The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Media Advisory: AngelRide Cyclists Cross Connecticut for Paul Newman’s Camp

Media Contact:                        
Willow Ann Sirch
Communciations Director
The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp
(203) 772-0522 (w)
(203) 285-0050 (c)
willow.sirch@holeinthewallgang.org 

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MEDIA ADVISORY

AngelRide Cyclists Cross Connecticut for Paul Newman’s Camp 

More than 350 cyclists Ride to Raise Funds for the Camp’s Hospital Outreach Program to Seriously Ill Children in Hospitals across the Northeast

New Haven, Conn. – May 21, 2012 – This Memorial Day weekend May 26 to May 27, hundreds of cyclists from hard-core athletes to seven-year-olds will ride in the 9th annual AngelRide across Connecticut to support seriously ill hospitalized children through The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. The ride starts in Norfolk in Connecticut’s northwest corner on Saturday, May 26, overnights in Ashford at the legendary camp Paul Newman founded for children with cancer, sickle cell anemia and other life-threatening illnesses, and resumes Sunday, May 27 to the finish in the historic coastal village of Mystic. Each AngelRider commits to raising funds to benefit the Camp’s Hospital Outreach Program that brings hope and healing to children with serious illnesses in hospitals across the northeast. More than 50 children will take part in the Youth Ride on the second day from Jewett City to Mystic.

WHO: Ride organizers, cyclist participants of all ages 

WHAT: AngelRide cycling event to benefit The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp Hospital Outreach Program

WHEN/WHERE: 
DAY ONE/Saturday, May 26: Ride Lunch Break, East Windsor, noon to 12:30 p.m.

DAY ONE/Saturday, May 26: Ride End at Camp, Ashford, 2 p.m. to 
4 p.m.

DAY TWO/Sunday, May 27: Ride Lunch Break, Jewett City, noon to 1 p.m.

DAY TWO/Sunday, May 27:  Finish Celebration, Mystic, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

DIRECTIONS:
Day One: Ride Lunch Break: First Congregational Church of E. Windsor, 124 Scantic Road, East Windsor, CT 06088. Map here: http://tiny.cc/n4rd8  

Day One: Ride End at Camp: The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, 565 Ashford Center Road, Ashford, CT 06278. Map here: http://tiny.cc/tgiwg  

Day Two: Ride Lunch Break, Children’s Ride Start: Hopeville Pond State Park, 193 Roode Road, Jewett City, CT 06351. Map here: http://tiny.cc/ca67b  

Day Two: Finish: Mystic YMCA, 1 Harry Austin Drive, Mystic, CT 06355. Map here: http://tiny.cc/l04mt 

More about AngelRidewww.angelride.org   •   More about the Camp: www.holeinthewallgang.org  


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