Event in Maple Park will benefit Leukemia Research Foundation
MAPLE PARKâ€”The 4th Annual Cruisin’ for a Cure Motorcycle/Car Rally will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, starting and ending at Elhorn’s Barn, 50W734 Winters Road, Maple Park.
The event will benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation through its Dan Barton Memorial Chapter. Door prizes, raffle prizes and a 50/50 raffle are all part of the event.
Registration is $15 per person; $5 for children ages 4-12 and free for children 3 and younger. Registration opens at 9 a.m.; first vehicles out at 9:30 a.m. and last vehicles in at 2 p.m.
Donations in lieu of riding/driving may be sent to the Dan Barton Memorial Chapterâ€” Cruisin’ for a Cure, P.O. Box 101, Oregon, IL 61061-0101. Please call Jan Barton at (847) 287-9904 for more information.
Dan Barton of Elgin, Ill., was a a 26-year-old whom friends describe as a man with a charming personality, a beautiful smile and a big heartâ€”working to follow in the footsteps of his father to become a firefighterâ€”when he was diagnosed with leukemia. The rally is in honor of Dan’s great love for motorcycles and fast cars and pays tribute to his courageous battle against leukemia. The Dan Barton Memorial Chapter is now based in Oregon, Ill.