ATLANTA, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 28th a group of bicyclists will leave the Hooters of Kirkman Road at 7:00 AM to begin their 80 mile journey to raise money and awareness for cancer research, supporting the Orlando Metro and Central Florida American Cancer Society Unit.
The destination point of the ride is the Hooters of Daytona, Florida. This is the 4th year the team, led by Hooters General Manager Jeff Spraker, took to the road for the cause. "This ride is near and dear to my heart because cancer has affected many people in my life and this is my chance to contribute toward a cure," stated Spraker. Last year, the ride took about 6 hours, putting the group at the Hooters in Daytona just in time for lunch.
The team has already raised over $1,000 for this year's ride. Hooters also supports cancer research on a national level and the Hooters of Orlando Airport alone has contributed over $5,000 between the ride and an effort supporting a $1 million research grant in the name of former Hooters Calendar Cover Girl and Manager, Kelly Jo Dowd, who passed away from breast cancer. Over the last 3 years Hooters has donated over $750,000 toward the goal.
If anyone is interested in participating in the ride or making a donation to the cause, they can do so at the Hooters of Orlando Airport, located at 7222 Augusta National Drive. The store can be reached at 407-850-2552.
Hooters of America, Inc. is the franchisor and operator of over 445 Hooters restaurants in 43 states and 27 foreign countries. The first Hooters opened in 1983 in Clearwater, Florida and is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Hooters is well-known for its brand of food and fun, featuring a casual beach-theme atmosphere, a menu that features seafood, sandwiches and Hooters nearly world famous chicken wings, and service provided by the All-American cheerleaders, the Hooters Girls. For more information about Hooters visit http://www.hooters.com .
|SOURCE Hooters of America, Inc.|
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