Lions Club Juhu, with intent to spread awareness about a Healthy Lifestyle and for the upliftment of the underprivileged inspires Mumbaikars pedal with a passion to serve with Lions Club of Juhu Cyclothon. The 16 kms Cyclothon that started from Jamnabai Narsee School till Carter Road, Bandra was to spread the message ‘burn fat not fuel’!
The event was flagged of by Bollywood Actress- Madhoo (Roja fame), Mr. Ashok Bhau Jadhav- MLA Andheri (west), Mr.Upadhyay of Hero Cycles, D.K. Mishra-Regional Head of ONGC, Mr. Munish Desai- Managing Director of Acme Group. The event witnessed participation of professional cyclists and over 1500 cycling enthusiasts.
Lions Club Juhu, one of the most credible, dynamic and reputed NGO of Mumbai, once again brought the city together to pedal with a passion to serve! Lions Club Juhu has 190 active members from various walks of life and has been engaged in succoring to the needs of destute and physically challenged people.
Lions Juhu Cyclothon~Pedal with a passion to serve’ is their initiative with a dual goal. First to spread awareness about good health and secondly use the funds raised during the event for charitable causes. Lions Juhu Cyclothon pedal with a passion to serve was the biggest movement of the year by Lions Club Juhu and the funds raised in this event will be further used for the charity purposes of the Lions Club of Juhu which will indirectly benefit the indigently deprived and needy.
The Cyclothon was flagged off from Jamnabai Narsee School, N.M. Marg, Vile Parle West at 6.30 am on Sunday, 2nd Feb 2014 and moved forward right up to Carter Road in Bandra West and then terminated once again at Jamnabai Narsee School
Lions Juhu Cyclothon 2014 was not just a race, it was a movement created by Lions Club Juhu . The event was aimed to inspire people to stay fit and also spread the awareness of a healthy and positive lifestyle!
“Lions Club is one of the most credible NGOs that I have come across and the initiatives taken by them for the betterment of our society are commendable. Also as compared to last year, I am overwhelmed to see the huge response it has garnered this time and I feel obliged to be a part of it” quoted Bollywood Actress Madhoo.
“While some are blessed with the comforts of a life, there are others who are not so blessed. We have always strived to make lives better for those who are under privileged. And we are extremely proud to organize this event at such a magnitude where companies like Hero, ONGC, Acme group, Millenium Toyota, Bluedart, PVR, Cinemax, 92.7 Big FM and many more have come forward to show their support”, quoted Ashish Seth, President of Juhu Lions Club.