Wednesday, 15 July 2015

News from the Scrapheap Adventure Ride 2015

The Scrappers are gearing up for Urana, in September:

Perry and the girls trying out this year's Scrapheap Adventure Ride
T-shirts - they are the beautiful colour of the big Australian sky.
Visit the website to learn more about the ride, and how you can support the Ride.
26th - 27th September 2015
Scrapheap riders kick start charity appeal
Michèle Jedlicka, Inverell Times, 14th July 2015
... The ride is a major fundraiser for Down Syndrome NSW, supporting research, education and support for those with Down Syndrome. There are several activities and a generous raffle before the ride to raise money for their charity, Down Syndrome NSW.

Organiser Col Meacham said the state ride has raised over $300,000 since the inception in 2011, and Inverell has been part of that effort.

“We’ve been involved for five years, and we’ve raised $40,000 so far, as of last year,” he said.

“They’re looking for 100 riders, $100,000 this year, and if we look for 15 riders, $15,000 I reckon we’ll be doing pretty good.” ...

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