Ride for a Cure with the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation

Aug. 19, 2011

The Rock River HOG Chapter’s 17th annual ride for breast cancer research, “Ridin’ to a Cure,” will be held September 23-24 at Olympia Resort in Oconomowoc.

 

Festivities kick off the evening of the 23rd at 6:00 pm with a pre-registration party and survivors’ parade. Saturday the 24th is ride day; bikers can hit the road as early as 8:45 am. The “All Pink” ride leaves from Wisconsin Harley Davidson at 9:30 am.

 

After the autumn ride, the Rock River HOG Chapter has planned a party at Olympia Resort that includes a live auction, door prizes, live entertainment, food and beverages, and a drawing for a Harley-Davidson 2012 Softail.

 

Participants must pledge a minimum of $40.00 to ride. Last year, more than 1,400 participants raised $242,000 for breast cancer research. Since the ride began, The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center has been the recipient of over $1.6 million in grants.

 

“As beneficiaries of the proceeds from this event, our goals are to stay totally volunteer-based and to fund breast cancer research that is innovative and able to impact the lives of breast cancer survivors.” notes Beth Cramer, President of the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation. “We are thankful to the devoted volunteers from the Rock River HOG Chapter and our sponsors, including Wisconsin Harley Davidson.”

 

Non-riders can still participate. Go to www.ridintoacure.com for more information.

 

Community Watch

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Menomonee Falls baseball virtuoso Ty Weber and Big Ten Media Day Updated:  7/29

» Supporters line up to push Brookfield beekeeping Updated:  7/28

» The Corridor development in Brookfield announces three new tenants Updated:  7/28

» Brookfield Bulldogs, Pewaukee Muskies to continue game at later date 7/26

» Brookfield Blue Sox pick up key win over West Bend 7/26

» Jury reaches guilty verdict in Brookfield drive-by shooting after failed drug deal Updated:  7/26

» Dick's Sporting Goods to open Aug. 5 in Brookfield 7/25

» 2016 Waukesha County Fair coverage 7/22

» Brookfield East choir to perform with Foreigner at Waukesha County Fair 7/22

» Wisconsin Athletic Club nearing town of Brookfield opening Updated:  7/21

» Social media story on the storms rolling through Milwaukee area 7/21

» Resources available to Waukesha County residents during extreme heat 7/21

» Initial Reaction Podcast: Wisconsin Badgers football, WIFCA All-Star game 7/20

» Brookfield Central baseball unable to pull upset in regional loss to Sussex Hamilton 7/19

» Former Brookfield East coach Tom Swittel goes out with WFCA All-Star Game win 7/19

» Brookfield board comfortable with lights 7/19

» Brookfield Portillo's opens its doors 7/19

» #BestSummerEverNOW: Share your 2016 summer photos of you in the Milwaukee suburbs Updated:  7/18

» Live coverage: 2016 WIAA Summer Baseball Sectional Round Updated:  7/18

» Brookfield plan commission advances Wimmer's Linx Club apartment, hotel project Updated:  7/18

» NOW's user submitted stories, photos will be discontinued in early August 7/18

» New Brookfield Central AD Don Kurth to bring wide variety of experience 7/16

» Elmbrook Humane Society teams up with other area shelters to save cats in need 7/13

» Brookfield's Dominic Days returns this week 7/12

» Brookfield East's upset bid falls short in Greater Metro baseball tournament 7/12

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Waukesha County Fair

 

The 2016 Waukesha County Fair saw rain, scorching temps and tropical humidity throughout its five-day run. Check out our stories, photos and video from the fair, including coverage of the new pig, duck and goat races, the 50th annual Fairest of the Fair contest, as well as a ranking of the top food items.

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement