SMOKEY POINT — The weekend after Sept. 11 of this year will mark the return of a motorcycle ride to honor the men and women of law enforcement, the fire service and the armed forces, as well as those who lost their lives on 9/11.
The Harley-Davidson Owners Group of Sound Harley-Davidson in Smokey Point will be kicking off their annual Patriot Ride from the Sound Harley at 16212 Smokey Point Blvd. in Marysville at 10 a.m. sharp on Saturday, Sept. 14.
Sign-ins for the ride will start at 8:30 a.m. at the Sound Harley of Smokey Point, and the ensuing ride will cruise through Arlington, Lake Stevens and Marysville before returning to the Sound Harley for live music, barbecue meals, a dunk tank, a bouncy house for the kids, roasted corn, kettle corn, apple pie and more.
“Last year, we led a procession of 260 motorcycles,” said Evan Adolf, a member of the Harley-Davidson Owners Group of Sound Harley-Davidson in Smokey Point. “This year, we estimate we’ll have more than 350 motorcycles.”
Ride patches will be sold for $8 apiece, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Navy Marine Corps Relief Society. All the money raised from the day’s sales of T-shirts and barbecue meals will also be donated to NMCRS.
“Come ride with us, and show your support for those who protect our way of life,” Adolf said.
For more information, contact Adolf by phone at 425-508-7247 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or log onto www.soundharley.com.