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Benefit bicycle ride
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bout a month before his
August charity ride to fight
Crohn's disease, colitis and
other forms of inflammatory bowel
disease, Paul Fried was having coffee
near his CPA office when a woman
approached. She said she and her hus-
band were regular volunteers at Camp
Oasis, a summer residential camp for
children with IBD.
That chance meeting reinforced for
Fried, himself an IBD conqueror, why
he hosts an annual charity ride to sup-
port research and camp programs as
well as heighten awareness on behalf
of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of
America. He hopes to ultimately raise
a cumulative $100,000 for the CCFA.
"It is bad enough for an adult to
struggle with the chronic pain and
debilitating symptoms of these ill-
nesses, but even more so for a child:'
The sixth-annual charity ride, which
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welcomes joggers and walkers, was
held Aug. 17 at Kensington Metropark
near Milford. The 73 participants and
volunteers raised more than $11,000.
The 8.4-mile course meanders
around Kent Lake, along a rolling,
wooded, paved trail. The official event
is three laps, or 25.2 miles, but partici-
pants choose their distance.
Since its 2008 start, the charity ride
has generated at least $73,000 for the
Fried, a West Bloomfield CPA, is
motivated not just by his lofty
fundraising goal, but also by a desire
to empower IBD sufferers to chal-
lenge themselves at his event.
"I hope participants experience,
even to a lesser agree, the sense of
accomplishment I felt after completing
my first long-distance trek seven years
ago, a 215-mile weekend ride:' he said.
"Those wonderful memories have
To make a donation to Fried's
charity-ride cause: online.ccfa.org/
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KOSHER CERTIFICATION AGENCY
Wishing You a Sweet & Healthy New Year
Rabbi Jason, Elissa, Joshua, Jonah & Talya Miller
September 5 • 2013
Participating riders Glen Warsh and Morris Rottman, both of West Bloomfield,
and Alan Trotsky of Farmington Hills