DEDHAM ‚Äď Several A.T.V. Maine clubs will ride their all-terrain vehicles through their regions and host cookouts at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28 to raise funds that will help send children with physical and developmental disabilities to camp sessions at Camp CaPella. All are invited to ride, watch and join the celebration, and no club memberships are required, though ATVs must be registered equipment, and no dirt bikes are allowed. All the ATV club rides will be held rain or shine.
An ATV ride will be co-hosted by the Acadia Area ATVers ATV Club (Ellsworth) and the Airline Snackbar ATVers (Beddington). Registration will be at 8-9 a.m. at the Airline Snack Bar 40 miles east of Bangor on Route 9 and Route 193 in Beddington. Donations are requested, and a cookout will also be held after the ride (also requiring donations) in Beddington. Those interested may call 667-2052 for more information. Friend & Friend of Ellsworth will have a display of safety equipment at the cookout.
Located on Phillips Lake in Dedham, or Lucerne-in-Maine (12 miles from Bangor, 13 miles from Ellsworth), Camp CaPella (www.campcapella.org) provides quality-of-life experiences for people with disabilities and their families.
Based in South Portland, A.T.V. Maine (www.atvmaine.org) is a statewide organization representing all affiliated ATV clubs in Maine. The organization‚Äôs purpose is to promote education regarding the safe and responsible use of ATVs, be a unified voice on legislative issues regarding ATV use and share information with affiliated clubs and the public.
Contact: Fritz Lyon, PR
Contact Name: Dana Mosher
Telephone Number: (207)843-5104