Cruisin' Towards a Cure for PF...Because Brething Matters

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October 07, 2017

Tragedy Meets Cruisin’


The death of a local hero inspires “7th Annual Douglas R. Partenheimer – Cruisin’ For A Cure…Because Breathing Matters – Car Show” with proceeds going to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.  In conjunction with the car show, a 5K run/walk, silent           auction, and corn hole tournament will be on the agenda for the day.


[Holland, IN] – On October 1, 2016 at Holland Memorial Park in Holland, IN, the Partenheimer family will hold a car show, 5K run/walk, silent auction, and corn hole tournament in memory of their father Douglas R. Partenheimer.  The event will benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (Chicago, IL), as the proceeds will go towards fighting back against the disease that took Doug’s life. 


Pulmonary Fibrosis is a lung disorder characterized by progressive scarring – known as fibrosis – and deterioration of the lungs.  This fibrosis slowly robs its victims of their ability to breathe.  The mission of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation is to help find a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), advocate for the pulmonary fibrosis community both locally and in Washington, D.C., promote disease awareness, and provide a compassionate environment for patients and their families. 


What: “7th Annual Douglas R. Partenheimer – Cruisin’ Toward a Cure for PF…Because Breathing  Matters – Car Show”, with event’s proceeds benefitting the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation


Where: Holland Memorial Park, 904 N. Meridian Street Holland, IN 47541


When: Car/Truck/Motorcycle Registration will begin at 9:00 AM EST and continue until NOON on Saturday October 3, 2015.  Awards (including top 20, specialty awards, and car club competition) will be presented at 3:30 PM EST.   FREE cheeseburger meal, goodie bag, and dash plaque for each registrant (while supplies last)


5K Run/Walk Registration will begin at 7:00 AM EST and will conclude 15 minutes prior to the race commencement (7:45 AM EST).  5K Registration includes T-shirt and goodie bag (while supplies last).  The 5K Run/Walk will initiate at 8:00 AM EST, and awards will be presented at the closing of the race. 


The Corn Hole Tournament will get underway at Noon EST.


A multi-item silent auction, variety of food stands, music and trivia will be available during the  event.  


Who: The Douglas R. Partenheimer Foundation


More info and online registration can be found at:  or email [email protected]



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October 07, 2017 (Saturday) - 08:00
5 kilometers

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