other related women’s cancers. All proceeds from this event will benefit Breast Friends® of Florida.
More Than 1,000 Bikers Expected
Brevard County Sheriff’s Officers will escort the more than 1,000 expected motorcycle riders for the annual 60-mile ride. Participants will also enjoy raffle opportunities, lunch, local DJ and live music throughout the afternoon.
“We are expecting bikers from across the southeast to participate in this unique event hosted by Breast Friends,” said Sherry Palmer, Breast Friends of Florida Director.
“Proceeds will stay in Brevard County to help support our local residents survive the trauma of cancer, while also supporting their needs from diagnosis through-out the treatment process.”
The application fee is $15 per person (includes lunch), with registration at 9 a.m., and kick-stands up at 11 a.m. Pre-registration forms are available at firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations can be mailed to Breast Friends of Florida, 1103 Hibiscus Blvd., Suite 301 B, Melbourne, FL, 32901.
Sponsorship and vendor exhibit opportunities are still available.
For information call 321-474-6900 or 321-403-5454.