For Immediate Release:  September 15, 2017


ARMC Mainland Auxiliary to hold ninth annual Pike-a-Thon

Proceeds to benefit Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 
at hospital's

Center for Childbirth


The AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Mainland Auxiliary will hold its ninth annual Pike-a-Thon Sunday, September 24 at 10 a.m. The motorcycle run through the Pine Barrens will start and stop at Atlantic County Harley Davidson, 219 E. White Horse Pike, Galloway, New Jersey. Last riders will leave by 11:30 a.m. Lunch at Atlantic County Harley Davidson will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will feature prizes, a raffle, and live music by The Billie Walton Band.

Event proceeds will benefit the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at the Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth at ARMC’s Mainland Campus, Pomona, New Jersey. The event will take place rain or shine. Registration is $20 for riders; $10 for passengers; and $15 for non-riders.

Pike-a-Thon sponsors include Atlantic County Harley Davidson, Omega High Impact Print Solutions, Purdy Mechanical, and Purdy Automotive, and in association with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

For more information or to register, contact Rita Purdy at ritapurdy@comcast.net or 609-576-3555.


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About Mainland Auxiliary

ARMC’s Mainland Auxiliary raises funds for patient services throughout ARMC including the Roger B. Hansen Center for Childbirth, the Heart Institute, and the Progressive Cardiac Care and Acute Care for the Elderly units. Founded in 1974, the Auxiliary has raised more than $2 million to benefit patient services at ARMC Mainland, and in 2013 pledged $500,000 to support the expansion of ARMC’s Mainland Campus.

Media Contact:  

Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446, jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org 



AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,500 employees and more than 900 physicians serve the community in more than 90 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.

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