LEWISTON, Maine – L-A Harley-Davidson is marking National Missing Children’s Awareness Day by sponsoring the Ride For The Missing poker run May 24 to benefit LostNMissing Inc., a nonprofit, national missing persons organization based in Londonderry, N.H.
LostNMissing offers free help to law enforcement and families of missing – primarily missing adults but they also help families of missing children.
All motorcycle participants will be given a flag that has a photo of a missing person from New England, adding up to more than 150 flags. Local businesses participating as stops will have an LNM representative to give safety and awareness information and brochures to the public from 9 to 11:30 am.
Families of the missing in New England are invited to attend. Each family will have an awareness table for their missing loved one with posters and information for the public. An open mic event will follow the event in which those with local musical talents may play and families of missing may talk of their loved one’s cases.
The event begins and ends at L-A Harley. The dealership will provide the first place prize of a $500 store gift card, and Central Maine Powersports will put up the second place prize of $150 in store credit.
The entry fee for riders is $20 and includes five poker cards, one raffle ticket and barbecue lunch. Non-riders can enjoy the lunch at $10 per person, ages 6 to 12 for $5, under the age of 5 for free.
Posted by Holly Wagner