Attendees for the upcoming ASA Network 2015 in Chicago, will have the opportunity to take part in a bicycling fundraiser for Operation: Rise & Conquer.
Participants will pledge $50 or more and have a chance to ride with hand-cyclist and veteran Sgt. Michael Frazier USMC (Ret.). Contributors of $250 or more, will receive an official Operation: Rise & Conquer cycling jersey.
There are three options to take part in the event:
The event will be at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7 a.m. Registration and full event details here.
The mission of Operation Rise & Conquer, a program supporting the Adaptive Sports Center, is to empower, support and inspire wounded soldiers and veterans to regain confidence and trust in themselves and others. Sponsoring one veteran through the program is $3,000, which includes all transportation, housing, meals, activities, programs and equipment. Tailored to veterans recovering from physical and mental injuries, these activities support veterans in their daily lives and have a positive lasting effect on self-efficacy, health, independence and overall well-being.