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Family Services Center annual “Summer Sizzler” bike event

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala - Family Services Center (FSC) is hosting "Summer Sizzler" century bike ride starting at Woodville High School on Saturday, August 6th.  For several years, the agency has hosted the bike ride through Jackson, Marshall, and Madison county.

The event cost is $45 per participant. Past rides have brought around 250 people out to bike. Riders can register at imathlete.com or at Blue Pants Brewery on Wednesday, August 3rd, or at Bicycles Etc. on Friday, August 5th.  Participants can even register the morning of the event at Woodville High.

The ride offers several different distances for any skill level: a 37 mile route to include no significant climbing, a 64 mile route including 1 major climb, a 74 mile route including 2 major climbs and a 100 mile route including 3 major climbs.

Proceeds from this particular event go directly to support the FSC counseling program. What makes this program a bit different from traditional counseling services is FSC is generally able to offer an initial appointment to clients within 72 hours of the initial call for services.

FSC is a community-based human services organization founded in 1962, whose mission is to strengthen and support individuals and families through comprehensive, prevention-based services designed to increase self-sufficiency. FSC provides an array of anti-poverty and family strengthening programs, including affordable housing, homelessness prevention, conflict resolution, financial literacy training, mental health & substance abuse counseling, and parenting support.

Additional information on the event can be found on the FSC Facebook page through this link: