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St. Jude Children's Hospital Research Center Events - Trike-A-Thon 2010
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Date: September 11, 2010
Location: West Hartford Town Hall

Come trike in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. This FREE and exciting Trike Party includes a fun riding toy safety workshop, bike decorating station and a road course featuring Teddy Herrera of Across America for Childhood Obesity in support of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month! Also enjoy FREE ice-cream from Ben & Jerry's and activities from kid-friendly exhibitors.
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Cost: FREE
To sign up, visit or call (860) 335-9177.
The Trike Route is in front of Town Hall. The Town of West Hartford will have this area sectioned off with barricades to ensure children do not come in contact with any vehicles. Children should always be under supervision by parents. Additionally, all children are required to wear helmets and safety attire. The size of the event does not require an EMT or police, but the West Hartford Police Bike Squad will be at the event. Water will be provided to ensure children are hydrated. Fundraising is not required to participate!
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Trike Party Schedule

10:00am to 11:00am - Registration/Donation Collection
11:00pm to 11:30pm - Riding Toy Safety Workshop
11:30pm to 3:00pm - Bike Decorating and Road Course
1:00pm to 1:30pm - The Childhood Obesity Challenge by Kashia Cave of My City Kitchen and Teddy Herrera of
 Across America for Childhood Obesity.
Trike-A-Thon Brochure  (PDF, 4.6 mb)
Handicapped children are encouraged to participate. The road course is not complex and provides more than enough room for wheelchairs. Parents should contact the event officials regarding special needs children.
This event is being sponsored by (a trademark of Business Ave, LLC) and St. Jude Children's Research Center. is the coordinator of the Trike-A-Thon. As a coordinator, they are acting on behalf of St. Jude. St. Jude is a non-profit.
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100% of the donations made by donors will be going to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. is hosting the Family Fun Night at Friendly's. As a result, 10-15% of sales during the event will be donated to the Trike-A-Thon. Of this amount $200 will be used to cover the cost of opening the town hall lobby and any amount above that will be donated to St. Jude. will provide the cones, staff and decorations for the Trike-A-Thon.
The cost is FREE. Registration is for everyone. However, parents that participate in the fundraising effort will use this time to submit their donations.
St. Jude Children's Research Center Hospital is unlike any other pediatric treatment and research facility. Discoveries made here have completely changed how the world treats children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. With research and patient care under one roof, St. Jude is where some of today's most gifted researchers are able to do science more quickly.
St. Jude researchers are published and cited more often in high impact publications than any other private pediatric oncology research institution in America. St. Jude is a place where many doctors send some of their sickest patients and toughest cases. A place where cutting-edge research and revolutionary discoveries happen every day. We've built America's second-largest health-care charity so the science never stops.
All patients accepted for treatment at St. Jude are treated without regard to the family's ability to pay.

Directions to West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut
From the north and south
Take Interstate 91 or Route 9 to Interstate 4 and follow the Directions to Town Hall below.
From the east and west
Take Interstate 84 to exit 43 (Park Road / West Hartford Center) and follow the Directions to Town Hall below.
Directions to Town Hall from all routes
Turn left at the bottom of the I-84 highway ramp onto Park Road. At second light, turn right onto South Main Street. Proceed  through traffic light at the Boulevard. Turn right at next traffic light into the parking lot entrance of Town Hall. Take a ticket at the gate and park in the parking lot or garage. Parking is FREE, but you must take a ticket.
Tricia Brunton
Phone: (860) 335-9177
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Content Last Modified on 9/9/2010 8:20:24 AM