NOW:53146:USA01489
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01489
73°
H 77° L 61°
Cloudy | 12MPH

Ride for a Cure with the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation

Sept. 14, 2012

The Rock River HOG Chapter’s 18th annual ride for breast cancer research, “Ridin’ to a Cure,” will be held September 21-22 at Olympia Resort in Oconomowoc. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.

Festivities begin at 6:00pm on Friday, September 21st with a pre-registration party and survivor’s parade. Bikers hit the road at 8:45am Saturday morning. Following the ride, the Rock River HOG Chapter will host a celebration at Olympia Resort featuring a live auction, live entertainment, food and beverages and opportunities to win items that include a $20,000 voucher toward a Wisconsin Harley Davidson Motorcycle.

Participants must pledge a minimum of $40 to ride. Last year, nearly 1,000 bikers raised $188,000 for breast cancer research. The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center has received more than $1.6 million in grants since the ride began.

“We are a dedicated volunteer-based organization with the ultimate goal of being instrumental in achieving a cure for breast cancer. It is our responsibility and privilege to continue funding relevant and innovative breast cancer research as well as improving treatment methods and outcomes for breast cancer survivors, “said Debbie Gast, President of the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation. “We are truly grateful to our sponsors, Wisconsin Harley-Davidson and the Rock River HOG Chapter members who devote many hours to make this event a success every year.”

Information and registration details can be found at www.ridintoacure.com or https://www.facebook.com/ridintoacuresupport.
 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Man robs Tri City National Bank at gunpoint in Waukesha 01:38 PM

» HAWS will begin adopting out hundreds of seized chinchillas in Waukesha 5/28

» Waukesha Police Report: May 28, 2015 issue 5/28

» Judge in Slender Man case focuses on length of penalty in juvenile system Updated:  5/27

» Medical experts say Anissa Weier should be transferred to juvenile court system 5/27

» Psychologist: Anissa Weier was 'socially isolated' and 'desperate for a friendship' before stabbing 5/26

» Expert: Slender Man case defendant shows low risk of future crimes Updated:  5/26

» Man suffers non-fatal gunshot wounds outside Waukesha home 5/26

» Slender Man case attorneys call charging law unconstitutional 5/26

» Man shot outside Waukesha home 5/25

» Waukesha stays on the road to updated construction this summer 5/22

» Milwaukee woman charged in Waukesha woman's fatal heroin overdose 5/22

» Waukesha Police Report: May 21, 2015 issue 5/19

» Waukesha man charged after exposing genitals to gas station clerk 5/18

» Owners of seized Waukesha chinchillas charged with child and animal neglect 5/18

» Public hearing focuses on would-be village tied to towns of Brookfield and Waukesha 5/15

» Historic homes to be highlighted during Waukesha's Historic Preservation Days 5/14

» Man with criminal past accused of 2013 armed home invasion in Delafield 5/14

» Waukesha Police Report: May 14, 2015 issue 5/14

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Massive overhaul of area conferences could be afoot 5/13

» Waukesha man looks to help Nepal after devastating earthquakes 5/12

» Fight over historic Blair House in Waukesha likely heading to trial 5/12

» Winter's not through with us yet 5/12

» 225 So Mia Famiglia brings old favorites to new location in downtown Waukesha 5/8

» The Steaming Cup will remain open as search continues for next owner 5/8

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT    

What's Happening NOW

WaukeshaNOW.com and the Waukesha & Pewaukee Visitors Bureau are teaming up to provide you with an online calendar of community events and attractions. E-mail us to learn how to submit an event.