Ride For A Cure Raises $70,000
June 14, 2011 at 11:30 AM (PT)
This past weekend in downtown NASHVILLE, RIDE FOR A CURE which supports the T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION raised over $70,000 for the organization. Over 450 riders joined forces at the ROUNDABOUT PLAZA and participated in a motorcycle ride to HARLEY-DAVIDSON in COLUMBIA, TN.
Riders were then greeted by CAPITOL/NASHVILLE group LITTLE BIG TOWN, who hosted an afternoon jam, with additional emcees such as GAC-TV personality STORME WARREN, and CLEAR CHANNEL Country WSIX (The BIG 98)/NASHVILLE personality BIG D (of the BIG D AND BUBBA show). JAKE OWEN, DAVID NAIL, JERROD NIEMANN, and LAURA BELL BUNDY also made appearances.
Proceeds from RIDE FOR A CURE locally support cancer research at the FRANCES WILLIAMS PRESTON LABORATORIES at the VANDERBILT-INGRAM CANCER CENTER in NASHVILLE. The T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION supports leukemia, cancer and AIDS research at eight top hospitals in the UNITED STATES.
For more info, visit www.tjmartellfoundation.org.