St. Jude bike-a-thon ride to take place Sept. 17

St. Jude bike-a-thon ride to take place Sept. 17
"Making a Difference for St. Jude" is the theme set for the St. Jude bike-a-thon benefit for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, to be held in Vermillion, Sunday, Sept. 17.

Shine up those bikes and take part in the ride that gets underway in Vermillion at Jolley School, 224 S. University Street at 1:30 p.m. with the 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.

The top prize will be a bike for the individual collecting the greatest amount of money.

Various other prizes, including $50 savings bonds, will be awarded.

The year's coordinator is Mary Geffre Johnson. She encourages all residents and businesses to support this worthwhile community project.

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.

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