On Sunday, October 15, motorcycle riders will roar through 60 miles of rural roads in Somerset and Hunterdon counties as participants in the third annual Dignity Run charity event to benefit Alternatives, Inc., a community services agency the serves people with disabilities. The cost is $20 per person.
Last year the Dignity Run attracted more than 300 riders and guests. This year, Alternatives is partnering with the Bridgewater Eagles Riding Club, Double Crossed Riding Club and the Central Jersey Old Timers to increase participation. In addition, the event has the cooperation of all 23 member clubs of the American Motorcyclist Association.
“Alternatives is pleased to see support for the Dignity Run grow and we hope to see turnout double over last year,” said Nancy Good, president of Alternatives. “We are grateful for the generous support of riders, sponsors and guests who are unified in promoting ‘dignity through independence for people with disabilities.’”
The Dignity Run starts and finishes at the Eagles Aerie 2137 at 360 Woodside Lane, Bridgewater. Registration beings at 9 a.m. Participants will enjoy complimentary food, beverages, a vendor alley, prizes and music by GoodWorks rock and soul band, 3 in 1 Entertainment and Gotham Industrial Rock band. Non-riders are also welcome at the Eagles Riders Club picnic grove.
In addition to the riding clubs, the Dignity Run is sponsored by RE/MAX Classic Group Somerville, Union Avenue Pharmacy, Clinton Honda, Meeker Sharkey & Hurley Insurance, George Sincox Architects, Rider Insurance and Applebee’s of Hillsborough.
For more information about the Dignity Run, vendors and sponsorship opportunities, contact Anita Feiner at (908) 685-1444 extension 226, or visit the Dignity Run event page at www.thedignityrun.com.
Alternatives, Inc. is a community-based, non-profit organization dedicated to assisting individuals with special needs reach their highest level of independence and integration into the community by providing residential opportunities coupled with comprehensive support service. Alternatives provides affordable housing, supported employment services and daily living skills for people with developmental disabilities, mental illness and homeless families. For more inormation, visit www.alternativesinc.org.