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St. Jude's Bike-A-Thon is Saturday

The St. Jude's Bike-A-Thon is this Saturday, May 13 in Osakis.

Registration will take place that morning from 8 to 8:45 a.m. at the Osakis Visitor Center. The ride will start at 9 a.m.

Proceeds will support the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital — a pediatric treatment and research facility focused on children's catastrophic diseases.

The more donations participants collect, the more prizes they can win. Those who raise $35 or more earn a rally towel; those who raise $75 or more win a T-shirt and rally towel.

All donations are due the day of the bike ride.

Those who are unable to ride may turn in their donations at the Osakis Elementary School office by Friday, May 12 to qualify for prizes.

For more information, contact Mary Lou Quistorff at (320) 859-2437.

Al Edenloff

Al Edenloff is the news and opinion page editor for the Echo Press. He was born in Alexandria and lived most of his childhood in Parkers Prairie. He graduated with honors from Moorhead State University with a degree in mass communications, print journalism. He interned at the Echo Press in the summer of 1983 and was hired a year later as a sports reporter. He also worked as a news reporter/photographer. Al is a four-time winner of the Minnesota Newspaper Association's Herman Roe Award, which honors excellence in editorial writing.  

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