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Please consider joining Pat Cannon, Joan Fromme, and Faye Holdenried on a non-club charity ride to support our veterans.  The Joshua Chamberlain Society is having their 7th Annual Bike for Heroes Charity Ride on Saturday, August 13, 2022 starting in Columbia, Ill.  We will be doing the 50 mile flat ride but there are many other choices of mileage.

Money provides long-term support to veterans from local areas that have sustained permanent combat injuries fighting the long war on terror for our nation.  It also provides long-term support to the children of veterans who have made the ultimate sacrifice in our serve.


Starting Location:  Sunset Overlook Restaurant, 11604 Bluff Road Columbia Illinois.

Arrival Time:  8:00 am  (If you wish to ride on your own, you can select your own time to begin.  The event starts at 6:00 am.  There are routes that vary from 10 to 100 miles.)

Start Time: 8:15 am

Description:  Tour the flat farmlands of the Mississippi Valley heading south out of Columbia, Illinois, with views of the bluffs as we support our adopted heroes. Get involved, give, and meet our heroes!

Difficulty Level:  4Ab

Other:  Restrooms at start of ride and porta pottys throughout the route.  Snacks and beverages provided at reststops.

For more information about the five bike route options including the Ride with GPS links, please click the following link: Event Information.  Cost of Event is $50 for adults, $10 for children.

If you would like to ride with us, contact Joan Fromme so we will be looking for you.  314-560-7536

Directions: Take I-270 S toward Chicago.  Continue onto I-255 E crossing the JB Bridge.   Take Exit 6 on onto Il-3 S.  Take the first exit onto Palmer Road.  Right onto Bluff Road for one mile.  Sunset Overlook is on your left.

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