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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- September 9, 2009

Univest Grand Prix Cyclists to Visit Local Elementary Schools, Boys & Girls Club

Racers To Share Success Stories of Hard Work, Healthy Eating, Active Lifestyle

What: International cyclists will visit elementary schools in the Souderton and Central Bucks School Districts and the Allentown Boys & Girls Club to speak with students about life as a bike racer and the need for healthy eating, physical fitness and team work as the keys for success in both sports and life.

Who: Tecos-Trek (Mexico); Amore & Vita/Detweiler Hershey & Associates (Italy) and Team Quebec (Canada).

Where/When: Thursday, Sept. 10

Souderton School District

2:00 to 3 p.m. -- Oak Ridge Elementary School (Souderton School District), 465 Moyer Road, Harleysville, Pa. Assembly for grades K-5 with Amore & Vita/Detweiler Hershey & Associates.

Central Bucks School District

2:15 to 3:00 p.m. -- Doyle Elementary School (Central Bucks School District), 260 N. West St., Doylestown, Pa. School assembly with Team Quebec. Cyclists arrive approximately 2 p.m.

City of Allentown

4:00 to 5:00 p.m. -- Allentown Boys and Girls Club, 720 N Sixth Street, Allentown, Pa. Contact: Childrens visit with Team Tecos-Trek.

To Obtain Media Credentials for the School Visits

Please contact Joe McDermott, Media Director, Univest Grand Prix, 484-860-2289 or jysmcd@ptd.net or Kim Detwiler, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Univest Corporation215-721-8396, detwilerk@univest.net.

For More Information

Kim Detwiler
VP, Director of Corporate Communications
Univest Corporation
215-721-8396
detwilerk@univest.net
www.univest.net

Joe McDermott
Media Director
Univest Grand Prix
484-860-2289
jysmcd@ptd.net
www.spartacycling.com

About the Univest Grand Prix

Patterned after the great classic races of Europe, the Univest Grand Prix showcases the beauty of 18 municipalities. From its inception, the cycling event was developed to provide opportunities for young athletes to advance, while also uniting the towns throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties for a community celebration. The pro event is presented by: Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania, Leidy s Premium Pork Products, WFMZ-69, Comcast Sportsnet and Doylestown Hospital.

About Univest Corporation

Headquartered in Souderton, Pa., Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its subsidiaries serve the financial needs of residents, businesses, and nonprofit organizations in Bucks, Chester, Montgomery and Lehigh counties. Univest National Bank and Trust Co., member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender, offers customers 32 financial service centers, 12 retirement financial services centers, and 38 ATM locations throughout the region, and is the parent company of Univest Capital, Inc., a small ticket commercial finance business; Univest Insurance, Inc., an independent insurance agency headquartered in Lansdale, Pa., which serves commercial and personal customers; and Univest Investments, Inc., Member FINRA and SIPC, a full-service broker-dealer and investment advisory firm.

About Sparta Cycling

Sparta Cycling provides race promotion services to deliver world class events that meet the needs of sponsors, teams and riders, spectators and supporting communities.

About the USA Cycling Professional Tour

Recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling is the official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States, including road, track, mountain bike, BMX, and cyclo-cross. Created in 2006 to support the growth of professional cycling in the United States, the USA Cycling Professional Tour is a men's-only, season-long calendar that determines the best professional rider and team on American soil. With ten races on the 2009 edition, the USA Cycling Professional Tour attracts the best pro cyclists and teams from around the world to compete in internationally-sanctioned events from coast to coast. The calendar is comprised of seven UCI-sanctioned races and three USA Cycling Professional National Championships (criterium, time trial and road race). At the end of the season, the overall Pro Tour standings determine an individual and a team champion who are considered the best and most consistent performers in international-caliber race in the United States.