Young Professionals Get Their Hearts Pumping for 28,000 Kids

March 9, 2011

LA’s BEST Friends, a group of young dynamic professionals, have challenged themselves to climb a steeper hill this year as they aim to raise $50,000 at their second annual indoor cycling fundraiser benefiting the LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program. Hyped and excited off the success of last year’s event, participants have been raising money online through their personal fundraising pages. This Saturday at The Sports Club/LA, more than 100 participants are expected to show up to the event to cycle and show their support for the 28,000 kids they are helping to ensure can continue to attend LA’s BEST each day after school.

WHO:                  

More than 100 young professionals and other LA’s BEST supporters

WHEN:

Saturday, March 12, 2011

12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Cycling from 1-2:50 p.m. with awards ceremony to follow)

WHERE:

The Sports Club/LA

1835 South Sepulveda Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90025

**Parking is off Pontius Avenue right behind The Sports Club/LA

VISUAL: Young professionals cycling on indoor spin bikes in team spirited gear and participating in fitness activities.

About LA’s BEST

LA's BEST - Better Educated Students for Tomorrow - is a nationally recognized after school education, enrichment and recreation program serving 28,000 children with the greatest needs and fewest resources at 180 elementary schools throughout the City of Los Angeles. LA's BEST provides a safe haven for children ages 5 to 12 each day during the critical hours after school - at no cost to parents. Established in 1988, LA’s BEST is a partnership including the City of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the private sector. For more information, please visit www.lasbest.org.

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