South Rockwood MI – Soroptimist International of Trenton presents the 7th annual Chick Ride for Breast Cancer. Come help us celebrate life on September 4, 2010. Tickets for motorcycle riders $60 with passenger, non-riders are a $20 minimum donation. The ride begins and ends at Oaktree Farm 6854 Ready Road, South Rockwood. Registration begins at 12 noon with the ride beginning at 2pm. Tickets are available at Par-Fection, M & M Printing, the gate of Oak Tree Farm (day of event), or by calling Carole Bell at 734-675-8065.
The 7th Annual Chick Ride for Breast Cancer will be hosted on the grounds of Oak Tree Farm. Come out for a day of bikes, food, fantastic entertainment, helicopter rides, and most importantly to celebrate life! All proceeds benefit the Soroptimist International of Trenton Area Projects, the Josephine Ford Cancer Center, Penrickton Center for Blind Children and other local charities. Past beneficiaries include Susan G. Komen, Women Celebrating Life, the Childrens Hospital, Maple Grove Camp, Christ Net and local food pantries. In 2009, S.I of Trenton made a $25,000 commitment to a capital project at First Step, a shelter for abused and battered women.
The name Soroptomist hails from the Latin words soror meaning sister, and optima meaning best which is interpreted as “the best for women. Over the past 6 years the Soroptimist’s have raised over $124,000 by hosting this event. They hope to make this year their biggest and best yet. In addition to providing financial support, Trenton members are committed to volunteering time and networking to improve the lives of women and girls through awareness campaigns, education and leadership, hosting special events for senior citizens, helping at Special Olympics, homeless shelters and food pantries.
Registration for the riders includes: ride pin, dinner, beverage, entertainment and bonfire. Non-riders receive all of the above with the exclusion of the ride pin. Pre-ride snacks will be available for purchase as well. Check-in for the police escorted motorcycle ride will begin at 12:00 noon – 1:30pm. The 90 minute ride will begin at 2pm sharp, don’t be late! The entertainment for the day will be a treat for the senses. 7 Million Jigawatts will be performing; their unique style is infused with rock and soul and will have you on your feet moving to the music. There will also be a silent auction, brown bag raffle, and don’t forget the helicopter rides! Food will be provided by Carrabbas Italian Grill.
Oak Tree Farm is located in South Rockwood at the following address: 6854 Ready Road, South Rockwood MI, 48179. For any questions that you may have, please contact Carole Bell at 734-675-8065 or email Carolbell@att.net
The 7th Annual Chick Ride for Breast Cancer will take place on September 4, 2010 at the Oak Tree Farm in South Rockwood. Tickets can be purchased at Par – Fection, M & M Printing, at the gate of Oak Tree Farm (day of event), or by calling Carole Bell at 734-675-8065.