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Caz Lions Club to lead eighth annual ‘Ride for Sight’

Annual motorcycle tour to benefit sight, hearing projects

Participants of the 2011 Cazenovia Lions Club Ride for Sight gather in front of GHD before setting off on the annual trek. This year’s ride will begin a 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, from the GHD parking lot.

Participants of the 2011 Cazenovia Lions Club Ride for Sight gather in front of GHD before setting off on the annual trek. This year’s ride will begin a 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8, from the GHD parking lot.

— The Cazenovia Lions Club is calling all motorcycle riders to take the afternoon off and join other bikers on Saturday, June 8, for the 8th Annual “Ride for Sight.”

According to the event chairman, Howard LaFever, this event has raised over $2,100 for the local Lions Club sight and hearing projects.

This year’s event will run from 1 to 6 p.m., starting with registration at noon in the parking lot in front of GHD (formerly Stearns & Wheler) on Route 20 East, Cazenovia. All motorcycles are welcome. A rain date is set for Saturday, June 22.

The ride will be similar to last year. Bikers will start at GHD and progress through the following communities: Nelson, Erieville, New Woodstock, DeRuyter, Pitcher and Marathon, before stopping at Whitney Point for pizza and garlic knots at Aiello’s Restaurant and then heading north on Route 26 through Willet, South Otselic, Otselic, Georgetown and ending in Morrisville at “The Fort” on Route 20.

The cost of participation is free; however, donations will be gratefully accepted.

For more information, contact Howard LaFever at 447-8731 or email howard.lafever@ghd.com.

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