Thursday, July 7, 2011

Volunteers Needed! 26th Annual Freedom Ride!

SAUK CITY, Wis., July 7, 2011—Planning for the Freedom Ride to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association is well on its way. With over 1500 motorcycle enthusiasts expected to come out, volunteers are needed to guarantee a smooth ride.

Festivities begin Friday, July 15 at Sauk Prairie Harley-Davidson, 836 Phillips Boulevard, Sauk City. Volunteers are needed to register the riders inside the dealership. Two shifts are available, from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and from 3:30-7 p.m.
Individuals are also needed Saturday, July 16 to help with registration, distribute incentives, or work as “runners.” These volunteers will work inside from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m..

Volunteers are wanted to help canvass the parking lots to registered riders Saturday. These volunteers will be working outside from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.. Individuals willing to help sell raffle tickets either inside or outside are also needed from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m..

The Freedom Ride to Benefit MDA is the longest single dealer Harley-Davidson fund-raising event to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the state of Wisconsin. With the help of dedicated volunteers and participants, the ride has raised over $1.7 million.

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. 

To volunteer or for more information about MDA’s programs and services, please call Molly at (608) 222-3269.

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