Motorcycle ride to honor 9/11 victims
DANVILLE — The Illinois & Indiana Firefighters Association is holding a one-day motorcycle ride on Sept. 15 to remember the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists attacks.
The 9/11 Memorial Ride is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. at the Village Mall, 2917 N. Vermilion St., Danville, and end around 4:45 p.m. at the Friendly Tavern, 216 E. South St., Danville. It is open to all vehicles.
The ride will take participants through Vermilion County and parts of Champaign County.
Registration is from 8 to 10 a.m. at McDonald's at the Village Mall, 3195 N. Vermilion St. A biker blessing will be held at 9:40 a.m.
Organizers are asking for a $10 donation per person. All proceeds will go to the association's Fallen Firefighter Fund.
Ride T-shirts will be on sale. There will also be a 50/50 raffle drawing.
Lunch will be held in Paxton and provided by the Paxton Fire Department.
For more information, call Dan Hudson at 474-5177.