Racing aces hit the road for charity

By Karen Murphy | July 28, 2014

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VP, Client Services

After years of managing top accounts, Karen now leads the charge on strategic media planning and campaigns. One of our most studious FVMers, she devours webinars and whitepapers on a daily basis to deliver a fresh perspective on all things marketing. With three sons, a husband, and five nephews, she spends the rest of her time happily outnumbered by boys.

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CEO Paul Fleming and Director of Branding & Research Alex Pickel are pulling on their FVM colors and gearing up for a summer of charity bike races.

IMG_9867 copyThe cycling speedsters will power their way to a total of 230 miles across PA and New Jersey in support of some of their favorite causes.

Paul takes part in the the annual Irish Pub Tour de Shore – an event in which he has finished in the top ten fundraisers for the past four years – in aid of the Irish Pub Children’s Foundation (IPCF), a Tri-State based charity dedicated to helping children in need throughout the region

While Alex will ride in September’s Tour de Chocolate Town in support of the Children’s Miracle Network of Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, before hopping back on the saddle for the Bike MS: City to Shore Ride to raise money the National MS Society.

The IPCF has worked with a number of local charities benefiting countless number of children. With a history spanning over two decades, the IPCF continues its mission to improve the lives of children in the Tri-State area.

The Children’s Miracle Network at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital will use proceeds to purchase state-of-art equipment and support vital programs.

The National MS Society funds more MS research, provides more services to people with MS, offers more professional education and furthers more advocacy efforts than any other MS organization in the world.