Fox Chase Cancer Center Benefits from 4th Annual "Tulli Ride for the Cure"
Get yourself in gear for the 4th annual Tulli "Ride for the Cure" fall foliage motorcycle run to benefit breast cancer research and the Resource and Education Center (REC) at Fox Chase Cancer Center. The ride, honoring the memory of Jill Marie Tulli, who died of breast cancer at age 31, leaves from the Montgomeryville Cycle Center, located just off of Route 309 in Hatfield, Pennsylvania on Sunday, September 26, 2004.
Registration and refreshments for all riders will begin at 10:00 a.m. Route maps will be given to each rider as they set out to travel the scenic roads of Montgomeryville, Pa. The $20 registration fee for riders includes patch and lunch, provided by Montgomeryville Cycle Center. Riders can enjoy the pig roast lunch at 1:00 p.m.
In honor of the centennial of Fox Chase Cancer Center, participants are asked to raise $100 in pledges. However, donations of any amount are welcomed and encouraged. Those unable to participate in the ride, whose donation is equal to the registration fee will also receive a shirt and ride patch.
The Jill Marie Tulli Breast Cancer Fund supports the continuing development of the Research and Education Center at Fox Chase. This multi-media facility gives Fox Chase Cancer Center patients and their families access to a wealth of information, with professional staffing on a one-to-one basis. The center offers support and comfort through knowledge and understanding.
Sponsors for the event include: Blackman's Cycle Center, Bergey's Dodge, Cindy Rubenstein Income Tax Specialist, Montgomeryville Cycle Center, the Quakertown National Bank and Wes Jackson Automotive Center.
For more information on this event or the Jill Marie Tulli Breast Cancer Fund, please call 215-728-2810.
Fox Chase Cancer Center was founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as the nation's first cancer hospital. In 1974, Fox Chase became one of the first institutions designated as a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center. Fox Chase conducts basic, clinical, population and translational research; programs of prevention, detection and treatment of cancer; and community outreach. For more information about Fox Chase activities, visit the Center's web site at www.fccc.edu.
Fox Chase Cancer Center, part of the Temple University Health System, is one of the leading cancer research and treatment centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence four consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. For more information, call 1-888-FOX CHASE or (1-888-369-2427).
Media inquiries only, please contact Diana Quattrone at 215-728-7784.