CAMDEN, NJ, August 31, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On Sunday, October 5, 2014, Autism Speaks and hundreds of motorcyclists from Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and beyond will gather at the picturesque Camden Waterfront overlooking the Philadelphia Skyline and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in Camden, New Jersey for the 9th annual Ride for Autism Speaks.
This annual 60-mile police escorted ride across the state will now end with an after-party inside the Traymore Ballroom at Bally's in Atlantic City. Motorcyclists will gear up and start their engines to raise awareness for the local chapter of Autism Speaks. All proceeds and contributions raised during this event will help improve the lives of those living with autism by funding research for autism treatments and provide service grants. Check-In and day-of registration begins at 9 a.m. at The Pier Lot; kickstands go up at Noon.
After reaching Atlantic City around 2 p.m., Riders and other guests will enjoy an after-party at Bally's including food, live entertainment by Field of Play, raffle items, and a cash bar. Anyone can partake as a rider, passenger, or after party guest to help change the future for everyone affected by autism. The fee is $35 per person which ensures all guests receive a raffle ticket to participate in our raffle auction; all riding participants will also receive a commemorative t-shirt.
Newly available Ride for Autism Speaks merchandise will be sold at both the Camden Waterfront and also in Atlantic City. Vendors are welcome join; please email Emily.Kreifels@autismspeaks.org vendor or sponsorship information. Sponsorship packets start at only $200.
Help make an impact on our mission by donating to this great cause. Every dollar collected will truly make a difference. For more information about this ride, or to pre-register please visit http://www.rideforautismspeaks.org/philadelphia.
This event would not be possible without the support of our sponsors. We're extremely grateful to Prudential, Fox & Roach for serving as our presenting sponsor once again. We also want to thank Tattoos by RC, The Keystone Coyotes, Rider Insurance, and Brian's Harley Davidson.
About Autism Speaks
Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Suzanne and Bob Wright, the grandparents of a child with autism. Mr. Wright is the former vice chairman of General Electric and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal. Since its inception, Autism Speaks has committed over $180 million to research and developing innovative resources for families. Each year Walk Now for Autism Speaks events are held in more than 95 cities across North America. To learn more about Autism Speaks, please visit http://www.autismspeaks.org.
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