IRL: CARA Charities Party at the Peak

Third Annual CARA Charities "Party At The Peak" Salutes Father's Day CARA Charities 20th anniversary celebration continues with "Pop's the Top" themed party June 12, 2001 - Colorado Springs, Colo. - The third annual CARA Charities Party at...

Third Annual CARA Charities "Party At The Peak" Salutes Father's Day

CARA Charities 20th anniversary celebration continues with "Pop's the Top" themed party

June 12, 2001 - Colorado Springs, Colo. - The third annual CARA Charities Party at the Peak will pay special tribute to dads and fathers from the racing world and other walks of life on the eve of their special day this Saturday at Pikes Peak International Raceway. The charitable event, presented by CARA Charities, is being held in conjunction with the Indy Racing Northern Lights Series Radisson Indy 200 that runs on the Pikes Peak track on Father's Day Sunday.

The "Pop's the Top" themed party, that continues CARA Charities 20th anniversary celebration this year, features food from award-winning chefs, wine tasting, blues music entertainment and a raffle featuring motorsports memorabilia, travel adventures and more. Party at the Peak is a CARA Charities fundraiser benefiting IRL Ministries, IRL "Buckle Up Baby" and other programs.

Party at the Peak takes place right on the grounds of Pikes Peak International Speedway on Saturday from 6 - 10 p.m. Tickets are available for a $30 donation. You can order tickets for Party at the Peak through the CARA Charities office at (317) 299-2277. Or you can visit the CARA Charities website at www.caraux.org for more information.

Celebrating its 20th Anniversary this year, CARA Charities was founded in 1981 to serve the community through charitable work and promote the friendship of all those involved in the motorsports family. Over $3.25 million dollars have been distributed to numerous racing and community organizations, including the nationally recognized and award-winning "Buckle Up Baby" program that is a partnership between CARA Charities and the Bridgestone/Firestone Trust. In addition to the CARA Shirley Bettenhausen Children's Fund, other recipient charities include CART Ministries, San Bernardino Children's Fund, CARA Benevolent Fund, Inc., Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Foote Memorial Hospital, International Vehicular Injury Research Center, California Highway Patrol "Kids" Program, Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital, Championship Drivers Association Benevolent Fund, Midwest Athletes Against Childhood Cancer and Valley View Medical Center.

-CARA-

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