Booty, Inc., which runs the Official 24-Hour Cycling Event of the
Lance Armstrong Foundation and the only 24-hour road cycling charity
event in the country, has been selected for Business Leader Media's
2009 Movers & Shakers Awards.
"I am very excited to be included among this year's Movers and Shakers
in Charlotte," said Lueders who is also competition counsel at NASCAR.
"This recognition is a testament to the incredible 24 Hours of Booty
staff, volunteers, participants and supporters who have been
instrumental in helping further my mission of fighting cancer through
this one-of-a-kind event."
The winners of the 2009 Movers & Shakers Awards – which recognize up-
and-coming business leaders in the Charlotte community – were honored
at a ceremony on Sept. 23, 2009 and featured in the September issue of
Business Leader magazine.
About 24 Hours of Booty
24 Hours of Booty, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charity
located in Charlotte that provides extraordinary cycling events that
are safe, fun, and open to all levels of cycling ability. Its mission
is to conduct 24-hour cycling events that increase public awareness,
funds, and support for the Lance Armstrong Foundation and local cancer
organizations. Local organizations include The Keep Pounding Fund at
Carolinas Medical Center and the Brain Tumor Fund for the Carolinas in
Charlotte, and the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults and Johns
Hopkins Medicine in Columbia, Md.
In 24 Hours of Booty's eight-year history, more than 6,000 riders have
raised more than $3.5 million. This year's event in Charlotte included
1,200 riders from 24 different states, and more than 250 volunteers.
The next 24 Hours of Booty event is scheduled to roll on the "Booty
Loop" at Gateway Business Park in Columbia, Md. from 4 p.m. Saturday,
September 26 to 4 p.m. Sunday, September 27, 2009. For more
information, call 704-365-4417 or toll-free at 877-365-4417, or visit www.24hoursofbooty.org
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