081613 11th Annual Brenda's Ride starts at Lobster Pound on Saturday, August 17 (260 w 3 col. photo Brenda's Ride)

LACONIA — The 11th Annual Brenda's Ride with Friends: Fighting Cancer One Mile at a Time,  will  be held on Saturday, August 17.

The Ride will start at 10 a.m. sharp from the Weirs Beach Lobster Pound as hundreds of motorcycles depart together for a ride around Lake Winnipesaukee. The ride will arrive back at the Lobster Pound early afternoon for a cook-out, raffles, and live music courtesy of Matt Langley and band AXIS. Proceeds from this event will be kept local – benefiting the Oncology Department and patients at LRGHealthcare.

The cost to ride is $25 pre-registered or $30 the day of the event and includes food and entertainment. Everyone is welcome, even those who do not plan to ride.

The Winner's Circle Auto Sales, Inc. in Tilton is the $1,000 Gold Sponsor of the 2013 Brenda's Ride. Joining them are $500 Silver Sponsors The Looney Bin Bar and Grill and Pilgrim Consolidators, in addition to several Shirt Sponsors, auction donors, and in-kind supporters.

For more information on how to support the 2013 Brenda's Ride, contact Brenda Ganong directly at: 581-6992 or visit www.lrgh.org to download a registration form for the ride.



Brenda Ganong and friends have been busy planning the 11th Annual Brenda's Ride with Friends: Fighting Cancer One Mile at a Time, to be held on Saturday, August 17 at the Weirs Beach Lobster Pound. Pictured from left to right: Weirs Beach Lobster Pound Owner Rich Ray; fifteen year breast cancer survivor and Brenda's Ride founder Brenda Ganong; Event Food Coordinator Cheryl Tester; Event Chair MaryEllen Nelson; and Brenda's biggest cheerleader, husband John Ganong. (Courtesy photo)