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      Southern Tier AIDS Program's 21t annual Ride for Life in Ithaca

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      September 7, 2019


      1 James L Gibbs Dr
      Ithaca, New York 14850

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      Southern Tier AIDS Program's 21t annual Ride for Life

      Calling all Cyclists for the 21st Annual AIDS “Ride for Life”, September 7th!
      Ithaca, NY - The 21st Annual “AIDS Ride for Life” is the Southern Tier AIDS Program's largest
      fundraiser, attracting 400+ riders from 20+ states in the USA, Canada and other countries. This Ride around Cayuga Lake delivers a life-changing experience for many of participants from all back-grounds and fitness levels. Cyclists and volunteers are united by a common desire to do something altruistic. Whether you are a first time rider or a seasoned veteran, we want you with us at the 21st Annual AIDS Ride for Life.
      STAP is serving record numbers along with caring for clients who have HIV/AIDS – still an epidemic. The rise of opioid use has increased the demand for our Opioid Overdose Prevention Program. Last year, over 365 lives were saved with Narcan kits distributed by STAP staff. The money raised helps close funding gaps within these programs and others.
      Various routes are available for Riders – 14, 25, 42, 90 and 102 miles, finishing via the Black
      Diamond Trail. Sign up now, or for more details about the Ride:
      Cynthia Rotella, Event Coordinator for the Ride, says “The Ride is a Fun Is Mandatory event! We want cyclists, group riders, and indoor cyclists to join us! This Ride provides much needed resources to help to fill in funding gaps within some of STAP’s program and services that include HIV preven-tion, and opioid overdose prevention.”
      For information about the Indoor Ride Option, or to sign up to become indoor AIDS Ride for Life cyclist, go to: Indoor Cycling Information
      This year’s event will begin on Friday, September 6th from 4pm to 7pm, with our Packet Pick Up and Health & Fitness Expo- all open to the public. Saturday, September 7th is The AIDS Ride for Life, beginning at 6am through 9pm, at Stewart Park in Ithaca, and continuing around Cayuga Lake. We are looking for volunteers to assist with our events both Friday and Saturday, with duties as various as set/up, lunch handout, road marshals and more. We are flexible in how people can donate their time and energy to the Ride for Life. All volunteers receive and event t-shirt, a ticket to the event dinner at Stewart Park catered by Ithaca Bakery, and free ice cream at Cass Park. Would you please respond and let me know is if this is something you are interested in helping out. The registration for volunteers is below.
      For more information: Cynthia Rotella,, Ride Coordinator, 607-272-4098 Ext 316
      or Nikki Sayward,, Assistant Ride Coordinator, 607.272.4098 Ext 321

      Categories: Fundraising & Charity

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.