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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

FUNdraising Tips

Teams, we are officially 170 days out from the 2009 Jack Daniel's "Bike to Jack & Back" - and you need to implement your fundraising plan soon! Use these simple tips as a guideline to figure out all the ways your team members can be raising money.

1- Update or revamp your Bike MS Team Fundraising Page. If you are a veteran team, post pictures and stories of past bike MS events. Explain why you are riding for the cure, and people will be more likely to give. Utilize the email resources on your team page to spread the word.

2- Utilize Social Networking! By now, the majority of your team is on either Facebook, MySpace, or Twitter. There are numerous ways to use these sites for fundraising and spreading the word about bike MS. Update your Twitter status to say you are training for bike MS. On Facebook, create a group specificly for your team where you can plan fundraising activites, training rides, etc. You can even send a message with a link to your bike MS page to all of your friends and ask for their support!

3-Be creative by using "old school" fundraising! Sell candy, go door to door in your neighborhoods as a group, host a bake sale, mail a simple handwritten letter, or even hold a car wash. These are all great ways to have fun as a team.

Friday, April 3, 2009

Bike MS E-Card: Send it to your friends now!

Please send a Bike MS eCard to all your friends and supporters today. This is a great way to get people to donate to your page, or you can use it as a recruitment tool.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Legend has it that a pot ‘o gold can be found at the end of every rainbow. Wouldn’t that be grand? Well, the luck of the Irish may just be looking upon you today! Today is Bike MS Team Blitz Day! Register 4 or more cyclists to your team today and receive a Join the Movement orange wristband. (You may need to give them a pinch and to remind them to register today!)

Act now — join the movement!
The National MS Society’s proverbial pot ‘o gold comes in the form of a cure to multiple sclerosis. Time is of the essence. Please do what you can today to sign up Bike MS team members to be part of the movement toward a cure.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Welcome to the Jack Team Blog

Greetings to Bike to Jack & Back Teams!

Here at the Mid South Chapter, we are experimenting with social networking. We have decided to start a Team Blog to help our team captains & team members to constantly stay in the know regarding the Jack Daniel's "Bike to Jack & Back".

Please bookmark our BlogSpot link and check in every once in a while to see what's going on in our world and get the lastest up-to-the-minute information on the ride. We will still use our email blasts and newsletters to get our information as well, but we would like as many people as possible to follow our blog to stay in the know!

We will also use this blog to get the word out about team recruitment events, so make sure if you are the team captain that you get me all the information about any upcoming events to I can post it all here.

If you would like to share any information with our blog, please email Thank you and let's get ready for Jack!