THANKS SO MUCH TO ALL OF OUR SPONSORS WHO MAKE EL GRUPO POSSIBLE!
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Below are all 2015 Team El Grupo “Jersey” Sponsors…
PlatinumAngel Charity for Children
Founded in 1983, Angel Charity for Children, Inc., is a non-profit organization comprised of approximately 150 devoted volunteers representing a cross-section of the Tucson community. Through innovative fundraising, these dedicated ‘Angels’ are committed to providing Pima County’s children with the vibrant future they so richly deserve.
In the 60’s, Roy P. Drachman was the founding father of the Tucson Conquistadores, who recognized a need in the community to support athletes in extra-curricular programs, as well as other community sporting events. 55 businessmen currently approve grants for local organizations.
Zuckerman Community Outreach Foundation
Supports individuals and organizations that promote health and wellness in Southern Arizona and on a national level. Jay and Amy Zuckerman (brother and sister) are central to the family foundation.
GoldAnimal Health Hospital
Tucson’s premier veterinary hospital on the east side. Kipp is a long time Tucson cyclist who also started as a junior and loves getting to ride with El Grupo.
BroadPath Healthcare Solutions
BroadPath seeks to improve outcomes in provider and payer organizations by solving their most challenging technical, regulatory, and operational issues, allowing those we serve to focus on their core business. www.broad-path.com
Formed in 1953, Panaracer began manufacturing rubber products for a variety of commercial and consumer applications. In 1978 they began to exclusively manufacture bicycle tires so they could carefully focus on producing the finest tires available today. Without a doubt, Panaracer is the last Japanese manufacturer still producing bicycle tires in Japan.
Skratch Labs our mission is to provide people with the inspiration, life skills, and products to take better care of themselves and their families. From hydration mixes to cookbook recipes, it’s all from ‘skratch’.
Locally owned and operated since 1998, they offer a variety of hand-crafted breads, delicious sandwiches, house-made soups, fresh salads and decadent pastries all in a comfortable and friendly environment. What sets Beyond Bread apart from its competition is its commitment to make just about everything from scratch, using only the finest ingredients. New Sponsor for 2014.
Fair Wheel Bikes
A premier local bike shop that is owned by Ralph Phillips. He has been assisting and supporting El Grupo for years, employs many alumni riders, and actively solicits other sponsors/donors. Dealer sponsor for Specialized grant for Summer Bike Camp program. Also the sponsoring shop for local “Shoot Out” rides.
GABA Greater Arizona Bicycle Association
Non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and encourage bicycle riding for recreation, fitness and transportation by offering local day rides and multi-day rides in Arizona and New Mexico (i.e. Luna Lake bike tour). First sponsor ever for El Grupo!
For nearly 40 years, Madden Media has been a major producer of award-winning tourism promotions, offering destination marketing organizations around the country innovative, effective, and affordable media solutions. The company’s print and digital marketing programs promote 950 clients in 47 states, reaching and impacting travelers more than 431 million times per year. Madden Media is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona.
Orange Grove Pediatrics
Orange Grove Pediatrics is a small group of pediatricians that provide medical care for newborns through young adults. We strive to create an environment where families and medical staff work together to come up with the best solutions for our patients.
CopperHeart Center of Southern AZ
Offers patient-oriented prevention and treatment of heart conditions and cardiovascular disease by board certified cardiologists. Dr. Kathryn Bates is the sponsoring member. New sponsor for 2014.
As Tucson’s hometown radiology practice, Radiology Ltd. provides World-Class Imaging Services to improve the health of all Southern Arizonans. Dr. Ashdown and Dr. Gyorke are sponsoring members.
Sooters Auto Service
Sooter’s Auto Service is one of the original Tucson auto repair shops. Family owned and operated for over 63 years, their auto shop provides professional automotive repair, maintenance and service at reasonable prices.
TBC Tucson Bicycle Classic
A 3-day road bike stage race that has been running since 1986. Steve Bohn (volunteer coach) has been running the race since day 1. The best race in town, and maybe in the Southwest. El Grupo provides parent volunteer support for the race and we tend to have a huge presence.
Tenāc Championship Coaching
Tenāc delivers championship coaching and experience-based training camps for cyclists of all abilities. Tenāc Championship Coaching delivers comprehensive coaching solutions that enable athletes to achieve their goals. What separates them from the standard coaching programs is that they are focused on achieving goals no matter the level of ability or experience. If you’re a cyclist looking to achieve your best, and you are willing to do the work, then they are ready to inspire and facilitate your success.
Willie’s World Cycling
Magnificent private bike tours for up to 10 travelers that showcases the art of cycling, food, and wine and the pleasures and treasures of Italy. Founder and President, Willie Joffroy is an avid cyclist, born in Nogales, AZ. New sponsor for 2014.