2012 “Bike Capital” Party to Kick Off Gran Fondo Events, Celebrate Fundraising
Mark your calendars!
Friday, September 14, 2012 5:30-9 p.m, BishopFoundation.org will host the 2012 Bike Capital Gala on the rooftop Taratsa at Dave’s Downtown Taverna in the heart of downtown Harrisonburg, Virginia. The party will kick off the special event weekend leading up to the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo cycling event.
The event includes happy hour featuring live jazz performers, drinks and passed appetizers from 5:30-6:30, a festive “Welcome” followed by dinner from 7-9 p.m.
The dinner menu will include Dave’s signature Greek Lasagna accompanied by Greek Salad, Garlic Bread, Green Beans in Herbed Tomatoes and Linguini with Vegetarian Sauce. Guests can pair their meals with selections from the beer and wine list. The meal will be complete with a variety of desserts, coffee and tea.
During dinner, Jeremiah Bishop will give a welcome address and kick off the festivities of the Gran Fondo weekend by recognizing the fundraising teams and individuals, announcing the total charitable funds raised and presenting the Bike Capital Community Awards.
All event ticket-holders will have a chance to win incredible prizes, including a wheel set by Stan’s NoTubes.com! All attendees will receive a goodie bag complete with a Cannondale casual t-shirt!
Guests are invited to wear comfortable attire; with past attendees sporting business casual and resort-classy, “casual-chic” to cocktail wear.
The party is a ticketed fundraising event. Advance tickets will be available through September 9, or until the event reaches capacity.
The cost to attend is $55/person and includes everything mentioned above. Tickets are now available online through the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Registration page, or by using PayPal:
The 2012 beneficiaries of the Alpine Loop Gran Fondo charitable mission include:
Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance Plan Our Park initiative
Harrisonburg Northend Greenway
Prostate Cancer Awareness Project
Shenandoah Valley Bicycle Coalition
Thanks to Dave’s Downtown Taverna for providing the perfect outdoor venue for the 2012 Bike Capital Gala!