Motorcycle ride in Brazil to benefit Clay County Humane Society

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BRAZIL, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — The city of Brazil, Ind. announced Wednesday the tenth annual Mayor’s Ride, a motorcycle ride and fundraising event benefiting the Clay County Humane Society, will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2 and that sponsors are needed for the event.

Registration for the event is already underway at the Brazil City Hall located at 203 E. National Ave. Riders will be able to register the day of the event starting at 2 p.m. on Oct. 2 and lasting until 3 p.m. Riders will then leave city hall at 3 p.m. and food service begins at 6 p.m. at the Brazil American Legion located at 10 N. Depot Street.

Entry fees for the ride cost $30 for individuals and $50 for couples, the release said. Entry fees include a free t-shirt and food, although those not participating can also buy t-shirts at the event for $20.

For the past decade, according to a news release, the money raised from this event has helped provide food, shelter and medical treatment to the local shelter. Organizers said they are hoping this tenth year will be the biggest Mayor’s Ride yet.

Live music will be performed at the event by 15th and Hulman. There will also be a silent auction at the event.

For more information, call (812) 443-2221. Those interested in sponsorship should make checks payable to “City of Brazil c/o Mayor’s Ride” and can mail them to the Mayor’s office at 203 E. National Ave., Brazil, IN 47834 or you can call Michelle Cannava at (317) 490-6126 and she will pick up the check.

Sponsorships must be submitted by Monday, Sept. 27th so that organizers may get all sponsor names printed on the T-shirts to be given to riders and sold to the public. Those unable to go on the ride, may attend the celebration at the Brazil American Legion afterward.

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