Event of the Lance Armstrong Foundation and the onlynational 24-hour
road cycling charity event in the country – and the Charlotte Checkers
are teaming up for the "Second Annual Booty Day" event when the hockey
team takes on the Gwinnett Gladiators at Time Warner Cable Arena on
Sunday, March 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.
24 Hours of Booty team Six Degrees is organizing the "Booty Day"
event, which will include a $1,000 check presentation to team captain
and partnership organizer Mike Flanagan for 24 Hours of Booty and a
table at the game with 24 Hours of Booty give-away items. To further
support 24 hours of Booty, The Checkers are offering discounted $20
Attack Zone tickets for $15 of which $6 per ticket will do directly to
24 Hours of Booty. Individuals can purchase tickets through www.gocheckers.com/fundraisers
using login and password BOOTY.
"We had a blast last year and look forward to this year's 'Booty Day'
with the Charlotte Checkers," said Basil Lyberg, executive director
of24 Hours of Booty. "We appreciate all that the Checkers and Team Six
Degrees are doing to support our mission and the fight against cancer."
About Charlotte Checkers
The Checkers are currently in their 17th season of play in the ECHL
and have made the playoffs in five straight seasons. The team will
look to challenge for a Kelly Cup Championship this season, their last
in the ECHL, before beginning play in the American Hockey League in
2010-11. There are 10 games on the schedule for the month of March,
including the annual "Pink in the Rink" and "Salute to Heroes" games.
For more information please visit www.gocheckers.com or call
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, the Brain Tumor Fund for the Carolinas in
Charlotte, and the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults and Johns
Hopkins Medicine in Columbia, Md.
The Ninth Annual 24 Hours of Booty in Charlotte is scheduled to roll
on the "Booty Loop" in Myers Park from 7 p.m. Friday, July 30 to 7
p.m. Saturday, July 31, 2010. In addition, 24 Hours of Booty will also
host the Second Annual 24 Hours of Booty of Columbia, Md. at Gateway
Business Park "Booty Loop" on Aug.28-29 and its inaugural event in
Atlanta on Oct.2-3.
In 24 Hours of Booty's eight-year history, more than 6,000 riders have
raised more than $3.7 million. This year's event in Charlotte included
1,200 riders from 24 different states, and more than 250 volunteers.
Also in 2009, 24 Hours of Booty, Inc. raised more than $1 million with
events in Charlotte, N.C. and in Columbia, Md.
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