[CAMWEST-discuss] Fwd: 2011 MS Gong Ride Volunteer Registrations Open

John Holstein jonhol2 at netscape.net
Mon Aug 8 12:57:29 UTC 2011

Fellow CAMWESTies,
                               some of you may choose to ride this event, but if you have some spare time, I know the Team at MS Australia would appreciate any help they can get.

John Holstein 
Member of CAMWEST (http://camwest.pps.com.au) advocating for better cycling infrastructure for Sydney's West. 

"if we don't change direction, we will end up where we are headed" (Professor Irwin Corey 
American vaudeville comic and actor (1914 - ) )

-----Original Message-----
From: Angela Bekesi - Manager, Event Volunteers <eventvolunteer at msaustralia.org.au>
To: jonhol2 at netscape.net
Sent: Fri, Jul 22, 2011 2:59 pm
Subject: 2011 MS Gong Ride Volunteer Registrations Open

Hi Sandra,
The MS Events Team is preparing the 30th Anniversary for the MS Sydney to the Gong Ride to be held on Sunday 6 November 2011. As a valued member of our volunteer family, we hope that you want to join in on the fun this year. 
Every year it is volunteers like you that make our events a success and our participants regularly tell us how wonderful you are with your encouragement, enthusiasm and smiling faces. Without you our events would not be possible, so please save the date and Register Now to volunteer. 

Many Thanks,
Angela Bekesi


  Why We Need You


Thanks to your volunteering efforts, MS Australia is able to host successful fundraising events that enable us to offer improved services and assistance to people with MS, their families and carers, while we continue to search for a cure.
Last year the Gong Ride smashed our fundraising goal of $4 million making the event the largest fundraising event for MS Australia. We are setting our sights even higher this year with a goal of $4.5 million and we need your help to make this event happen so please save the date and register to volunteer to help us smash the new target…
At present, more than 20,000 Australians have MS and it is the fastest growing neurological disease amongst young people. The average age of diagnosis is 30. These are alarming facts that indicate how important your support is and how vital it is to continue the fight in to this disease.

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  Register Now


To register to volunteer click here
For more information about the Gong Ride visit our website www.gongride.org.au 
Please feel free to contact me at any time on (02) 8299 0130 or eventvolunteer at msaustralia.org.au  
Many Thanks
Angela Bekesi & the MS Events Team

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In this issue...  

Why We Need You

Register Now

2011 Gong Stats  

Participants - 1166

Teams - 186

Fundraising - $70,319


Become a fan of our new Volunteer Facebook page  Click Here 
Check out heaps of photos from last year’s events, tag yourself and share your stories with other MS Australia volunteers.

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Contact Us

More than just an important date on Sydney's sporting calendar, Sydney to the Gong is also Australia's biggest fundraiser for people with MS. Find out more by visiting our website.

Phone:  1300 733 690
Fax:      (02) 9413 4177
Email:   events at msaustralia.org.au
Web:     www.gongride.org.au

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