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Motorcycle ride cancer fundraiser

Thu., July 21, 2011

The Inland Empire Motorcycle Coalition will hold its 10th annual ride on Saturday to benefit the American Childhood Cancer Organization of the Inland Northwest, formerly Candlelighters of the Inland Northwest.

The fundraiser will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Timber Creek Grill Buffet, 9211 E. Montgomery Ave. Ride check-in is at 9:30 a.m., and closing ceremonies will be at 3:30 p.m. at the American Childhood Cancer Organization’s annual summer party at the Calvary Chapel, 511 W. Hastings Road.

The party, to be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., is a special event for kids with cancer and their families. The celebration will include a carnival, a water slide, lunch donated by Applebees and prizes.

The American Childhood Cancer Organization has been improving the lives of children with cancer and their families in the Inland Northwest by providing education, support and financial assistance for more than 30 years.

For more information about the benefit ride or the summer party, call Mary Anne Ruddis at (509) 443-4162.

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