NATIONAL AND LOCAL NEWS COVERAGE OF PEDAL FOR ALZHEIMER’S EVENTS
The Pedal for Pat charity cycling event announces it raised $50,000 to benefit the Pat Summitt Foundation. The 501(c)3 nonprofit, Pedal for Alzheimer’s, hosted the 12-day, 1,098-mile cycling event in honor of each of Coach Pat Summitt’s 1,098 victories. The team pedaled through five states with stops at some of the South’s finest universities to honor Summitt’s legacy and spread awareness of Alzheimer’s disease.
An East Tennessee man has embarked on a 4,400-mile journey from Washington state to Boston for some good causes.
John LaMacchia plans to raise money for three different groups: Pedal for Alzheimer’s, Thompson Cancer Research Center, and the Cerebral Palsy Center.
Before Michelle Marciniak decided to get on a bike to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease, she estimated the farthest she had ever pedaled was 25 miles. In September, the former Lady Vol point guard will join the Pedal for Pat peloton for 1,098 miles across five states in 12 days.
Pedal for Alzheimer’s announces a generous donation of $50,000 from former Lady Vol MVP and Hall of Famer Michelle Marciniak. This donation was given in memory of her beloved basketball coach and mentor, the late-legendary coach Pat Summitt.
PEDAL FOR ALZHEIMER’S WELCOMES NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEMBER, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE’S DR. ROBIN HARDIN
Pedal for Alzheimer’s announces growth on the Board of Directors with the appointment of respected University of Tennessee advisor and professor, Dr. Robin Hardin. As a leader in the Sport Management program in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies at the University of Tennessee, Dr. Hardin brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the organization in the management and execution of events.
With 1,098 mile bike rides under his belt, this serial entrepreneur is on a mission to redesign communities with seniors in mind.