Bike & Music Fest for Breast Cancer: Over 600 Rode in the 10th Annual Sticky Finger Motorcycle Run
Riders Raised More Than $20,000 to Support Breast Cancer Programs at Stony Brook
|Riders hit the road for the 10th Annual Sticky Finger Motorcycle Run. Photo credit: Mac Titmus|
102.3 FM WBAB Radio Host ‘Fingers’ (third from left) takes the stage with classic rock band, “TRAINWRECK.” Photo credit: Mac Titmus
STONY BROOK, NY, July 21, 2016
– More than 400 motorcycles with their riders and passengers — adding up to over 600 participants — took off from Stony Brook University Cancer Center on Sunday, July 17 for the Tenth Annual Sticky Finger Motorcycle Run. This event helped to raise over $20,000, of which will support breast cancer services and programs at Stony Brook, adding to the upwards of $180,000 raised by past runs.
Hosted by 102.3 FM WBAB ‘Fingers’ and the Great South Bay Music Festival, the event kicked off with live rock ‘n’ roll with classic rock band, “TRAINWRECK.” Food trucks and vendors were on site at the Cancer Center and participants enjoyed free giveaways. Then everyone hit the road and headed south to the Great South Bay Music Festival held at Shorefront Park in Patchogue. Riders and their passengers then had the opportunity to listen to two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame legend Graham Nash and more than 15 other musical performances.
|Riders of Fire, a motorcycle club of volunteer firefighters based out of Long Island, get ready for the run at Stony Brook University Cancer Center. Photo credit: Mac Titmus|
Stony Brook University Cancer Center would like to thank WBAB, Fingers, Great South Bay Music Festival, Allstate, EW Howell, Cavalier & Associates, Full Throttle Magazine, Bri-Tech, Fortunato Sons Contracting, Trainwreck, Riders of Fire, Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co of NY, Mudbug Graphics, Whole Foods Market, Suffolk County PD, Stony Brook University Police and Safety Officers, New York Life, Stony Brook Cancer Center volunteers, and Patchogue, Blue Point and Farmingville Fire Departments.
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About Stony Brook University Cancer Center:
Stony Brook University Cancer Center is Suffolk County’s cancer care leader and a leader in education and research. With more than 20,000 inpatient and outpatient visits annually, the Cancer Center includes 12 multidisciplinary teams: Breast Cancer; Colorectal Cancer; Gynecologic Oncology; Head, Neck and Thyroid Oncology; Lung Cancer; Melanoma; Neurologic Oncology; Orthopaedic Oncology and Sarcoma; Pediatric Hematology/Oncology; Stem Cell Transplantation and Hematologic Malignancy; Upper Gastrointestinal Oncology; and Urologic Oncology. The cancer program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Teaching Hospital Cancer Program and received the Commission’s Outstanding Achievement Award. The Carol M. Baldwin Breast Care Center is the first center in New York State to be accredited by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers. To learn more, visit www.cancer.stonybrookmedicine.edu.