Posts Tagged 'donations'

VICC Participates in 2017 Tour de Cure

This year the Village Idiots Tour de Cure team has 6 Champions to Stop Diabetes (Jeff Adams, Lisa Michel, Bryan Balak, Ian C. Ware, John Walsh, Carlos A. Borge). Each raised over $1000 for the American Diabetes Association. In total, all participating VICC members generated $10,535.01 in 2017. Sound impressive? VICC has contributed $110,030.01 since 2011. We are very proud of our members.

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VI’s Participate in Lynne Grainger Benifit Ride

On Saturday afternoon June 7th, the Village Idiots Cycling Club along with several other area cycling clubs/groups and independent riders all gathered together for a friendly ride up longboat key to raise money for Lynne Grainger. Lynn is well respected and long time fixture in the Sarasota cycling community, and she’s suffering from ALS. The Village Idiots were happy to participate, and due to the generosity of one of our members, donated an additional $500 from the club. Lynne’s ride ...

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Village Idiots help out accident victim.

Sam Thayer, 13, was riding his blue Diamond Back Edgewood mountain bike south on the edge of southbound Lockwood Ridge Road in Sarasota about 10 a.m. Thursday May 21st. According to reports, the right front of a SUV struck Samuel’s bicycle and threw him to the pavement. Samuel was airlifted to All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg with serious injuries. After the accident, his bicycle was overturned on a strip of grass separating Lockwood Ridge from the sidewalk. Both tires ...

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VICC Donates Water Bottles to Parkinson’s Cycling Program

The Village Idiots Cycling Club has donated water bottles to a group of patients suffering from mild to medium Parkinson’s Disease symptoms. They are participating in a unique “Pedaling with Parkinson’s” class jointly held by the Neural Challenge Foundation and the Sarasota YMCA. The Parkinson’s patients are in a stationary cycling demonstration program to improve Parkinson’s symptoms and quality of life.

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