City of Modesto, California News Release

For Immediate Release

Contact: Andy Johnson, (209) 571-5582
Release Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 4:30:00 PM

Save Mart Supermarkets Local Presenting Sponsor for the 2010 Amgen Tour of California Stage 4 Finish Modesto


Save Mart Supermarkets will be the local presenting sponsor for the Stage 4 Finish of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California when it roles through Modesto on Wednesday, May 19. The Amgen Tour of California is America’s largest and most recognized cycling event.

 

“We are honored to have Save Mart Supermarkets as the local presenting sponsor for the Stage 4 finish of the Amgen Tour of California,” stated Mayor Jim Ridenour. “Their partnership ensures that Modesto will once again host a first-class event.” 

 

“Save Mart is excited to be the local presneting sponsor of the Stage 4 finish of the Amgen Tour of California in Modesto.  This is just the kind of community spirited and family fun event that highlights ‘the best’ of Modesto and I strongly encourage other local businesses join Save Mart in supporting the event festivities and the city,” said Steve Junqueiro, President and COO, Save Mart Supermarkets.  “The Amgen Tour of California is a great vehicle to demonstrate Save Mart’s continuing focus on promoting, improving, and maintaining the good health of our employees and customers so they can live, learn, work, and play to their fullest potential. I look forward to seeing our customers, employees, and local business partners at the event.”

 

The Amgen Tour of California will arrive on Wednesday May 19, 2010 with an entourage of more than 1,000 and coverage from a wide variety of international media. Last year, the race was viewed in 140 countries worldwide.  The City of Modesto has been chosen to host a stage of the Amgen Tour of California for the third consecutive year and this will be its second time hosting a stage finish.

 

Route details for Stage 4 of the 2010 Amgen Tour of California will be announced at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday through a stage video on the race Web site (www.amgentourofcalifornia.com) and on Twitter. Follow @cityofmodesto, @parksandrec, @modestocvb and @goodgrocer for the latest details.

 

To obtain a sponsorship packet or for more information, please contact Andy Johnson at (209) 571-5582, or by e-mail at ajohnson@modestogov.com.

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