Baxa Sponsors Team In Courage Classic Fundraiser For The Children’s Hospital

Baxa Corporation is sponsoring a bicycle racing team for the 16th annual Courage Classic ride to raise money for The Children’s Hospital of Denver. Baxa will provide financial support for the team, along with jerseys and riders. Team captain Jerrod Milton, Director of Campus Transition and Occupancy for the hospital’s new Fitzsimons facility, will lead 35 riders for Team Road Rage, including Baxa executives and associates.

Englewood, CO (PRWEB) June 3, 2005 -- Baxa Corporation is sponsoring a bicycle racing team for the 16th annual Courage Classic ride to raise money for The Children’s Hospital of Denver. Baxa will provide financial support for the team, along with jerseys and riders. Team captain Jerrod Milton, Director of Campus Transition and Occupancy for the hospital’s new Fitzsimons facility, will lead 35 riders for Team Road Rage, including Baxa executives and associates.

One of Colorado’s premiere cycling events, the Courage Classic is a three-day, 157- to 203-mile adventure in Colorado’s high country from Leadville to Summit County and back. From July 16th to 18th, cyclists of all ages and abilities will experience the challenge of mountain riding while supporting this important cause. The 2005 fundraising goal for Team Road Rage is $25,000.00.

Not all of the Courage Classic fundraising efforts involve strenuous bike riding, however. Team supporters can raise money by participating in a dinner fundraiser June 8th at the Littleton Texas Roadhouse near Kipling and C-470. From 4:00 to 10:00 PM that evening, for every guest who mentions Team Road Rage the restaurant will donate 10% of their total bill towards the team goal.

Baxa Chairman and CEO, Greg Baldwin, rode in the 2004 Courage Classic and joins Team Road Rage again this year. “This is great event to give back to our community while having some fun with colleagues and friends,” he notes. “Baxa is delighted to be both a supporter and a participant in this fundraiser and I encourage all of our associates to ride, pledge or dine in support of The Children’s Hospital.”

About Courage Classic
The 2005 Courage Classic benefits The Children’s Hospital of Denver. Since its inception, thanks to thousands of generous participants and supporters, the Courage Classic has raised more than $13 million. The Children’s Hospital of Denver is one of the nation’s top pediatric hospitals, promoting children’s health through high-quality, coordinated programs of patient care, education, research and advocacy. Funds raised by the Courage Classic go to important community programs such as The Handicapped Sports Program, The Children’s Cancer Center, The Children’s Hospital Heart Institute and the Newborn Center. Fundraising efforts also help build Children’s new facility at Fitzsimons. For more information on the Courage Classic visit http://www.couragetours.com. To pledge support for Team Road Rage, visit http://www.kintera.org/siteapps/teampage/ShowPage.aspx?c=gvKRLaMZIwG&b=310310&teamid=859594.

About Baxa Corporation
Celebrating 30 years of business in 2005, Baxa Corporation is a Denver-based manufacturer of medical devices and systems for preparing, handling, packaging, and administering liquid medications. The company manufactures and markets a wide range of healthcare products for use in hospitals, critical care units and alternate-site pharmacies. Privately held, Baxa Corporation has subsidiaries and sales offices in Canada, the United Kingdom; Denmark, and Germany; and distribution partners worldwide. Further information is available at http://www.baxa.com.

Contacts:
Marian Robinson, Vice President, Marketing
Baxa Corporation: 800.567.2292 ext. 2157 or 303.617.2157
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Maggie Chamberlin Holben, APR,
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