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May 6 Event to Benefit Tree House Child Advocacy Center

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 20, 2017

Join cyclists of all ages and abilities at the fifth annual Tree House Tour de Cookie, a 12, 27 or 43-mile bicycle ride on Saturday, May 6 to benefit The Tree House Child Advocacy Center.  The Tree House is a public-private partnership dedicated to reducing trauma and promoting healing for child victims of physical and sexual abuse, and neglect.

 

The event begins at 8 a.m. at the Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus in Rockville.  Participants will ride between cookie stands hosted by local clubs and organizations, collecting and enjoying cookies along the way. Riders will receive a cinch bag.  Individuals registering by April 17th will receive a collectible t-shirt. An award will go to the best cookie stand.  Back again this year is a ØK Stroll, a walk of 906 feet to The Tree House cookie stand and back.

 

Following the ride, a community expo will be held with exhibits, entertainment and activities for children and families. There will be food for purchase.

 

Sponsors of the ride include Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus; Social and Scientific Systems, Inc.: Rockville Nursery School and Kindergarten; Saydam Properties Group, LLC; Westat; Digital Infuzion; Bethesda Emergency Associates; First National Bank, Rain King and Washington Talent Agency, with special thanks to the City of Rockville’s Bike Advisory Committee, the Rockville Bike Hub and Dawson’s Market.

 

The Johns Hopkins University Montgomery County Campus is located at 9601 Medical Center Drive in Rockville.  For more information or to register, go to www.treehousetourdecookie.com .  For more information about The Tree House, go to www.treehousemd.org.

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Media Contact:   Mary Anderson, 240-777-6534

 


 

 

 

Release ID: 17-439
Media Contact: Mary Anderson 240-777-6534