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Tour kicks off 16th year encouraging fitness while fundraising for cancer care

August 26, 2017

In 2000, Larry Noel, a cyclist who had participated in many cross country bike rides to benefit cancer research, went to then La Porte Hospital Foundation Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Maria Fruth with a proposition, to create a bike ride to raise funds for La Porte County residents who are battling cancer.

The event soon became known as the Tour de La Porte, which celebrated its 17th year this weekend at Soldiers Memorial Park in La Porte.

Read Full Article on the La Porte Herald Argus’ Website

 

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