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Thursday, June 06, 2013 - Bike ride to benefit Community Memorial Hospital’s Cancer Care Center scheduled for August 10

Menomonee Falls, Wis. (June 6, 2013) — The 16th annual Wheeling for Healing bike ride benefitting the Cancer Care Center at Froedtert Health Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, will be held Saturday, August 10. 

In addition to raising money for the hospital’s Cancer Care Center, Wheeling for Healing honors and celebrates the many cancer patients who have completed or are undergoing treatment. Craig McKee, evening news anchor from WISN TV, will return as this year’s ride marshal. The post-ride celebration begins at 9:45 a.m. with brunch, entertainment, raffles, games and more. 

Choose from four routes through Menomonee Falls and Germantown including a family-friendly 4-mile route, a 15-mile route for more ambitious riders or a more challenging 32-mile route. New this year, the event will offer a 62-mile bike route for avid cyclists that continues north to Jackson with a rest stop at Froedtert Health St. Joseph’s Hospital in West Bend. All routes begin and end at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls. 

Participants can sign up to ride individually, as a family or as a team at communitymemorialfoundation.org. Teams of 10 riders or more will receive t-shirts with their own logo printed on the back of each shirt. Contact Community Memorial Foundation at 262-257-3761 for more information.