Bikers Give HUGE “Helping Hand” to Local Cancer Patients

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Blairsville, GA, April 13, 2012 – Bikers “Helping Hands” Treasure Hunt on April 7th was a rumbling success. Locals fighting cancer were supported in a LOUD way as 78 registered riders and numerous community sponsors raised $5,817.75. Local favorite Modern Vinyl entertained the crowd as they enjoyed the Car & Bike Show.

The Lodge at Copperhead teamed-up with the Helping Hands Foundation and Georgia Cancer Specialists to raise money for Blairsville and Blue Ridge, GA cancer patients. Founder of Helping Hands for Lung Cancer, Inc., Dr. Bridget Rossi, said how pleased they were with the success of this inaugural event and that they already have patients with financial needs applying for assistance. Michelle Evans, spokesperson for The Lodge, expressed appreciation for all the participants and gave a gracious thank-you to the many community sponsors and volunteers who helped make this event a success.

Proud sponsors of this event include:

Double C Stables – Spring Water Promotions – TH Griffith Insurance

Elder Financial Services – The Sawmill Place – McDonald’s Blairsville

Sisson, Dupont & Carder – Coosa Creek Embroidery – The News Observer

Excel Graphic Services – Art Miller Real Estate – Dr. Jennifer Jones

Mountain Top Furniture – Head-Westgate, Corp. – Mountain View Funeral Home

Byers Well Drilling – And many numerous businesses and individuals that supported this effort though donations of prizes and their time.

About The Resort: The Lodge at Copperhead, 171 Copperhead Parkway, Blairsville, GA is North Georgia’s Premiere Destination Resort and Special Events Venue offering lodging, casual fine dining, full service bar, cabins and other amenities on the forty acre resort. Resort information is available at website:

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