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BETHANY FENWICK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Community Benefits from April’s Ocean to Bay Bike Tour
Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce issued the following announcement on June 20.
On May 22nd, the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce presented a check to Contractors for a Cause (CFAC), and to local volunteer fire companies for their participation in April’s 30th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour. The presentation was made at the Chamber’s May Business After Hours networking event, hosted by the Freeman Stage.
The Selbyville, Millville, Bethany Beach, and Roxana Volunteer Fire Companies were presented with $500 each. The total of $2,000 was given to these local volunteer fire companies in appreciation of their support during the 30th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour.
Contractors for a Cause, a non-profit organization of local contractors who work together to give back to the community, was presented with a check for $8,945. The amount was 10% of the net proceeds from the 30th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, for which Contractors for a Cause was the charitable benefactor.
The annual April ride brings over 2,500 cyclists to the Quiet Resorts each year, and is just one of the many events community event CFAC is involved with. Contractors for a Cause offers free construction and maintenance services to disadvantaged community members, provides high school scholarships, and more.
In addition to raising money for Contractors for a Cause, through the Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, the Chamber invested more than $50,000 in the local community through event expenses and the Continue the Tour Program offered to Chamber members.
To learn more about Contractors for a Cause, volunteer, or to apply for their assistance, call (302) 537- 8048 or visit www.contractorsforacause.org. To learn more about the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, visit thequietresorts.com or call (302) 539-2100. Save the date for the 30th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, on April 24 – 25, 2020.
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