Here Comes The Sun Bike Run 2009, Newburgh, NY





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Here Comes The Sun Bike Run (# 11070)

30-May-2009 (Saturday)

150 Rt 17k, Newburgh, NY Here Comes The Sun Bike RunHere Comes The Sun Bike RunHere Comes The Sun Bike Run

Here Comes The Sun Bike Run New American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) chapter covering six counties Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan, Rockland and Putnam. In 2006 a few moms who lost their teens to suicide got together to reach out to help others learn about the warning signs, its causes and most of all prevention. They started a grassroots suicide awareness walk Here Comes the Sun at a local high school. Their conception has now evolved into bringing a chapter of AFSP to our area.Our new chapter is having a spring fundraiser in Orange County NY 2009 Here Comes the Sun Bike RunMay 30th, 2009 Gail's Place -150 Rt 17K, Newburgh, NY. Registration: 9:00-10:00AM - 2HR Bike Run - Return to Gail's Place for Hot Buffet, music, raffles.$20 per rider and $10 per passengerPre-register by 5/15/09 - receive $5 in raffle tickets. Please make check payable to: AFSP - send with name, address, email and phone Mail to: AFSP, 378 Violet Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 by May 15,2009The bike run will promote suicide awareness in the community information, speakers and open mic will be available. Even though suicide is a national crisis, many people are not aware that the facts about suicide are staggering...Over 32,000 people in the U.S. take their own lives every year..Suicide is: 4th leading cause of death for ages 18 to 65 years; 2nd leading cause of death for college students; Every day, approx 80 Americans take their own life, and 1,500 more attempt to do so.

www.afsp.org

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