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CHAMBER COLUMN: Thanks to all Tour de Charleston participants
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CHAMBER COLUMN: Thanks to all Tour de Charleston participants

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Thank you to everyone who came out for the 3rd annual Tour de Charleston! From our cyclists, to our spectators and our volunteers, we enjoyed having each and every one of you there!

The Chamber of Commerce would like to thank a few individuals and businesses specifically.

Thank you to the Kiwanis Club and Brendan Lynch of Bike & Hike for donating bikes to Big Brothers Big Sisters, and thank you Mayor Combs for presenting the bikes to the recipients.

Thank you to all our incredible sponsors who helped make this event possible: 1st Federal Savings & Loan, Consolidated Communications, Stone River Group, Cromwell Radio Group, WCIA, Bike & Hike, Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, People’s Bank & Trust, Eastern Illinois University, First Mid Bank & Trust, Adams Memorial, All American Realty, CCAR Industries, Clarence Miller Insurance, Five Feline Farm, East Side Package, Henigman Oil Co., Inc, Lifetime Eye Care, First Neighbor Bank, MyCharlestonDentist, Pagliai’s Pizza, Regional Foot Center and The Vintage Bee, and Sign Appeal.

Thank you to our wonderful volunteers; we would not be able to do this without you! Thank you to everyone who came out to cheer on the cyclists. Thank you Roc’s Blackfront for hosting the Porch Party and the Riggs Brewery beer tent!

Thank you to our live remote radio host who kept the fun and music going! To our photographers, Piotrowski Studios and Around the Bend Photography, thank you for perfectly capturing the day!

Finally, thank you to the incredible cyclists who participated in our 2019 Tour de Charleston! We had so much fun; we can’t wait to see you all again next year!

Funding for the Tour de Charleston provided in part by city of Charleston Tourism Fund.

Jessica Killough is president and CEO for the Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce.


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