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Calling All Motorcyclists: ‘Da’ U.P. Ride For The Red’ to Benefit Red Cross

April 21, 2009

Scenic ride and summer weekend fun ahead in Gladstone

GLADSTONE, Mich., April 21 /PRNewswire/ — The Central U.P. Chapter of the Red Cross is teaming up with several area groups and businesses to sponsor a summer weekend of fun, food, and entertainment in Gladstone with the first annual “Da’ U.P. Ride for the Red” on motorcycles. All bikers are welcome! Beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, July 17, local food vendors will offer their fares. Beer and soda will also be sold. Then from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., a street dance will be held featuring Driver.

Saturday, July 18 will start with a 7 a.m.- 8:30 a.m. pancake breakfast at the Sports Park, sold by the Gladstone Boy Scouts Troop 466. After breakfast, bikers will parade from the Sports Park with other major sponsors joining in through downtown Gladstone. A scenic motorcycle poker ride will follow bringing the bikers and general public back to the Sports Park to finish the day with a family style pig roast, and another dance – this time spotlighting Manic. Major sponsors making this event possible include baybank, DTE Energy, Walmart, Radio Results Network, UPcars.com, OSF St. Francis Hospital and the Sand Bar.

The public is invited to attend all or any single event with all proceeds going to the Central U.P. Chapter of the American Red Cross. More details on the event are available at www.upamericanredcross.org or by calling Jill Thompson at the Red Cross Gladstone office at 906-428-9357 or Annie Stanger at the Marquette office at 906-228-3659.

SOURCE Central U.P. Chapter of the Red Cross


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