Heart of Illinois Jeeps Against Suicide Event

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Heart of Illinois Jeeps Against Suicide Event

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I mentioned this at a few meetings and promised at the 9/11 meeting to share more information. Here it is. Pre-Registration is not required, you can show up day of and still get a packet of information. We have lots of Jeep and non-Jeep prizes to give away and will have a 50/50 drawing. Proceeds benefit Whitney's Walk at the Hult Center for Healthy Living and the Midwest Dachshund Rescue.

September 18, 2021 Ride Information

Schedule: Sign up begins at 11:30am NO Restrooms available On Site

Depart VA 1:00 for Lacon
Arrive Lacon 2:00pm Lacon Marina Restrooms available. *1 see below
Leave Lacon 3:15pm for Germantown Hills
Arrive GTH 4:15 Ace Hardware/Dollar General lot *2 see below
Depart GTH 5:45pm for Kohls parking lot. Will be separated into two groups at Kohls those with Rock Lights and those without. We will alternate you on the final leg so we have the best possible photo opportunity
Arrive Kohls 615pm quick line
Depart Kohls 630pm, EP Police Escort to Bass Pro
Arrive Bass Pro: Back into spots closest to the River

Total Route Length: 90 miles

Raffle Drawings will take place 10 minutes prior to departure at each location and following the moment of silence at the routes end.
GMRS Channel 17 Ride Wranglers will relay information as needed if radio reach is limited.

If you need/want to leave the route at any time PLEASE pull off and wait for group to pass or go to the end of the line. There have been events that people in the middle leave and others follow and get off the route. Of course you can meet back up at any of the stops to rejoin the ride.

At 7pm we will have a moment of silence for those lost to suicide. We ask that you turn your lights on teal (light blue) and purple if you have that capability.

Thanks for joining us to raise funds for Suicide Prevention. Mark your calendar for the second Saturday in September 2022…9/10/22.

Because of the possibility of COVID restrictions we kept it small this year….next year may be a little different so watch for details. And give us your feedback in what you would like to see next year.

If you would like to be on the planning committee please reach out to one of the Ride Wranglers, we’d love to have your help.

*1 Lacon Businesses
Gas - Restrooms Food-Restrooms
Casey’s Mr. Mike’s
Shell - on the east edge of town Zoomiez On Water
Public Restrooms at Marina Ice Cream Place
The Pizza Peel


*2 Germantown Hills Businesses

Gas - Restrooms Food - Restrooms
Casey’s Subway
Marathon Gas Pizza Hut
China Garden
CEFCU ATM Available Here Casey’s
McDonald’s
Dollar General
Michael’s Italian Feast



Remember you can save time and wait by phoning ahead or using any Apps they may have available
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Re: Heart of Illinois Jeeps Against Suicide Event

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I've read through this more than once and cannot figure out where it all starts. Suspect I'm not alone.
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Re: Heart of Illinois Jeeps Against Suicide Event

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It starts at the Bob Michel VA Clinic on Orange Prairie Dr (out by the Shoppes at Grad Prairie). Apologies, I forget not everyone sees what I post on Facebook.
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