Patches and Badges
ALTON — Patches and Badges for Kids NFP is hosting the inaugural Handlebars and Guitars Benefit Ride.
The ride will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, starting at Ted’s Motorcycle World, 4103 N. Humbert Road, Alton and ending at the Alton Wood River Sportsmen’s Club, 3109 Godfrey Road, Godfrey. Registration at Ted’s will be 9 a.m. to noon; riders will leave at 12:30 p.m.
The registration fee will include entry into the Coors Light Music Festival. The festival will feature 10 hours of music, including Jana Kramer and Big and Rich.The scenic one-hour ride through the River Bend will be assisted by local law enforcement officers.
The ride benefits Patches and Badges for Kids NFP, a local charity composed of first responders, motorcycle enthusiasts and volunteers. The charity assists children in need with the annual Christmas Shop Program and emergency assistance throughout the year.
Register the day of event or visit www.patchesbadgesforkids.com to pre-register and save.