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Glick Sponsors 6th Ride to Remember

The Eskenazi Health Palliative Care event Ride to Remember will once again be sponsored by the Glick Family Foundation.

The Glick family is known throughout Indiana for its philanthropy. Gene and Marilyn Glick instilled philanthropic values in their own family and in the company they created, the Gene B. Glick Company. Today, members of the Glick family and the Gene B. Glick Company continue the tradition of generosity that Gene and Marilyn started.

The Glick Fund is focused on making a measurable impact four key areas,

• Increasing educational opportunities
• Promoting arts and creative expression
• Supporting efforts toward self-sufficiency
• Alleviating human suffering and helping those in need

Working with Central Indiana Community Foundation staff, The Glick Fund Advisors proactively seek organizations that align with The Glick Fund impact areas and CICF’s three broader community leadership initiatives of: Family Success & Making Connections, Inspiring Places, and College Readiness—initiatives aimed at making Central Indiana one of the best places in the nation to live, work, and raise a family.

Eskenazi Health Palliative Care is proud to partner with the Glick Family Foundation to honor the memory of past patients under the care of the palliative care program. The partnership will allow for continued growth for the Eskenazi Health Palliative Care program. The Ride to Remember will take place July 11, in Terre Haute, Ind. A team of 25 cyclists will ride 160 miles to Richmond, Ind. to both raise money for Eskenazi Health Palliative Care program and to honor the patients who have passed away during the last year.

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Paul Green Returns to Eskenazi Health Cycling Team for 2nd Ride to Remember Event

Paul Green
Eskenazi Health Palliative Care program welcomes Paul Green to the Eskenazi Health Cycling team as he prepares for the Ride to Remember.

Green will ride along side 25 other Eskenazi Health cyclist as they ride in the Ride Across Indiana (RAIN). The ride stretches 160 miles from Terre Haute, Ind. to Richmond, Ind.

These 25 Eskenazi Health cyclists are riding in memory of the patients that the Eskenazi Health Palliative Care Program has cared for over the past year. It is also an opportunity to raise money for the contiuation of the growing palliative program.

Green says his favorite training route is his morning commute to work at Eskenazi Health from the Northern Hamilton County loops.

Green says there are three reasons he chooses to participate in the Ride to Remember, One; to remember the patients palliative care has cared for, two; he has an obbsession with anything that has two wheels and three; because he can!

Green’s favorite cycling quote is, “Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I have hope for the human race.” – H.G. Wells

Allan Edmonds Returns to Eskenazi Health Cycling Team for Ride to Remember 6

Posted by Dustin L. Gilmer

Allen EdmondsEskanazi Health Palliative Care cycling team welcomes Allan Edmonds as he prepares for his fifth Ride Across Indiana (RAIN) and fourth time participating in Ride to Remember event in honor of Eskenazi Palliative Care patients.

Edmonds says his favorite training ride is either the Nashville 90 that takes place in Bloomington, Ind. or any other ride around the Bloomington area with his cycling friends.

Edmonds joined Eskenazi Health Cycling team for R2R6 to support and promote the Eskenazi Health Palliative Care program. Edmonds also participates to remember both a nephew and cousin who passed away this past year.

His favorite memory from a ride came from the most recent Nashville mile when the riders had to dismount the bikes, carry shoes, socks and bikes a quarter of a mile through thigh-deep, moving water.

Edmonds’ favorite cycling quote comes from Albert Einstein, “Life is like a bicycle, you must keep moving.”

Leonel Arteaga Joins Eskenazi Health Cycling Team for 3rd Ride to Remember

Posted by Dustin L. Gilmer

Leonel ArteagaEskenazi Health Cycling team welcomes Leonel Arteaga back for his third Ride to Remember.

Arteag enjoys cycling and uses it as a tool to stay fit and lose weight. His favorite training ride is a ride from Greenfield, Ind. to Richmond, Ind. Arteaga participates in the Ride to Remember event because he says it is a great cause.

Ride to Remember is an event put on by Eskenazi Health Palliative Care Program. The event is to honor patients that have passed away in the last year under the care of the Palliative Care program.

Dr. Greg

June 22, 2015

Considering my RAIN R2R6 training regimen of sausage and beer, this custom bike from Guten Biken might be a better choice for the ride this year!

German Bike

Bernhardt In Her 3rd Year Participating in Ride to Remember Event

Posted by Dustin L. Gilmer

Alisha Bernhardt Alisha Bernhardt will participate for a third year in the Eskenazi Health Palliative Care program event Ride to Remember.

The 6th annual Ride to Remember is an event put on by the Eskenazi Health Palliative Care program where riders join together in order to honor the patients the palliative care program had who passed away in the last year. Riders will ride along a 160-mile route from Terre Haute, Ind. to Richmond, Ind. in conjunction with Ride Across Indiana (RAIN). RAIN is put on by the Bloomington Bicycle Club.

Riders of team Eskenazi Health will wear Eskenazi Health jersey’s and carry with them a card with the names of every patient lost in the last year under the care of palliative care.

The event will take place on July 11, with the start line located at St. Mary of the Woods College in Terre Haute, Ind. There will be designated stops along the route for riders to refuel themselves with food and water all the way to the finish line in Richmond, Ind.

Third Time RAIN Participant Joins Eskenazi Health Cycling Team to Participate in Ride to Remember 6

Posted by Dustin L. Gilmer

Michael Emmanuel II Although not new to the Ride Across Indiana (RAIN) event, Michael Emmanuel II will be participating in this years event as a member of the Eskenazi Health Palliative Care team. This will be his third time riding RAIN.

Emmanuel’s love for cycling began as a young child and he recalls the event that started it all. “My first time riding some 30 years ago. I remember being on my sister’s Strawberry Shortcake bike with the banana seat as my uncle pushed me down the street and let go. The rest is the love of cycling,” said Emmanuel.

Now when Emmanuel rides, he says his favorite place to ride is the Broadripple Friday “Social Ride”.

Emmanuel was inspired to participate in the Ride to Remember 6 when Dr. Gregory Gramelspacher told him about the event and its purpose, which is to honor the Eskenazi Palliative Care program patients who have passed away in the last year.

The event was established in 2009 when Dr. Gramelspacher rode his bike over 3,000 miles across the country to honor and remember patients of the Eskenazi Health Palliative Care program since the programs beginning.

The Ride to Remember 6 will take place in conjunction with RAIN July 11, in Terre Haute, Ind.

New Rider Carrie Sea set to Join Eskenazi Health Cycling Team for Ride to Remember 6

Posted by Dustin L. Gilmer

Carrie SeaThe Eskenazi Health Cycling team welcomes new rider Carrie Sea as she prepares to participate in her first Ride Across Indiana and participate in the sixth annual Ride to Remember event. As a new cyclist, Sea says her favorite training route is her commute to and from work. She says that it has been her inspiration to ride even more.

Sea is using RAIN and the Ride to Remember 6 event to meet other cyclists at Eskenazi Health and share her new interest in cycling.

Sea’s favorite cycling quote is “Let me tell you what I think of bicycling. I think it has done more to emancipate women than anything else in the world. It gives women a feeling of freedom and self-reliance. I stand and rejoice every time I see a woman ride by on a wheel…the picture of free, untrammelled womanhood.” – Susan B. Anthony

Sea is all set to participate in Ride to Remember which will take place July 11 at St. Mary of the Woods College in Terre Haute, Ind. The ride will stretch for 160 miles and end in Richmond, Ind.

Steve Galvin Joins Team Eskenazi Health for his 3rd Ride to Remember

Posted by Dustin L. Gilmer

Steve GalvinSteve Galvin will be participating in Ride Across Indiana (RAIN) for a fifth time. Galvin will be participating for the third time as a member of the Eskenazi Health Cycling team to honor patients in the sixth annual Ride to Remember.

“This a a wonderful opportunity to contribute to a worthwhile cause, enjoy great camaraderie, and remember those who have passed,” said Galvin.

When Galvin trains his favorite spot to ride is the Nashville 90 which goes from Bloomington, Ind. to Nashville, Ind.

Galvin and his wife once completed a ride from Eugene, Ore. to Indiana. “Seeing this big, beautiful country from a bicycle was a revelation,” said Galvin.

Galvin’s favorite cycling quote is from R2R4, “they promised us a tailwind!”

Eskenazi Health Cycling team Member Kathy Cummins

Posted by Dustin L. Gilmer

Kathy Cummins

Cummins waves to the camera as she rides a 29 mile training ride with the Bloomington Bicycle Club and fellow Eskenazi Health Ride to Remember teammate.

Kathy Cummins has been a member of the Eskenazi Health cycling team for four years. During those four years She has participated in both the Ride Across Indiana and Ride to Remember.

Cummins began participating in the Ride to Remember event during its’ third year. Her reason for riding is to “Remember, and ride with good friends.”

Cummins says her favorite place to ride is any route that takes her down Kerr Creek Hill on the East side of Bloomington, Ind. She says her favorite moment on a ride came during R2R5 last year when autocorrect on her smartphone got the best of her. Cummins meant to send her daughter a message letting her known she was participating in the RAIN event and also to let her know she was at the Plainfield rest stop. Auto correct sent the message that read, “Riding Rain. At painful now.”

When asked what her favorite cycling quote was, she replied, “I’m not a sprinter. I’m not a climber.” Cummins got this quote from a cycling YouTube video entitled **** Bikers Say. Cummins says she likes this quote because because it gives her strength when she tries to sprint or climb. She also says, “it reminds me of how crazy, silly, jargony, dedicated, single-minded and serious bikers are about their sport.”

The sixth Annual Ride to Remember to honor Eskenazi Health Palliative Care patients that have passed away in the last year will take place on July 11.