Adecco Group North America Bikes for Youth Cause in Austin

Bike Across America

Ninth Leg of Bike AcrossAmericaTour Will Raise Funds for LifeWorks

AUSTIN, TX (August 11, 2011) – On August 11th, Adecco Group North America employees and local companies will come together to bike more than 50 miles inAustin,TX to raise funds for LifeWorks.Austin is the ninth leg of the Bike Across America Tour, which spans across 40 cities betweenVancouver,BC andJacksonville,FL.

 Based on the number of participants and miles biked that day,Adeccowill make a matching donation to local charity, LifeWorks. LifeWorks is a non-profit organization to provide a continuum of services to youth and families, addressing critical needs to achieve lasting, positive change.

 “Our colleagues and clients have trained for this event, and we are thrilled the day has finally arrived,” said Alyson Blake-Wilson, regional vice president,AdeccoStaffingUS. “The Bike Across America tour gives us a great opportunity to get together, get active and support a local youth-based organization, while being part of a bigger global initiative.”

 Bike Across America is part ofAdeccoGroup’s global Win4Youth initiative, an annual project that empowers employees to take part in an athletic event and raise money to help underprivileged youths receive the opportunities they deserve. To date, more than 400 Adecco Group clients and employees in theU.S.andCanadafrom over 175 branch locations are slated to participate in the cross-continental tour, which kicked off on July 27, 2011 inVancouver,BCand will conclude inJacksonville,FLon September 26, 2011.

 AdeccoGroup North America is a United States Olympic Committee sponsor.

About Adecco Group North America

Adecco Group North America is part of the world’s largest staffing firm and the leading provider of recruitment and workforce solutions. Every day, Adecco Group companies provide jobs for over 700,000 workers and help organizations find the talent they need to solve critical business challenges. Adecco Group companies include

  • Accounting Principals (finance/accounting recruitment)
  • AdeccoStaffingUS(temporary staffing for all skills and industries)
  • AdeccoSolutions (MSP and RPO services)
  • Ajilon Professional Staffing (office, HR & marketing staffing)
  • Beeline (workforce management solutions)
  • Idea (IT solutions)
  • Lee Hecht Harrison (outplacement & leadership development)
  • Modis (IT staffing)
  • Soliant (healthcare recruiting)
  • Special Counsel (legal staffing & services)

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