Press Release

September 22, 2013

Maria Shriver and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to Return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 10th Anniversary Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle

CARMEL, Calif., Aug. nike air max 2017 pas cher 19, 2013 — Best Buddies International, a nonprofit dedicated to creating opportunities for friendship, employment and leadership training for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is pleased to announce that author, journalist and activist Maria Shriver and Lieutenant Governor of California Gavin Newsom will return as Honorary Co-Chairs of the 10th Anniversary Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle. Dont’a Hightower College Jerseys nike air max 2017 heren wit More than 1,500 people are expected to participate in the Challenge – a charity walk, run and ride to benefit Best Buddies International – on September 7. nike free 3.0 v4 blau “What I love about Best Buddies is that it’s based on a simple principle — that each and every one of us needs a friend, needs a job and needs a community, and that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities should be given the opportunity to find all three,” said Maria Shriver. nike air max 2016 goedkoop Hollister France “I am so very proud to, once again, be the Honorary Co-Chair of the Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle. I look forward to joining ‘Team Maria‘ members and the other event participants as we celebrate 10 years of riding together to advance the Best Buddies mission.” The event will kick-off with the Best Buddies Golf Challenge at the legendary Tehama Golf Club in Carmel on Friday, September 6. Fjallraven Kanken Rugzak During the Golf Challenge, Best Buddies participants will tee-off alongside celebrities, professional athletes, and special guests. Air Jordan 5 The day will conclude with an evening VIP reception hosted by Maria Shriver, which will also take place at Tehama Golf Club. Maglia Chris Paul On Saturday, September 7, hundreds of cyclists will take to the starting line at Quail Lodge Golf Club for the 100-mile ride down the majestic Pacific Coast Highway from Carmel to San Simeon. cheap nike air max The Challenge, which is open to people of all ages and abilities and is designed to showcase the Best Buddies mission in action, also features alternative 62, 30 and 15-mile cycling routes, as well as the Carl Lewis Challenge, a 5K run/walk led by the Olympic gold-medalist himself. Asics Gel lyte 3 Pas Cher Several other celebrities, professional athletes and special guests are also expected to participate in the Challenge, including: actors Rob Lowe and Verne Troyer; actresses Maureen McCormick, Cheryl Hines, Kelly Hu, and Lauren Potter; “American Idol” Alumni Diana Degarmo and Ace Young;comedian Bill Engvall; and famed pilot of the “Miracle on the Hudson,” Captain Chesley B. Nike Air Max 2016 Heren groen nike air max 1 turquoise “Sully” Sullenberger, III, all of whom will be encouraged to team-up with Best Buddies participants and compete in “Friendship Races” on tandem bicycles. stan smith adidas dames air max 90 bianco donna

The Challenge will be capped off by a barbeque, awards ceremony and concert by Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles, at Hearst Ranch. Audi of America will once again return as the Official Vehicle sponsor of the event. Kanken 7L Additional Challenge sponsors include: The Hearst Corporation; Tupperware; Chevron; Pepsi; E. & J. Albert Pujols Jersey Gallo Winery; Avid; Arco; Zenith Watches; Carnival Cruise Lines; FIJI Water, Official Water of Best Buddies; Natixis Global Asset Management; Pacific Gas & Electric; 20th Century Fox; Electus; Classic Party Rentals; Pilot Freight Services; Niche Media, Premiere Magazine Sponsor of Best Buddies; KPIX; San Francisco Chronicle; Getty Images, Official Photography Sponsor of Best Buddies; and Silicon Valley Bank. adidas Copa homme Air Jordan 7 (VII) air max pas cher Additionally, Best Buddies is receiving the support of the Honorary Ambassador Committee, whose members are helping to promote not only the event, but also inclusion for individuals with disabilities. Baskets asics pas cher new balance 373 homme bordeaux Fjallraven Kanken No.2 Committee members include: California Assembly Member Tom Ammiano; California Assembly Member Connie Conway; California State Senator Mark DeSaulnier; California State Senator Ted Gaines; Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson; San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee; and CaliforniaSuperintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. asics gel lyte pas cher About Best Buddies International: Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Air Jordan 13 Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to almost 1,500 middle school, high school, and college chapters worldwide. Goedkoop New Balance Goedkoopste Nike Air Max 2017 Today, Best Buddies’ eight formal programs —Middle Schools, High Schools, Colleges, Citizens, e-Buddies®, Jobs, Ambassadors, and Promoters — engage participants in each of the 50 states and in 50 countries, positively impacting the lives of nearly 700,000 people with and without disabilities around the world. Womens Air Jordan 6 Nike KD Trey 5 III As a result of their involvement with Best Buddies, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure rewarding jobs, live on their own, become inspirational leaders, and make lifelong friendships. For more information, please visit www.bestbuddies.org, facebook.com/bestbuddies or twitter.com/bestbuddies.

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