More than 1,400 bike riders from throughout Chicagoland came out for the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure ride, which was held in Aurora. Together, they helped raise more than $700,000. In addition to the riders, the event drew a crowd of family and friends who cheered the riders on as they passed the finish line.
Team Anixter raised more than $12,200 ($10,000 from employees and company matching funds) and landed on the top 10 list of corporate team donations over $10,000. Nineteen Anixter employees joined the ride, choosing routes ranging from 10 to 100 miles. Ted Fullerton, team lead, Mike Coleman and Ira Greenberg completed the 100-mile course, battling rain, high heat and humidity. Go team!