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GEORGE STREET RAFFLE TICKETS NOW ON SALE
Tuesday, April 29, 2008
GEORGE STREET raffle tickets are on sale now!
Win a 24-speed Giant OCR3 road bike from Barney´s Bicycle,
or other cool prizes.
The prize drawing will be at approximately 1:00 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2008,
at the conclusion of the seventh annual
GEORGE STREET BIKE CHALLENGE FOR MAJOR TAYLOR,
an uphill time trial
presented by Barney´s Bicycle and the Seven Hills Wheelmen,
in Worcester, Mass.
You need not be present to win.
Cost is $5 per chance, or three for $12, or six for $20.
Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Major Taylor Association, Inc.,
which is putting up a statue of the 1899 world cycling champion
and offers educational materials and presentations
about "the Worcester Whirlwind."
Speaking of the statue, you´re invited
to the statue unveiling and dedication ceremony May 21
at the Worcester Public Library,
featuring Greg LeMond and Edwin Moses.
Details are at www.majortaylorassociation.org/events/2008may21.shtml
You can get raffle tickets at
Barney´s Bicycle, 165 Chandler St., Worcester;
or at the bike party May 12 at Redbones, 55 Chester St., Somerville;
or online with a credit card or Paypal at
or by mail order:
Major Taylor Association, Inc.
PO Box 20131
Worcester, MA 01602
You could win:
— A Giant OCR3 road bike from Barney´s Bicycle
— "Let the Children Play" from the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation
— Major Taylor cycling jersey
— Death Valley cycling jerseys from AdventureCORPS
— Fritz´s Bike Shop gift certificates
— Tickets to a Worcester Tornadoes baseball game
— The book "Major" by Todd Balf
— The children´s book "Major Taylor" by Lesa Cline-Ransome
More about the GEORGE STREET BIKE CHALLENGE:
Event details, online registration, hill profile,
2002-2007 results and photos and news clippings.