A few days ago I received an email from USA Cycling regarding the Joshua Kuck Memorial Scholarship Fund Dinner. Here are the details.
We would like to cordially invite you to attend a benefit dinner for the Joshua Kuck Memorial Scholarship Fund. The dinner will take place at the Columbia Restaurant in Tampa’s Ybor City on October 19 at 7:00 p.m. RSVP details are below. Today, USA Cycling introduced the Joshua Kuck Memorial Scholarship Fund, a new collegiate program which will annually award two scholarships to student-athletes who excel in the areas of cycling safety, advocacy and education.Joshua Kuck moved to Florida in 2005 to attend the University of South Florida in Tampa where he was passionate in his endeavors to establish a collegiate cycling team. Throughout the process of organizing and leading the USF Cycling Team, Josh made many friends. He was successful at everything he put his mind to. On the bike, he proved himself a true domestique, often sacrificing his own results in order for his teammates to succeed. When touting his accomplishments, it was always those of the team instead of his individual success.On October 21, 2007, while riding in a century event with his USF teammates near Tampa, Josh was hit by a truck and taken from his family and friends. His life ended long before he realized his full potential. USA Cycling, Josh’s family, friends and teammates, decided to honor his memory with a scholarship fund which supports the efforts of those dedicated to bicycle safety, advocacy and education projects to keep similar tragedies from taking any more of our cycling friends.The Joshua Kuck Memorial Scholarship Fund is the second collegiate scholarship program to be offered by the USA Cycling Development Foundation, joining the John Stenner Memorial Scholarship Fund. The programs are funded by directed donations to the USA Cycling Development Foundation. Interested student-athletes should visit www.usacdf.org for more information or click here for an application.Click here for more information on the dinner, or contact Kristy Acuff at 863-370-2570, or the USA Cycling Development Foundation for more details. To RSVP and purchase tickets, e-mail JoshKuckScholarship@gmail.comor firstname.lastname@example.orgDonations to the Joshua Kuck Memorial Scholarship Fund may be made to:
USA Cycling Development Foundation
Kuck Memorial Scholarship Fund
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