St. Jude Trike-A-Thon set

The campaign for St. Jude will begin on April 18-April 29. A Trike-A-then event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will climax on April 29 at Ivy Coliseum. Everyone is encouraged to participate.

By participating in or attending the event, you will help raise funds for the world’s premier pediatric cancer research center. These funds will help St. Jude in its ongoing fight against childhood cancer and other catastrophic diseases. Last year’s goals was $3,000 and it was not met. This year’s goal is $5,000.

All participants will receive the following: Bikewell Bear Driver’s License; participants raising $35 or more will receive at Trike-a-then t-shirt; participants raising $75 or more receive a trike-a-then backpack and a t-shirt; participants raising $100 or more receive a Bikewell bear hand puppet, backpack and t-shirt. In order for your child to ride his/her bike they must raise at least $10. All monies including pledges and donations need to be turned in on or before Wednesday, April 27.

This year the child that raises the highest amount will receive a $50 gift card. Second place will receive at $25 gift card and third place will receive a $15 gift card in addition to the other prizes for the winners. The staff that raises the highest amount will receive a $75, second place will receive $50, and third place will receive $25. All staff are asked to donate $10 to the worthwhile case. We have letters for staff that ask for donations from our communities.