UPDATE: ‘Ride to Remember’ Helps Open Doors for Dementia Patients

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UPDATE ISSUED AT 6 P.M. SATURDAY, SEPT. 25, 2021

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Christian Village of Sayre hosted its first-ever Ride to Remember Car and Bike Show to raise funds for its memory-care residents.

The event allowed residents to take a motorcycle ride. It also included food, live music, a car show, and a charity ride that made stops through Lexington.

Sayre CEO Karen Venis spoke about the thinking that led to the biker theme of Ride to Remember.

“You know, we were trying to come up with an idea to have an outdoor fundraiser. And our team, we just throw a lot of ideas on the wall. So we have this Moonshot lens, to try something different. Let’s attract a new crowd. Many of our residents have never been able to cycle before. “

To donate to Sayre Village, text 859-208-2830 or visit https://www.sayrechristianvillage.org/.

UPDATE PUBLISHED ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2021 AT 4:28 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Christian village of Sayre is gearing up for its next “Ride to Remember” charity race on September 25.

In addition to the fundraising events on the Sayre campus, residents will be able to take their very first motorcycle ride around the parking lot.

Source: Christian Village of Sayre

The event will contribute to the renovation of the health centre’s memory care unit with new paints, new furniture and improvements suitable for people with dementia.

For more information about Sayre Christian Village’s in-person fundraising, visit www.sayrechristianvillage.org.

ORIGINAL STORY PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 25, 2021 AT 4:57 PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ / Press Release) – The Christian Village of Sayre hosts its first annual ‘Ride to Remember’ fundraising and Car + Bike Show fundraising event in support of Memory Care residents, located at Baunta Apartments on the Christian Village Campus of Sayre on Saturday September 25th. The itinerary for this event is as follows: Registration for this event will begin at 9:30 a.m., crutches will be up at 11 a.m. for the ride.

The ride will include 5 full stops at the Baunta Apartments on the Sayre Christian Village Campus, Kentucky Eagle, ABC36 WTVQ Station, Harley Davidson on Man o ‘War, and return to the Baunta Apartments in Sayre Christian Village.

When the cyclists return to campus, they will join volunteers, residents and car and bike show attendees for a fundraising barbecue. Participants can enjoy a smoked brisket meal for $ 7.

Motorcycle / Auto Show judging begins at 11:00 a.m., Benefit BBQ + music from 92.2 New Country Radio Remote at 1:00 p.m. The station will offer gifts and prizes to hand out.

The raffles and prizes for the bike / auto show will take place between 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. and the entry fee draw will be split 70/30 between Sayre Christian Village and the bike show participants / care and charity run. The entrance fee serves as a raffle ticket fee. The event will help support the Christian Village of Sayre’s mission to better serve and enrich the lives of memory care residents with dementia.

In addition to the raffle opportunity and the grand prize draw, there will be many other raffle baskets valued between $ 50 and $ 200 to bid on.

Ticket prices:

  • $ 15 1st rider or $ 30 with passenger
  • $ 15 for the bike / auto show (no trip)
  • $ 20 T-shirts available ($ 15 in presale)
  • $ 7 Breast BBQ Meal Ticket • raffles + prizes

Click here to purchase tickets for the event.

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