City of Richmond and USA Cycling to announce major cycling bid

Mayor Jones and USA Cycling To Announce City’s Bid For Major Cycling Event
~An international cycling event of this caliber has not been held in the US for almost 25 years~
 
Who:              Mayor Dwight C. Jones
                        Steve Johnson, CEO, USA Cycling
                        Jack Berry, CEO, Richmond Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau
                        Ben King, Current USA Cycling Pro National Champion
 
What:             Mayor Jones will announce the city of Richmond’s bid for a major cycling
                        event.
 
When:            10:30 a.m. on December 21, 2010
 
Where:           Greater Richmond Convention Center
                        Broad Street Lecture Hall (Ground Floor)
                        403 North Third Street
                        Richmond, VA 23219
                       
                        Live Webcast beginning at 10:30am at Richmond2015.com
 
Background:
Mayor Dwight C. Jones’ commitment to making Richmond a world class city will be showcased during a very important announcement that will have the eyes of the sporting world focused on Virginia’s capital city. This cycling announcement will officially launch the city of Richmond’s bid to host an international cycling event that has not been held in the United States in almost 25 years.




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