St. Jude bike-a-thon benefit is Sept. 18 Get out your bike and take part in the bike-a-thon to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Sunday, Sept. 18.
The ride gets underway in Vermillion at Jolley School at 1:30 p.m. with a ride to Burbank.
Registration will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Walkers and joggers are also welcome to take part in the event.
Pledge forms will be available at the public schools, public library and Chamber of Commerce office.
A bike and a CD player for collecting the most money, and various other prizes will be awarded, including a $50 savings bond.
This year�s coordinator is Mary Geffre Johnson. She encourages all residents and businesses to support this community effort.
To participate in this event or for more information, please call Johnson at (605) 624-3747.
The ride will be in memory of all local children afflicted with cancer.