WHAT: For the fourth year, the United States Bartenders’ Guild (USBG) Rhode Island chapter is teaming up with Campari USA and Teremana Tequila to hold their annual charity bike ride, this year named Pedaling for Patino and Pancreatic Cancer.
The hospitality industry charity bike ride will be held on Monday, June 7th in Bristol, Rhode Island with satellite rides happening across the country this year. As with prior rides, the event is set out to raise health and wellness awareness within the food and beverage industry, this year riders can raise funds to support pancreatic cancer (Pancreatic Cancer Action Network) at PanCan.org for hospitality industry icon Chris Patino, and his family, https://www.gofundme.com/f/patinostrong. Patino was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer last year. “He has been a leader in national beverage education and involved in numerous industry charitable efforts. The outpouring of satellite riders speaks volumes on the respect Chris has amongst our profession,” said Frank Martucci, President of USBG National Charity Foundation. Starting in Bristol, the ride will feature a scenic 25 miles or East Bay coastline. Lunch, sponsored by Campari, Teremana and USBGRI, will follow the ride for all participants at Bywater Restaurant in Warren. Registration is available online.
Event Date: Monday June 7, 2021 (Rain Date June 14th)
Start Time: 10:00 am Ride Start Time- 11:00 am
Location: Bristol, Rhode Island (Independence Park)
See last year’s highlights here.