SMECO newsletter

volume 65 - issue 12 - december 2015

Save the date for the 2016 SMECO 75 Bike Ride

SMECO has set the date for the fifth annual SMECO 75 Bike Ride—June 4, 2016.

The bike ride features 29-, 47-, and 75-mile routes. Funds raised in 2016 will be contributed to Melwood’s "Operation: Tohidu." This program is a seven-day holistic retreat designed to help wounded veterans and active duty military overcome obstacles to their recovery and support their successful reintegration into their homes and communities. All monies raised will benefit military in Southern Maryland. Sponsors are the backbone of the Bike Ride’s success. For any local business interested in supporting the SMECO 75 bike ride and Operation: Tohidu, several sponsorship levels are available.

• Rest stop sponsor: $5,000

Includes logo placement on giveaways and signage at the sponsored rest stop, recognition on the website and printed material, entry for six riders, and more.

• Lunch co-sponsor: $2,500

Includes logo placement on giveaways, signage at the lunch and registration area, recognition on the website and printed material, entry for four riders, and more.

• Promotional sponsor: $1,000

Includes logo placement at the event, recognition on the website and printed material, entry for two riders, and more.

• Goodie bag sponsor: $500

Includes recognition on the website and printed material, entry for one rider, and more.

Interested in being a sponsor for the 2016 SMECO 75 Bike Ride or learning more? Please visit our website or contact Natalie Cotton at 301-274-4377.

Registration for cyclists opens on January 1, 2016.