Mystery Ride for Hospice this Saturday, July 18

Written by Theresa Rose on July 15, 2015

The 11th annual Mystery Ride, a fundraiser for Great River Hospice in West Burlington and Lee County Hospice in Fort Madison is this Saturday, July 18th starting at Noon at Crazy Coyote, 2505 Mt. Pleasant St., Burlington, Iowa. Motorcycles and automobiles may participate in this event.

Participants can register and pay the $5 ABATE member/$7 non member entry fee from 10:30 a.m. until the Noon start time the day of the ride. The 94-mile route will be given on ride day. Participants will search for hidden objects along the way to complete the “mystery” portion of the ride. A limited quantity of t-shirts will be sold during registration for $20 in yellow or lime green.

The ride will end at Tena’s, 4602 Avenue O, Fort Madison by 6 pm. The public is invited to Tena’s for a dinner and live auction at 6:15 p.m. All proceeds to benefit Great River Hospice and Lee County Hospice.

ABATE, A Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education, is a not-for-profit organization of motorcyclists. Lee County Health Department-Hospice and Great River Hospice are also not-for-profit organizations. The money raised at the mystery ride will help to provide hospice services for the uninsured or underinsured residents in southeast Iowa and West Central Illinois.

For more information on the Mystery Ride, contact ABATE member Randy Hiland, 319-572-5733. For more information on Great River Hospice, please call Amy Burkhart at 319-768-3392. For more information on Lee County Health Department-Hospice, contact Jeri Welch at 319-372-5225.