Originally Posted:October 4-5, 2008
A team for the San Antonio-based A/V retailer will ride in the 160-mile challenge to benefit multiple sclerosis.
San Antonio, TX – October 4-5, 2008 – OmniMount, the global leader in consumer and commercial A/V mounting and furniture solutions, has joined forces with Bjorn’s…Just Bjorn’s, one of the manufacturer’s San Antonio, Texas retail partners, to support the company’s participation in the 2008 Bike MS: Valero Bike to the Beach Ride to benefit multiple sclerosis (MS).
Spearheaded by Bjorn’s inventory control manager Art Suarez, 2008 will be the specialty audio and video retailer’s third year as an official team participant in the event. The team shares respective connections to the disease, inspiring the retailer’s team support and drive to find a cure. Bjorn Dybdahl expressed his sentiments, “We are extremely proud of Art Suarez for putting the team together – he’s done an amazing job and the team is raising lots of money to support a great cause. In addition, we owe a big thanks to OmniMount for their participation as a sponsor; they’ve been terrific!”
The Bjorn’s…Just Bjorn’s team now welcomes 30 company participants, a significant growth from its original four member team, to the two-day bicycle challenge. Thanks to the generous support and sponsorship from OmniMount, with donation of product, and Bicycle Heaven, a local San Antonio bike shop, the team will embark on the ride on Saturday, October 4 in hopes of achieving its goal to raise more than $10,000 for the cause.
The 19th Annual Valero Bike to the Beach will welcome an anticipated 3,500 cyclists October 4 – 5, 2008 to ride toward a cure for multiple sclerosis. The two-day, 160-mile ride from San Antonio to Corpus Christi, is on pace to raise $1.7 million to support research to end MS and fund programs through the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Lone Star Chapter. In 2007, the Valero Bike to the Beach raised $1.6 to fund research and programs for the estimated 20,000 individuals and their families affected by MS in 174 Texas counties served by the Lone Star Chapter.
For more information on Bjorn’s, please visit www.bjorns.com.
For more information on OmniMount, please visit www.omnimount.com.
For more information on Bike to the Beach Ride, to register, donate to support a rider, or volunteer, please visit www.bikemstexas.org.
Bjorn’s Audio-Video specializes in audio, video, home theater, and home entertainment equipment sales, service, and professional installation. Since 1975, Bjorn has offered retail customers of San Antonio exceptional in-house design and installation services.
OmniMount is a global leader in the design and manufacture of A/V mounting and furniture solutions for residential home entertainment and commercial applications. A perennial innovator, OmniMount has set industry standards for over three decades with groundbreaking in-house design and engineering, premium quality and unsurpassed reliability. Whether it’s a small speaker, a large flat panel display, or anything in between, OmniMount has the right mounting solution for every job. Based in Phoenix, OmniMount currently is represented in more than 65 countries.
Other Contacts: Bjorn’s…Just Bjorn’s at (210) 828-3237
Art Suarez [email protected]
OmniMount at 480.829.8000
Kimberly Fabiano [email protected]