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Second Annual Jeans and Jewels Fundraiser to Benefit 24-Hour Charity Cycling Event

Jeans and Jewels Scheduled for May 14

CHARLOTTE – 24 Hours of Booty, Inc., which runs the Official 24-Hour Cycling Event of the LIVESTRONG and the only national 24-hour road cycling charity event in the country, will be dazzling on Saturday, May 14, 2011 as the beneficiary for the Second Annual "Jeans & Jewels" fundraiser. The event will take place from 7:00 p.m. to midnight at The Urban Garden (adjacent to The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte) located at 1 Bank of America Center Building at 150 N. College Street in Uptown Charlotte.

Organized by 24 Hours of Booty rider and board member Sandy Morgart and fellow team member Fran Stacks, the event will feature a silent auction, DJ, raffle and fashion show. To RSVP and purchase tickets – $50 per person or $40 per ticket for groups of 10 or more – go to http://jeansandjewelscharlotte.com/ticket-information/. Ticket price includes appetizers with beer and wine – all ticket sales will benefit 24 Hours of Booty, Inc.

More information is available at Jeans & Jewels on Facebook, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/jeansandjewels and at www.jeansandjewelscharlotte.com. Contact jeansandjewelscharlotte@gmail.com for questions about how to donate items to the silent auction or any additional event information.

About 24 Hours of Booty

24 Hours of Booty, Inc. – which runs the Official 24-Hour Cycling Event of LIVESTRONG and the only national 24-hour road cycling charity event in the country – is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charity located in Charlotte that provides  extraordinary cycling events that are safe, fun, and open to all levels of cycling ability. Its mission is to conduct 24-hour cycling events that increase public awareness, funds, and support for the LIVESTRONG and local cancer organizations.  Local organizations include The Keep Pounding Fund at Carolinas Medical Center and the Brain Tumor Fund for the Carolinas in Charlotte, the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults in Columbia, Md., and Children's HealthCare of Atlanta.

In 24 Hours of Booty’s nine-year history, more than 9,100 riders have raised more than $5 million. The 10th Annual 24 Hours of Booty presented by Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte is scheduled to roll on the Myers Park “Booty Loop” from 7 p.m. Friday, July 29 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2011. 24 Hours of Booty will also host the Third Annual 24 Hours of Booty of Columbia, Md. at the Gateway Business Park “Booty Loop” on August 27-28, 2011 and the Second Annual 24 Hours of Booty of Atlanta at the Stone Mountain "Booty Loop" on Oct. 1-2, 2011. For more information, call 704-365-4417 or visit www.24hoursofbooty.org.

Get updates and the inside scoop about 24 Hours of Booty! Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/24hoursofbooty and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/24HOB.

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Contact:
Basil Lyberg - 24 Hours of Booty, Inc. – 704-365-4417
Jenni Walker – My Team of Experts, Inc. – 704-649-6571

 

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