St. Jude Bike-a-thon in Wakonda Saturday

St. Jude Bike-a-thon in Wakonda Saturday Just a reminder that the St. Jude Bike-a-thon will be held in Wakonda Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Wakonda School parking lot. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. Rain date is Oct. 4.

All kids and adults alike that are interested in helping support this benefit for St. Jude's need to pick up a registration form at the Wakonda Community Library or by contacting Jane Luxem at 267-2100. All riders collecting $35 in pledges will receive a St. Jude t-shirt.

In addition, there will be some other great prizes given away including: a t-shirt from Dakota Screen Works; a gift certificate from Girard Trucking for a t-shirt from Dakota Screen Works, a $25 gift certificate to Wal-Mart, and more. Juice and cookies will be provided by Hy-Vee, Yankton.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN, was founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas. The hospital is an internationally recognized biomedical research center dedicated to finding cures for catastrophic diseases of childhood. The hospital's work is supported through funds raised by the American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities (ALSAC).

ALSAC covers all costs not covered by insurance for medical treatment rendered st St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Families without insurance are never asked to pay.

So come on, Wakonda, get involved in this worthwhile cause for St. Jude's. We'll see you with your bikes and pledges on Saturday, Sept. 27, 9:30 a.m. at Wakonda School.

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