Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Really M.A.D. in 2009

M.A.D. Ride Logo
M.A.D. logo
by Joan H. Young

The Annual M.A.D (Make a Difference) Ride benefits the HELP Ministries of Mason County.

Sign up early and ride your bike on August 15, 2009 for the 2008 registration price of $15. This rate is good through August 8, 2009. Annual M.A.D Rides have four scenic routes of 14, 26, 62, or 100 miles. The $15 fee is the minimum amount for a rider to participate. Sponsorship is preferred with a $100 minimum.

M.A.D. Ride t-shirts are awarded for $100 in sponsors. Jerseys are awarded to riders with $250 or more in sponsorship.

Rest stops are indicated along the routes. Lunch is provided for riders, and maps to the routes.

HELP stands for Hands Extended Loving People. HELP is a non-profit, faith based service ministry. Its primary focus is to meet needs not presently addressed by agencies, ministries and churches in Mason County, Michigan.

Assistance is offered to everyone, regardless of social or economic status. However, priority is given to widows, single mothers, and the poor. Examples of services are automotive repairs, rent assistance, utilities assistance, providing appliances / furniture, assistance with medical bills, etc.

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