Calling all ‘LLERO’s in the Florida region. Do you want to get in a killer workout this Sunday? Raise money for a worthy cause? And enjoy a fiesta style atmosphere. Look no further the The Tour Latino.
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ —
Cyclists of varying levels of experience from across Florida and beyond will gather this Sunday, Feb. 10th for the sixth annual Tour Latino. The charity sports event has attracted over 450 athletes to date between 16 and 78 years of age. They will ride their bikes for 100, 70, 50, 25 or 10 miles to support the nonprofit, economic development organization Prospera. Tour Latino raises funds to help Prospera continue serving Latino entrepreneurs as they build new and stronger businesses.
Before dawn on Sunday, cyclists, more than a dozen exhibitors, and Prospera volunteers and staff will arrive at Clermont Waterfront Park to pull for small businesses by exercising, fundraising and celebrating together. The event will begin at 6 a.m. and rides are scheduled to depart starting at 7:30 a.m.
After the bike rides, participation and placement medals will be presented and attendees will enjoy lunch, exhibits and prize drawings. Registrants currently include out-of-state participants spanning the United States. From Alabama, Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin and Puerto Rico.
Prospera is an economic development, nonprofit organization that. Since 1991 it has specialized in providing bilingual assistance to Latino entrepreneurs wanting to establish or expand their business. In the last five years alone, Prospera has facilitated over $36 million in loans, trained over 22,700 entrepreneurs and helped clients create or retain over 14,500 jobs.
The 2019 Tour Latino is made possible by generous sponsors, including Conrad Santiago & Associates with Ameriprise Financial, AdventHealth, Zaza New Cuban Diner, Fifth Third, Lim Law, Orlando Health, OUC – The Reliable One, Walmart, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, Florida Dairy Farmers, Marchena & Graham, University of Central Florida, Bank of America, Rosen Hotels, Orange Cycle, Univision Orlando and 98.1 Salsa y Más, among others.
For more information on Prospera visit www.prosperausa.org and for Tour Latino visit www.tourlatino.info