Tragedy Meets Cruisin’
The death of a local hero inspires “5th 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 added to the agenda.
[Holland, IN] - On October 4, 2014 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 100% of the proceeds will go towards fighting back against the disease that
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. Since the Foun-
dation’s establishment in 2000, they have funded close to $3 million for research.
What: “4th 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 Registration will begin at 9:00 AM EST and continue until NOON on Saturday October 4, 2014. Car Show Awards
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). 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 and a variety of food stands will be available during the complete event.
More info and online registration can be found at: www.BecauseBreathingMatters.com
Co-chair, Annual Douglas R. Partenheimer Car Show
"Cruisin' Toward A Cure for PF...Because Breathing Matters"