GREEN BAY, Wis., May 26, 2011 --- Motorcyclists from across the state will ride to benefit local families fighting neuromuscular diseases during the 18th Annual Packerland Ride Saturday, June 4.
The event, which was organized by the Wolf River Harley Owners Group Chapter to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association, is expected to attract hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts. Festivities include a 60-mile scenic ride ending at Doc’s Harley-Davidson in Shawano County, raffle, auctions, food and entertainment.
All proceeds benefit local clients of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and help finance clinic visits at Prevea Clinic, support groups, and a weeklong stay at MDA Summer Camp in Green Lake.
Registration is $20 and begins 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, June 3 at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC), 2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay, and at Doc’s Harley Davidson of Shawano County, W2709 State Highway 29, Bonduel. Registration continue Saturday, June 4 at NWTC from 9-11:30 a.m..
Riders will depart from NWTC at noon and enjoy a scenic ride to Doc’s Harley Davidson in Shawano County. Post-ride entertainment includes live and silent auctions, prize raffles, food and entertainment.
All motorcycle makes and models are welcome, and non-bikers are welcome to attend the party in Bonduel. For route details and more information, go to the Packerland Ride website.
MDA is a voluntary health agency working to defeat more than 40 neuromuscular diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive services and far-reaching professional and public health education. For more information about MDA’s programs and services, call (920) 499-4571.