ROAD ATLANTA ANNOUNCED AS SPONSOR OF 2005 POST PETIT LE MANS CHARITY MOTORCYCLE RIDE. April 11, 2005. Jim Osborn, President of Chili Pepper Racing LLC, announced today that Road Atlanta has joined Trenton Forging as sponsors of the 2005 Post ...
ROAD ATLANTA ANNOUNCED AS SPONSOR OF 2005 POST PETIT LE MANS CHARITY MOTORCYCLE RIDE.
April 11, 2005. Jim Osborn, President of Chili Pepper Racing LLC, announced today that Road Atlanta has joined Trenton Forging as sponsors of the 2005 Post Petit Le Mans Motorcycle Charity Ride to benefit The Lighthouse Family Retreat. The Annual Motorcycle Ride begins with a lap around the famous Road Atlanta Grand Prix road course and then heads up into the twisty mountain roads of Northern Georgia with a scenic lunch stop and ends back at Road Atlanta for a presentation ceremony with the Children and families of The Lighthouse Family Retreat. Professional racecar drivers from SCCA SPEED World Challenge, the American Le Mans, Trans Am, and the Grand American series will be present on this years ride.
"Since Road Atlanta is proud of its reputation as a family-friendly facility, the Lighthouse Retreat is a natural and perfect choice as our official charity, says Brian Skuza, GM of Road Atlanta. "The wonderful services that Lighthouse Retreat provides families facing difficult and stressful situations regarding their children's health are greatly appreciated by the families, and we are delighted to support them. We hope our association with the Lighthouse Retreat will bring increased attention and support for their efforts."
The Weekend festivities begin with 3 day weekend passes, hospitality at the Chili Pepper Racing/Trenton Forging paddock, and pace car rides for the children of the Light House Family Retreat. The Petit Le Mans weekend is scheduled for September 28-October1, 2005. The 2005 Post Petit Le Mans Charity Motorcycle Ride is Sunday October 2, 2005.
Tickets to join the children of The Lighthouse Family Retreat and Chili Pepper Racing for Race Weekend or the 2005 Post Petit Le Mans Motorcycle Charity Ride are available on-line at www.roadatlanta.com/promo/lasso or contact Laurie Osborn at Laurel@chilipepperracing.org
The Lighthouse Family Retreat is a seaside family retreat established in December 1999 to serve families caring for children with cancer. Melinda Mayton's, founder of Lighthouse Family Retreat, purpose is to provide a place of hope and renewal to families facing fear and challenges most of us will never experience. The retreat is a way to allow the children and family to escape for a week of fun and rejuvenation. The program is designed to reconnect families, strengthen parents, bring laughter to children, and find hope in God. The vision of Lighthouse Family Retreat is to host 12 to 18 retreat sessions annually, serving 12 families per retreat session.
T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital is part of the Erlanger Health system and is a level-one trauma center. Located in the Tennessee Valley of Chattanooga, TN. T.C. Thompson does not only serve the Tennessee area but also those living in North Alabama, East Tennessee, North Georgia and Western North Carolina. The hospital serves as a teaching facility for the University of Tennessee School of Medicine.
Trenton Forging Company from Trenton Michigan is a leading producer of custom impression die forgings to a wide variety of industries. They have a strong reputation as a supplier of choice to many Tier 1 and Tier 2 automotive/light truck suppliers. Trenton produces multiple cavity die forgings to meet customers exacting specifications and offers a wide range of high quality custom forging products with exceptional customer service. For more information about Trenton Forging, visit www.trentonforging.com.
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