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GMHC and The Monster Cycle Host Annual Indoor Cycling Benefit Be Monstrous. End AIDS.

8.1.2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Danielle Schlanger | 646-200-5309 | danielle.schlanger@berlinrosen.com

Media Advisory - For Planning Purposes
Event Date - Saturday, August 5,
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

New York, NY-- Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) and The Monster Cycle will host the 6th Annual Indoor Cycling Benefit: Be Monstrous. End AIDS. to raise critical funds for thousands of New Yorkers living with and affected by HIV and AIDS.  The fundraiser will take place at The Monster Cycle's newest studio located in the former 1980's dance club, Limelight.

"We are honored to partner with GMHC for a third year to host this important benefit." said The Monster Cycle, co-owner Michael MacNeal. "What better way to support GMHC than with the edgiest indoor-cycling experience and the best spin instructors in New York City."

GMHC invites supporters to Be Monstrous. End AIDS. Individuals on teams of up to three people, can ride in one or more of three 45-minute spin classes. Each rider is responsible for raising a minimum of $250. The top fundraising individual and top fundraising team will receive special prizes and acknowledgement at the event. Last year's event raised over $10,000.
 
"We are grateful for our friends at The Monster Cycle and their incredible staff for hosting this exciting event again this year", said GMHC CEO Kelsey Louie. "Their generosity helps GMHC continue providing lifesaving services to individuals living with and affected by HIV and AIDS. This is a terrific way to help others while also helping ourselves through physical activity.

WHO:
GMHC and The Monster Cycle

WHAT:
Be Monstrous. End AIDS. A three-hour indoor cycling fundraiser.
 
HOW:
To register for Be Monstrous. Fight AIDS. visit https://www.crowdrise.com/bemonstrous2017
 
WHEN:
Saturday, August 5
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Reception with "Monstrous-tini" cocktails: 5:00 pm
 
WHERE: 
The Monster Cycle- Limelight
47 West 20th Street (at Sixth Avenue)
NYC

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About Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC)
Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is the world's first HIV/AIDS service organization. GMHC is on the front lines providing services to over 12,000 people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Programs include: testing, prevention, nutrition, legal, supportive housing, mental health and substance use services. GMHC also advocates for stronger public policies at the local, state and federal levels with the goal of ending AIDS as an epidemic. For more information, visit www.gmhc.org.