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Book Signing with Joe Matthews

Submitted by elmstreetbooks on Tue, 06/25/2024 - 4:29pm

Join us on Sunday, July 14 from 2:00 pm-4:00 PM for a book signing with Joe Matthews, author of Cycling For A Cause: A Cross-Country Adventure.

Are you ready for a heartwarming adventure that reminds us of the goodness in
the world?
Joe Matthews is a retired New York City firefighter whose life takes an
unexpected turn when he undergoes bilateral knee replacement surgery. As Joe
navigates the challenging road to recovery, he finds himself shaken by the turmoil
of a horrific world event—the invasion of Ukraine by Russia in February 2022.
Fueled by a desire to make a difference in the face of adversity, Joe went on an
inspiring journey: bicycling across America to raise funds for those affected by the
crisis in Ukraine. From the highs of overcoming physical challenges to the lows of
battling anxiety and insomnia, Joe's roller coaster ride captures the resilience of
the human spirit. Through this journey, he discovers unexpected kindness in the
generosity of strangers and the support of newfound friends.
In this book, you will learn:
● Life will sometimes throw you a curveball. It is better to swing and miss than
let it pass you by.
● It doesn’t matter how many times you fall as long as you try to get back up
after falling.
● Overcoming adversity is one of the keys to success.
● Helping others helps yourself.
● Life is not a dress rehearsal. Live your dreams.


Travel alongside Joe as he traverses the United States, faces unpredictable
weather, encounters stray dogs, and confronts logistical nightmares. Every
purchase of this book contributes to Joe's mission of giving back—profits will be
divided among his six favorite charities: The World Central Kitchen, Saint Jude's
Hospital, the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, New York Firefighters Burn Center
Foundation, Shriners Hospital for Children, and Memorial Sloan Kettering
Cancer Center. 

Event date: 
Sunday, July 14, 2024 - 2:00pm
Event address: 
Elm Street Books
35 Elm Street
New Canaan, CT 06840