Expect to see lots of motorcycles this weekendTuesday, June 26, 2012 by: SooToday.com Staff
RIDE FOR SIGHT
SAULT STE. MARIE (June 25, 2012) – Hundreds of Northern Ontarian motorcyclists will ring in their Canada Day celebrations with the country’s most anticipated motorcycling fundraiser event – Ride for Sight.
For the very first time, the Northern Ontario Ride for Sight will be hosted in beautiful Sault Ste. Marie, from June 29 to July 1.
Riders will gather at the Roberta Bondar Park and Pavilion for a weekend of motorcycles, live entertainment and Canada Day festivities, all while raising money in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness – the largest charity funder of vision research in Canada.
The Ride for Sight traditional kick-off parade will depart from Roberta Bondar Pavilion, June 30, at 11 a.m. for a scenic ride along Sault Ste. Marie’s surrounding rural roads.
The spectacle is not to be missed.
Ride for Sight in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness
Motorcycle fundraiser that has supported vision research in Canada for over 30 years.
June 29 - July 1, 2012 (June 30, 2012 – 10:30 a.m. best time for photo/media – Roberta Bondar Pavilion)
Roberta Bondar Pavilion, 65 Foster Drive, Sault Ste. Marie, ON
Here or 1-800-461-3331
Ride for Sight participants will enjoy a weekend full of thrills including: motorcycle bike games, fireworks, a show n’ shine, a vendor marketplace and live music, featuring Asylum Country, Lorrie Bolduc and That’s Chester.
Participants will celebrate Canada Day and ring in the summer with an exciting weekend of entertainment and fundraising for the Foundation Fighting Blindness.
These funds support Canada’s vision scientists as they work to restore the gift of sight to people living with retinal diseases.
Register online or call 1-800-461-3331.
Registrants must fundraise a minimum of $75 to gain access to the best weekend party of the summer.
About the Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB)
The Foundation Fighting Blindness, Canada’s largest registered charity for sight saving research, has contributed over $20 million to cutting edge research into the causes, treatments and cures for retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and related retinal eye diseases.
Visit here or call 1-800-461-3331 for the latest in vision research.
About Ride for Sight
Ride for Sight takes place in seven regions across the country and is the longest-running motorcycle charity fundraiser in Canada.
Visit this website or call 1-800-461-3331 for more information.