Sunday, July 26, 2009

The Roaring 20's - Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® Charity Ride

Dear Friends in Safety,

Special thanks goes out to the Doug Geyer State Farm Agency (and every one of their employees) in Omaha, Nebraska for their sponsorship of the first ever "Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® Charity Ride."

Just over 20 participants (Our version of the "Roaring Twenties") revved up their motorcycles along with one classic Corvette Stingray to trek from Dillon Motor Sports in West Omaha, through Gretna, LaVista, Papillion, and Bellevue, before arriving in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Along the way they participated in all kinds of "point-producing" activities that included "Ladder Golf" (Thanks to Inter-tech Collision Service in Gretna), "Virtual Golf" (Thanks to Beyond Golf in LaVista), darts and washers, along with a great lunch courtesy of Shadow Lake Collision Center in Papillion, bowling (thanks to Leopard Lanes in Bellevue), finally arriving at Full Throttle Motor Sports in Council Bluffs. Riders/drivers raised $700.00 to support the mission of Keep Kids Alive Drive 25®. The winner of the grand prize for the day, Keith Schroeder, even donated his $250.00 award back to KKAD25 as an extra generous show of support.

We especially remembered James Davis, a motorcycle-rider from Minnesota who died as a result of being hit by a vehicle following too close behind him in August 2008. We initiated and dedicated our "It’s Not A Race! Create Space©" initiative in James' memory. Learn more at It’s Not A Race! Create Space©.

Riders agreed that the KKAD25 Charity Ride should be a yearly event. Thus, plans are already underway for next year. If you'd like to hold an event in your town, please contact us for details on how to do so. You'll be glad you did.

Happy, and safe, motoring.

In safety,
Tom Everson
Keep Kids Alive Drive 25® - A Non-Profit "For Action" Organization 501(c)(3)

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