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Pro Cycling Team Visits Boys and Girls Club

Members of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team will visit The Salvation Army Ken Carlson Boys and Girls Club Friday at 4 PM  prior to the start of the US Pro Road Race and Winston-Salem Criterium which begins this weekend.

Nearly 200 Club kids will receive a bike safety lesson from UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team members Ty Magner and Brad White. Magner and White will also discuss exercise and nutrition with Club members. In addition,  UnitedHealthcare’s mascot, Dr. Health E. Hound, will participate in a series of exercises with the pro cyclists and children.

Greater Winston-Salem Area Commander Major James Allison says, “ what a wonderful opportunity for the members of The Salvation Army Boys and Girls Clubs to get a close up look at the world of Professional Cycling and receive tips from the pros. Our sincere thanks go out to Ty, Brad, and the entire United Healthcare team.”

WHAT:
The Ken Carlson Boys & Girls will receive a bike safety lesson from UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team members Friday, May 27.

UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team members Ty Magner and Brad White will discuss exercise, nutrition and bike safety with nearly 200 children at the club. UnitedHealthcare’s mascot, Dr. Health E. Hound, will participate in a series of exercises with the pro cyclists and children.

WHO:
* Children at the Ken Carlson Boys & Girls Club
* UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling team members Ty Magner and Brad White
* Corinna Miller, UnitedHealthcare
* UnitedHealthcare mascot Dr. Health E. Hound

WHEN/WHERE:
Event Date/Time:
Friday, May 27, 4:00 PM

Location: Ken Carlson Boys & Girls Club
2100 Reynolds Park Road
Winston Salem, NC 27107

 

About the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, an International movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.  The Salvation Army was established in Winston-Salem in 1907 and serves more than 50,000 people in Forsyth, Davie, Stokes and Yadkin counties each year.  The Salvation Army offers many programs including the only emergency shelter for homeless families in Winston-Salem, the only on-site breakfast feeding program in the community, a travel assistance program, and a program in conjunction with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to purchase new shoes for school age children called Happy Feet. The Salvation Army is a participating United Way agency.  For more information about programs or to make a donation, visit www.SalvationArmyWS.org.

The Salvation Army of Winston-Salem, 901 N. Cleveland Ave, Winston-Salem, NC  27101 (336) 723-6366

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