RALEIGH, NC – Carolina Hurricanes assistant coach Rod Brind’Amour will be among 250 cyclists participating in the Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic’s 24-Hour Bike Challenge beginning today, Friday, Aug. 15 at 5 p.m., and concluding on Saturday at 5 p.m., at EXOS Athlete’s Performance at Raleigh Orthopaedic, located at 2400 Summer Blvd. in Raleigh. Riders bike in teams to complete 24 consecutive hours of stationary cycling at the event, which benefits the Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation. Last year, the event raised $25,542 for the Foundation.
Donations for the Raleigh Orthopaedic 24-Hour Bike Challenge can be made in a rider’s name using this online form. Hurricanes alumni and members of the team’s staff will be biking on the Cyclin’ Canes team, joining other local businesses and groups to raise money for the Foundation.
The Carolina Hurricanes Kids ‘N Community Foundation provides much needed funding to children’s charities and education programs throughout North Carolina. The Kids ‘N Community Foundation has funded scholarship programs, youth hockey, educational and literacy efforts, children’s health programs, the arts and other children’s related initiatives. During the 2013-14 season, the Kids ‘N Community Foundation donated $582,000 in grant monies to 32 North Carolina children’s non-profit organizations. Every member of the Hurricanes organization is actively involved in community activities and the Hurricanes take great pride in the ability to have a positive impact in our state.