Dubois County Youth Triathlon sponsors and community partners were thanked, including Randy Norris Mind, Body, Spirit Endowment, Dubois County Visitors Center, Dunn & Associates Benefit Administrators, Inc., Bookkeeping & More, Inc., Uebelhor Developments, Freedom Bank, Old National Bank, YMI, German American Bancorp, Kiwanis Club of Huntingburg, SARG (Southridge Aquatic Raider Gators), Tretter Physical Therapy, Uebelhor & Sons, and Schmutzler Agency, Inc. Their support & generosity made this event & charitable donation possible.
Positive comments about a successful & organized event were given to committee members from parents of the local and regional participants. Dunn & Associates Benefit Administrators, Inc. made a road bike giveaway possible by working with a local bike shop, Adventures Recreation & Gear to provide a gift certificate in the amount of $500 to a participant that registered by July 5th. The drawing took place during the awards ceremony, following the conclusion of the races.
Proceeds from the event were given to Mentors for Youth, a program offering children a chance to reach his or her highest potential by matching them one-on-one with a caring adult mentor. Benefits to the children include better school performance, better relationships with family and peers, increased self esteem, learning how to make better choices, learning the value of education and work ethic, and learning better life skills.
DC Multisport will be hosting two more events in 2014, the annual Heartland Half Marathon, 5K, Team Challenge & Kids Fun Run, taking place Labor Day Weekend and the Ferdinand Folk Fest Fondo cycling event, on Sept 20-21, 2014.
DC Multisport’s mission is to promote Health & Wellness while giving back to our communities. To achieve a more philanthropic role, each event has a benefactor with proceeds going to a charitable cause. Along with the Dubois County Youth Triathlon total proceeds of $1,250.00 from 2013 and 2014 given to Mentors for Youth, DC Multisport has given a total of $33,145.00 back to local organizations in our communities.