For Immediate Release
NEWARK, Del. (April 5, 2016) - Delaware Blue Knights - Chapter 1 will hold their 10th annual
Ride to the Tide on Sunday, April 17.
(Rain date is Sunday, April 24).
Power is cosponsoring this fundraising event which involves hundreds of
motorcyclists taking part in a police-escorted ride from Smyrna to Rehoboth,
Del., in support of Special Olympics Delaware. The event is limited to the
first 1,000 motorcyclists.
will depart from Rommel Harley-Davidson in Smyrna at 11:30 a.m.
Pre-registration is $25 per rider, $15 per passenger (Day-of registration: $30
- rider; $20 - passenger). The ride will end around 1 p.m. at Jake's Seafood
House in Rehoboth, where bikers and passengers will receive a complimentary
more information, participants should contact Lisa Smith at 302-831-3482 or
salute Special Olympics Delaware for all the outstanding work it has done in
Delaware for over 40 years," said Gary Stockbridge, Delmarva Power region
president. "Special Olympics Delaware has helped more than 3,700 athletes with
intellectual disabilities prove that, given the opportunity, no disability is
too great to overcome. We are honored to cosponsor this event."
950 bikers and more than 350 passengers raised $43,000 in last year's ride and
more than $183,500 has been raised in the event's nine-year history.
Blue Knights - Chapter 1 promote the sport of motorcycling as well as all
safety aspects involved with it. The organization's annual fundraising
activities benefit local charities.
supporters of Ride to the Tide include
Delaware Law Enforcement for Special Olympics, Delmarva Broadcasting Company,
WBOC-16 and Fox 21 Delmarva.
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