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Dylan’s Drivers is preparing for their first annual fundraiser, Rides for a Reaon 2012. The event is to be held on September 22 at the Love Civic Center in Paris. The fun will last all day, beginning at 8am with a 5k ‘fun run’/walk and ending sometime after 4pm.
Shortly after the 5k ‘Fun Run’, the collector, classic and muscle cars will begin showing up at 10am. There will be one People’s Choice Award for the best car at $1 per vote. Continuing into the day, at 11am there will be a Memorial Motorcyle Ride.
With all the ‘fun running’, muscle cars and motorcycle riding everyone is bound to be hungry. Starting around midday there will be a tailgate party with a hamburger cook-off. Competition burger cookers get your grilling skills ready, the contest burgers start at 1pm and the judging will begin around 1:30pm. A prize will go to the best burger’s cook.
It’s not over yet, there’s more. The Dylan’s Drivers crew has also scheduled an array of fun games — like beer goggles and golf cart obstacle courses — live music all day, from 10am-4pm, a 50/50 ticket drawing, and even a softball tournament. There will even be face painting, bounce houses, and more for the children.
Wristbands for food and Rides for a Reason t-shirts we be available for sale also. All the proceeds benefit Dylan’s Drivers and their cause.
Dylan’s Drivers is a driving program and organization that offers free, confidential and non-judgmental rides to those consuming alcoholic beverages and plan to drive — offering a sober driver when one’s needed but not around. The hopes are to help limit the amount of car accidents and lives that are lost due to driving impaired or under the influence of alcohol. Dylan’s Drivers was started by Paris locals, Ronnie and Vicki Ballard following the tragic loss of their son, Dylan Ballard, in an alcohol-related automobile accident.
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Article by Josh Allen/Managing Editor – eParis Extra!