Duffy & Sweeney Attorney Competes in Ironman Triathlon to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Cause

PROVIDENCE, RI  – Duffy & Sweeney attorney Tyler Ray raised $5,826 in donations for the Susan G. Komen For the Cure while he trained and competed in the IRONMAN Triathlon in Lake Placid, New York on July 28, 2013.  Duffy & Sweeney employees donated $1,330, including donations from 100% of the D&S attorneys; the firm matched 50% of the employee contributions ($665).  In total, over 90 individual donors participated.

The donations were distributed to Susan G. Komen through the IRONMAN Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, which has made philanthropic contributions of nearly ten million dollars to numerous non-profit beneficiaries across the globe since 2003.

The IRONMAN is a triathlon consisting of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride, and finishes with a marathon (26.2 miles). It is regarded as the most challenging endurance event in the world. Ray finished the race in an official time of 12 hours and 24 minutes and 41 seconds.

A Providence resident, Ray is involved in several charitable initiatives including Farm Fresh RI where he serves as secretary and a member of the Board, and Bryant University where he is active on the regional and national alumni council. He was a recent honoree of the PBN “40 under Forty” award which highlights career and community achievement. He is a member of the Triathlon Club of New England based in Providence.

Headquartered in Providence at 1800 Financial Plaza, Duffy & Sweeney provides strategic legal counsel to businesses and individuals with a focus on business law and litigation. www.duffysweeney.com


Pictured here is Tyler Ray crossing the finish line at the IRONMAN triathlon.

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