Law Enforcement Bicycle Ride to DC
Charlotte to Washington DC  
May 9-13, 2013

About This Year's Ride


Thank You to our Supporters and Sponsors

We have been blessed to have many companies and individuals who have supported our rides in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. That support has come in several forms - services, supplies, and money. We thank you for your thoughtfulness and generosity that allowed us to use those four days to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the citizens we serve.

Media Coverage:

Thanks to all the media outlets who covered our rides, providing coverage that raised the awareness of the public during Police Week. We especially appreciate the coverage given by WSOC-TV, FoxNews Charlotte, WBTV and News14 Carolina. Along the road we've had coverage from MyFox8 (WGHP) in High Point, the Randolph Guide, and the Asheboro Courier-Tribune.

New Life 91.9 (WRCM) gave us a voice on the radio, they prayers and support of their listeners always mean a great deal to us.

A special thanks to John Hancock of WBT 1110/99.3 radio. John embraced the ride, a great deal of our support each year from the community comes from those who heard live interviews with our officers on John's evening show both before and after the ride. He is a true friend of Law Enforcement officers everywhere. Click here to hear our officers talk about the ride on the Hancock Show.

The exposure given to our ride from Jeff Viscount on www.weeklyrides.com brought out a lot of riders here in Charlotte. Be sure to check weeklyrides.com not only for our ride, but for rides every week in the Charlotte area.

Corporate donations of goods and services during the 2012 ride:

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (sports drinks and water)
Harris-Teeter (gift cards, bottled water, energy bars)
Lance (snacks)
Same Day Xpress, Greensboro, NC (transportation of cyclists)
Pfeiffer University (lunch on Day 1)
Reno's Italian Restaurant, Gibsonville, NC (lunch on Day 2)
South Boston PD and FD (supper on Day 2)
Sandy Creek Baptist Church (lunch on Day 3)
Mt. Carmel Baptist Church (lunch on Day 4)
U-Haul and Enterprise (cargo trucks for SAG and packing blankets to protect bicycles)
Coach America (coaches to transport our officers back from DC to Charlotte after the end of our ride)
Charlotte Van and Storage (transported our bicycles back from DC to Charlotte after the end of our ride)
The Right Gear, Kannapolis, NC (bike support, spare tires, tubes, and parts)
Bicycle Sport, Charlotte, NC (bike check-ups)
Carolina Smoothies, Charlotte NC (GU and Cliff Bars)
Spirited Cyclist (spare parts, lots of other support)
Inside Out Sports, Charlotte (PowerBars and gels)
Sam's Club (Gift Card)

Hammer Nutrition (gels)

Individual and business contributions - citizens who care, along with officers and non-sworn members of the Law Enforcement community contributed to the ride. there are too many to list here, but be assured we are grateful to all of you. You are the citizens we are proud to serve every day.

We are indebted to all of you. For more information on how you can help with the 2013 ride, go to our How You Can Help Page.

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Thank You - Supporters and Sponsors
About the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
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