New York (HedgeCo.net) – The AT&T USA Cycling Professional Criterium National Championship at the Glencoe Grand Prix is being sponsored this year by The Hedge Fund Association, a not-for-profit international educational and philanthropic group. The race will be be held Saturday August 14, 2010 in the village of Glencoe, Illinois.
“This event’s incredible popularity will allow the Hedge Fund Association and the Glencoe Education Foundation to draw attention to the issues plaguing today’s schools,” said Jim Gabriele, HFA Midwest Chapter Director and Managing Director of Butterfield Fulcrum.
The race, a regional staple for 23 years, will support the Glencoe Educational Foundation, a non-profit organization that seeks to enhance education in the Glencoe School District. As an event sponsor, the HFA will have its own tent where food and refreshments will be offered all day. For devoted racing fans, arrival time is suggested at noon on August 14, 2010, but arrivals are permitted as late as 6pm. A block party will follow the race.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for the hedge fund industry to contribute to education,” stated Stuart Brogan, HFA Director, Business Leader for Hedge Funds at Morningstar Inc and racer at the event. “Through the race’s collaboration with the Glencoe Educational Foundation, we will be supporting technology in the classroom, which is essential for today’s students.”
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