8th Annual Spin-A-Thon will bring together business professionals to raise funds for their community

Fort Lauderdale, FL (March 16, 2017) – The 8th Marine Industry Cares Foundation (MICF) Spin-a-thon is back and set for April 28th2017 from 3pm – 7pm at D.C. Alexander Park on Fort Lauderdale Beach. This high energy and fun-filled fundraising campaign brings 50 teams on 50 spin bikes riding (spinning) non-stop for four hours to raise money for MICF educational initiatives and to benefit the Foundation’s charitable partners Children’s Diagnostic & Treatment Center and Kids in Distress.

CycleBar Fort Lauderdale is the Presenting sponsor of the 8th MICF Spin-a-thon, and with their support spinning enthusiasts are expected to participate and ‘Pedal for a Purpose’. Additionally, marine industry groups such as the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, United States Superyacht Association, Young Professionals in Yachting and their member companies are also supporting Spin-a-thon and a strong number of marine industry professionals and community supporters are also expected to ride and help in the fundraising efforts.

David Reed, Chairman of MICF said, “We’re excited to bring Spin-a-thon back and we’re looking forward to a great event again this year. The first Spin-a-thon was in 2009 on the rooftop of the Zoo Gym and we are looking forward to being back on Fort Lauderdale Beach again. It’s a great way for everyone to get involved, raise money for some good causes and have some fun too.”

“Fort Lauderdale is such a vibrant active and caring community and we are thrilled to be a part of this event that gives so much to our local community,” said Barbara Fleming Franchise Owner of CycleBar Fort Lauderdale.

For more Information to ride or donate, please visit https://www.marineindustrycares.org.


The Marine Industry Cares Foundation is a local maritime industry non-profit organization whose goal is to unite people in the marine industry with others in the local community to harness all resources available to help improve the lives and chances of children, families and people in need. For more information, visit MarineIndustryCares.org.


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