Ride for Patriots


13 July 2017

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Ride to Honor Veterans and First Responders

Third Annual Ride for Patriots to Benefit Patriots Cove

What: Patriots Cove invites you to join us for our Ride For Patriots, a benefit including motorcycles. In the morning, Patriots will cruise in honor of veterans and first responders. Following the Ride, Patriots Cove will host Wheels For Patriots Car and Bike Show, as a chance for enthusiasts to put their motorcycles, classics, and customs on display! Winners will take home trophies and get braggin’ rights. Whether you want to cruise and show, or enjoy food and raffles- join us for a great cause! 

Where and When: Ride for Patriots will be held on August 8, 2020. Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. at Mountain Top American Legion Post 781, 1550 Henry Drive Mountain Top, Pennsylvania. We will roll out of Mountain Top at 11:30 a.m., and end the Ride at Black Walnut American Legion Post 510 for a Car & Bike show, food, and raffles! All ride participants will be entered into the Car and Bike Show at the Black Walnut American Legion, Old Route 6, Laceyville.

 Judging will take place upon arrival at Black Walnut. The awards being offered this year are: Top 20, Top 5 Motorcycles, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Best in Show, Patriots Choice, and Most Unique. 

Who and Why: Come for the cause, ride, and for fellowship. Proceeds will support veterans and first responders at Patriots Cove. Patriots Cove is a non-profit organization in northeastern Pennsylvania that was founded by a military veteran and his spouse to empower other veterans, first responders, and their caregivers to heal and adapt to life after service. The Cove hosts events like restorative outdoor activities, environmental service projects, and educational events and retreats for Caregivers on an eighteen-acre refuge. 

Registration:  For the Ride for Patriots are $15 per person. Admission to the Ride for Patriots, also includes Car and Bike Show entry and take-home dinner (first 400)! Don’t have a car or bike to cruise or show? Come and enjoy food and raffles!

Thank you to our event sponsors: Quality Collision, 415 Prohardware, SAL Squadron 510, Rutkoski Fencing, Merut Construction, Community Bank, Pulverman, J&J Deli, CC Allis & Sons, Daddow Isaacs American Legion Post 672, Butler’s Body Shop, Fino’s Pharmacy, Luzerne Lumber, Bear Fuel Service, III Guys Pizza, Rome Bath Remodeling, Coon Industries, Bryan Smith Snap-On Tools, International Union of Engineers 542.

Are you interested in donating a raffle basket?: ​Contact Jeff Swire at (919).971.4619 or email ​patriotscove@gmail.com​ for details and applications.