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Jason Lazarus Named Chairman of the 2021 Tour de Cure at Lake Nona

16 Nov, 2020


The American Diabetes Association announced that Jason Lazarus, CEO, Synergy Settlement Services, was named Chairman of the 2021 Tour de Cure at Lake Nona cycling event for the Orlando, Florida office of the American Diabetes Association.

As event chairman, Jason Lazarus will provide leadership and direction to the Tour de Cure executive committee in achieving the association’s strategic plans for the event as well as revenue goals.  He has been an active volunteer for the American Diabetes Association’s Orlando Office since 2016. 

“We are honored to have Jason Lazarus serve as the Chairman for the 2021 Tour de Cure at Lake Nona campaign, for the Central Florida market ,” said Jessica Wells, Executive Director, American Diabetes Association, Florida Area, “His leadership will help us continue to grow this event into an even larger destination event with significant economic impact .”

Yvette Sanborn, CEO, David’s World Cycle stated, “It is such an honor to have Jason take the event chair position for the Tour de Cure. His leadership and collaboration will drive key efforts to help us find a cure for diabetes. What a great WIN!”

“It is an incredible opportunity for me to give back to the broader diabetes community and help in my own small way to find a cure in honor of my maternal grandmother who passed away due to complications from diabetes,” said Lazarus.

Jason Lazarus is a lawyer, entrepreneur and an avid cyclist. He is committed to improving the lives of people, especially those affected by diabetes, and is passionate about health, wellness lifestyle. He enjoys spending time with his family, especially his three children Sarah, Kyle and Camille.

ABOUT THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION

Nearly half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes; more than 30 million adults and children have diabetes; and every 21 seconds, another individual is diagnosed with diabetes in the U.S. Founded in 1940, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation’s leading voluntary health organization whose mission is to prevent and cure diabetes, and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. The ADA drives discovery by funding research to treat, manage and prevent all types of diabetes, as well as to search for cures; raises voice to the urgency of the diabetes epidemic; and works to safeguard policies and programs that protect people with diabetes. In addition, the ADA supports people living with diabetes, those at risk of developing diabetes, and the health care professionals who serve them through information and programs that can improve health outcomes and quality of life. For more information, please call the ADA at 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit diabetes.org. Information from both of these sources is available in Englishand Spanish. Find us on Facebook (American Diabetes Association), Twitter (@AmDiabetesAssn) and Instagram (@AmDiabetesAssn).

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