Bike ride raises more than $2400 for St. Jude’s

Bike ride raises more than $2400 for St. Jude's St. Jude's Bike Ride, held Sept. 16, raised $2403.57.

Nearly 40 riders took part in the ride to Burbank. The rain clouds disappeared, and the riders were on their way.

Emily Hult, granddaughter of Gwen Mount, a cancer survivor, started the ride. Mount is the state "Wheels of Life" chairman.

Bike ride coordinator Mary Geffre Johnson stated that the goal for this year's ride was $3000. Riders who had pledges can turn their money into the public schools.

Citizens of Vermillion may contribute to this worthy cause by sending their donations to Johnson at 1516 East Cherry St., Vermillion.

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