Register to Join in the Ride at Danbury
On Sunday, August 19, 2012, Special Olympics supporters from eight states and 26 satellite start locations will come together at The Farmington Club, Farmington, Connecticut for the 12th Annual Dream Ride, presented by Bozzuto’s Inc. and The Hometown Foundation Inc. Thousands of motorcycle from throughout the Northeast are expected to participate to enjoy the ride, celebrate the achievements of Special Olympics and help inspire respect and inclusion for people of all abilities.
One of the satellite start locations is Danbury Harley-Davidson at 51 Federal Road Danbury, CT 06810
Registration: 9:00 a.m.
Ride departs for Farmington: 11:00 a.m.
To register and find out more, visit www.dreamride.org or call 203.250.5660. The first 1,000 people to register will receive an official Dream Ride T-shirt & Pin-Set. And, every online registrant will have the opportunity to win a $200.00 major credit card gift card. The minimum donation to participate is $30 per driver, $20 per passenger and $20 per spectator. Additional fundraising to support Special Olympics is encouraged.
At The Farmington Club, participants will be treated to a Black Angus strip steak and boneless chicken breast luncheon courtesy of Bozzuto’s Inc. and The Farmington Club. They’ll meet up with the industry’s leading vendors, listen to live music and much more! Headlining the event is The Flame Band, featuring musicians who aim to change the way people with disabilities are viewed through song. The On Call Band is also scheduled to perform.
Last year, participants from New England, New York and Pennsylvania helped to raise more than $220,000 for Special Olympics. Over the past ten years, the event has raised over $1,385,000.
About Special Olympics Connecticut
Special Olympics Connecticut provides year-round sports training and competitions for more than 13,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and Unified Partners (their teammates without disabilities). Through a myriad of initiatives throughout the state and the world, Special Olympics is a movement that’s changing attitudes and changing lives by inspiring inclusion, understanding and respect for people of all abilities, in all aspects of life. (www.soct.org)