|Riders needed for Oct. 13 benefit|
|Tuesday, September 11, 2012|
The Scenic Sumner County Fall Ride for Food will depart at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 from Gallatin’s Historic Square. The second annual event will raise funds to be donated to the Sumner County Food Bank.
“I can’t think of anything more important than helping the food bank feed our neighbors,” said Homer Bradley, event coordinator. “We had a great turnout last and I’m hoping it will be even bigger this year. I thank all our sponsors and we are still accepting sponsors and donations for this good cause.”
Riders will travel east out hwy. 25, take Rock Springs Road to Bethpage, continue out to Hwy. 52 with a stop a Mr. J’s One Stop Market and Deli. They will then cruise on Hwy. 109 to New Deal Potts Road and work their way back to Hwy. 25 to return to Gallatin and end the ride at Triple Creek Park.
Registration for the ride will be a 9 a.m. Cost is $20 per bike, $10 for second rider. A BBQ lunch will be provided by Top Hog Barbeque.
Platinum sponsor for the event is Diane and David Black. Gold sponsors are Wilda Dodson and Bill Hudgins, and Lynda and Hugh Love, III. Silver sponsors are Garrott Brothers, Haynes Family, First Tennessee Bank, Wilson Bank & Trust, Gallatin Chamber of Commerce and Homer Bradley. Bronze sponsors are Miracle Automotive Group, Sumner Bank & Trust, Goodall Home & communities, Morningside Assisted living and Jason Patterson (Morgan Keegan).
Donations have been made by Andrew Finney (Perkins Drugs), Janis and Dr. B.J. Rippy, Dr. Robert Webb, Gene Carman Real Estate, Ferrell Haile, Scott Jenkins and City of Gallatin. A special thanks goes to Gallatin Chamber Director Paige Brown.