Des Moines Cycle Club donates $2,200

The Des Moines Cycle Club bicycle race team, sponsored by Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons and Mortgage Solutions, has announced donations of over $2,200 to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America, Iowa Chapter. The team promotes the annual 'Cross Out Crohn's Disease' Cyclocross Series presented by Jacobson Companies, a national 3rd party logistics, 3rd party warehousing company. The races raise awareness and funds for the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of America, Iowa Chapter, raising nearly $3,000 since 2001.

Series promoter Marc Hollander, diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in 1999, said, "I would like to thank all of the participants and sponsors. The cyclocross racers and sponsors have helped the sport grow wildly throughout Iowa and help support a great cause." The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's mission is to cure and prevent Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis through research, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these digestive diseases through education and support.

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