By: GreatAmerica on August 16th, 2023
GreatAmerica to Host Patriots Pack for Charity Motorcycle Ride
Cedar Rapids Mayor O’Donnell Helps Welcome The Pack Ride on August 25 to Raise Awareness for Veterans and Funds for Multiple Charities
(Cedar Rapids, IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation announced today it will host the Patriots Pack, a group of office technology industry executives from across the nation, on Friday, August 25th at 3:30 p.m. as they conclude the ninth annual Pack Ride. The Pack Ride is a multi-state motorcycle ride to raise money primarily for The Jillian Fund, a nonprofit providing financial and emotional support to parents of children with terminal illness, while raising awareness for U.S. Veterans.
“We are excited to welcome The Pack Ride to GreatAmerica and our Cedar Rapids community. Supporting U.S. Veterans is near and dear to our hearts at GreatAmerica, with several GreatAmerica team members being Veterans, including myself”, stated Tony Golobic, Executive Chairman, GreatAmerica Financial Services. “We are also honored to support the good work of the Jillian Fund, as well as local charities including the Freedom Foundation and Honor and Respect”, he added.
The 15 or so motorcycle riders and their entourage will ride for six days, make nearly a dozen stops at various office technology companies throughout the Midwest and make their final stop at GreatAmerica Financial Services downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa headquarters. They are scheduled to arrive in the GreatAmerica North Parking Lot at approximately 3:30 p.m. where festivities will start with a meet and greet, followed by a donation ceremony.
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GreatAmerica is the largest independent, family-owned national commercial equipment finance company in the U.S. and is dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors, and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. GreatAmerica was established in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992 and now has offices in Iowa, Georgia, Minnesota, and Illinois. In addition to financing, GreatAmerica offers innovative non-financial services to help our customers grow.