Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN


June 14, 2013

Parsons ride gearing up for another tour

Greensburg — Organizers of the Devin Lee Parsons Never Be Forgotten Ride are revving up for the third annual edition of the event, to be held June 22.

According to a flyer provided to the Daily News by Ride organizer Bob Parsons, riders will leave from Knights of Columbus Hall in Greensburg at 11:30 a.m. Registration runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The cost is $10 for single riders and $15 for doubles.

Following the ride, participants are invited to stay for food, live music and other entertainment at the Knights of Columbus. Admission to the after-ride party is $5 for anyone age 16 and over.

The event will feature a “Super Raffle,” with the top winner receiving a 2013 Harley Davidson Heritage Softtail motorcycle or $15,000 cash. The second-place winner will receive $2,000 cash, while third place will win a $500.00 cash prize.

Several bands will perform at the event according to the flyer, including Weeds of Eden; the Cat Fish Davis Funk & Blues Band; the Doug-Tre Dillman with Dr. Mark Blues Band; and Jimmy Yorn and Hayden Bundren.

There will also be a bounce house, popcorn, snow cones, corn hole games, and hamburgers and hot dogs provided by the DLP Foundation.

Local sponsors for the event sponsors include: Anytime Fitness, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili’s, Dash for Cash, Davis and Daughters Carwash, the Decatur County Family YMCA, Five Point Tire, Game Plan, Great Clips, Greensburg Country Club, Hedinger’s Auto Care, Lincoln Street Grill, Mainstreet Market, Mancino’s Pizza & Grinders, New Creations Hair & Nail Salon, Omara Foods, Parkside Lanes, Ponderosa and Walter’s Tire.

For more information, call Bob Parson at 812-222-0977 or 812-621-1998.

Contact: Rob Cox 812-663-3111 x7011


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