CHICAGO, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- McGuireWoods LLP, a proud sponsor of the American Diabetes Association's (ADA) Chicagoland Tour de Cure, will join together with thousands of community members at the event in Wheaton, Ill., on June 10, 2012, in support of the ADA's mission to stop diabetes.
With bike routes ranging from 10 to 100 miles, the ride will begin at 6:30 a.m. with additional start times at 7:30, 8:30 and 10 a.m. Participants will meet at Wheaton Warrenville South High School, where a celebration with food and live music will be held that afternoon.
"I look forward to joining with our team, as well as our friends, families and community members, in June to demonstrate the firm's support of this very important cause," said Chicago partner Amy Manning, chairwoman of the ADA's Chicago Community Leadership Board. "Whether you ride five or 100 miles, come to cheer on riders, or simply make a donation, your support makes a difference."
Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone that is needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy. According to the ADA, nearly 26 million people in the United States are diagnosed with diabetes.
The Chicagoland Tour de Cure is part of a series of fundraising cycling events held in 44 states nationwide to benefit the ADA. The Tour is a ride, not a race, with routes designed for everyone from the occasional rider to the experienced cyclist. For more information, visit www.diabetes.org.
McGuireWoods LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 900 lawyers in 19 offices worldwide. The firm's Chicago office is located at 77 West Wacker Drive. For more information, visit www.mcguirewoods.com.
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