Fremont Bank Joins the Tour de Cure to Fight Diabetes

For the first time Fremont Bank will participate in the American Diabetes Association’s largest fundraiser of the year.

FREMONT, Calif., April 22, 2015Fremont Bank, a leading full-service community bank in California, is organizing associates, family members, and clients to participate in the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure in Napa Valley on Sunday, May 3, 2015. The Tour de Cure is a bike ride designed for everyone from the occasional rider to the experienced cyclist with routes ranging from 10 miles to 100 miles in an effort to raise money and awareness for the American Diabetes Association.

Andrew Mastorakis, President and CEO of Fremont Bank, Kim Burdick, Senior Vice President Community Bank, and Gary DeLuca, Senior Vice President Residential Lending, have assembled a corporate riding team, Team Fremont Bank. Currently, the team consists of over 50 participants and is approaching their $40,000 fundraising goal, with $35,000 committed to date.

“With so many people affected by diabetes, we are proud to support the American Diabetes Association with their research, education and advocacy,” said Mastorakis who is planning on riding 80 miles. He continued, “Participating in the ride also gives us an opportunity to get outside and improve our wellness, together.”

To encourage fundraising and comradery, each teammate who raises $250 earns a Team Fremont Bank jersey. In addition, when a teammate reaches $250 in donations, the Fremont Bank Foundation will donate $100 to the ADA in their honor.

Support Team Fremont Bank in the Napa Valley Tour de Cure, join the team or make a donation by visiting the Team Fremont Bank Tour de Cure page.
 
About American Diabetes Association
The American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org) is leading the fight to Stop Diabetes and its deadly consequences and fighting for those affected by diabetes. The Association funds research to prevent, cure and manage diabetes; delivers services to hundreds of communities; provides objective and credible information; and gives voice to those denied their rights because of diabetes. Founded in 1940, our mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

About Fremont Bank
Fremont Bank (www.fremontbank.com) is a leading retail and commercial bank, California mortgage lender, award-winning top philanthropic business and consistently ranks in Bay Area News Group’s “Top Bay Area Workplaces.” Founded in 1964, Fremont Bank is one of the oldest independent family-owned and managed banks in the state and focuses on personalized service for clients. It has 18 branches across the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, and Monterey with loan production offices in Sacramento and Los Angeles counties. Find Fremont Bank on Facebook at www.fb.com/FremontBank and on Twitter at @FremontBank.
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