PRNewswire - October 12, 2011
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
WHAT: AIDS Services Foundation Orange County (ASF) is holding
its second annual Orange County Ride for AIDS (OCRA), a
fundraising event designed to raise money for ASF client
services. Last year the event attracted over 100 riders and
raised about $100,000.
This year's ride includes Century (100 miles) and Metric Century
(62 miles) courses through some of the most scenic parts of
Orange County from the hills to the beach. There are several pit
stops along the way and riders may cover as much of the course as
WHERE: The ride begins and ends at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo
WHEN: Saturday, October 15, 2011. Rider check-in begins at 5:30
a.m. Opening ceremony at 7:00 a.m. Ride route opens at 7:30
a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m. Closing ceremony at 5:30 p.m.
TO REGISTER: Interested riders can still register. Go to
www.ocrideforaids.com for more information and to register.
ABOUT ASF: HIV disease continues to spread in Orange County at a
rate of about one new infection a day. Annually, ASF helps more
1,600 men, women and children affected by HIV/AIDS in Orange
County. Services include food, transportation, housing, case
management, emergency financial assistance, children and family
programs, Latino outreach programs, mental health counseling,
support groups, HIV testing, and an extensive array of HIV
prevention and education programs.
Media Contact: Barbara Lohman, ASF Office: 949-809-5751. Cell 714
342-7464 - firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE AIDS Services Foundation Orange County
Web Site: http://www.ocasf.org