April 2014 NewsFlash

The Milford-Matamoras Rotary Club Announces Two Special Events – 5K Run/Walk and Dinner!

The Milford-Matamoras Rotary Club is honoring long-time Rotarian and legendary community servant to Milford and the Tri-State area, Mr. Arthur K. Ridley, Esq. by hosting our own Art Ridley Day on May 10th! Art was born and raised here in Pike County and is a member of the Milford High School Class of 1952, he attended the United States Naval Academy and graduated in 1958 as a company commander and Art served as a commander of his unit in Vietnam from 1962 to 1963. Art graduated Fordham Law School in 1969 and since then he has been in private practice in Milford, where he has supported countless non-profit community organizations by providing free legal service. He has served as chairman of the Board of PEEC, Director of the Biondo Foundation, Director of Mellon Bank and chairman of the Board of the Milford Community House. Art is a charter member and Director of the Milford-Matamoras Rotary Club and past President of the Milford Historic Preservation Trust.

The day will begin with the Ridley Rotary Run which is a 5K Run & Walk to be held at the Delaware Valley High School’s Cross-Country Trail in Milford, PA. Registration will be from 7:30a.m. to 8:45a.m. and the run will be at 9:00a.m. If you pre-register the fee will be $20.00 for adults and $15.00 for kids under 13 and you are guaranteed a t-shirt. Race day the fee is $25.00 for adults and $20.00 for kids under 13 and t-shirts will be first come, first served. There will be trophies and medals for the winners. You must be pre-registered by May 7th. We are also looking for Race Sponsors and you will get your name or logo on the race t-shirts. Ask about the sponsor levels.

Then we will end the day with the Ridley Rotary Roast that is a fabulous dinner and program honoring Art Ridley and we have quite a few special guests that have been co-workers, friends and even family members that will be stepping up to “Roast” Art Ridley! The dinner will be held at the Best Western Inn at Hunt’s Landing in Matamoras, PA and 5:30p.m. will be cocktails with cash bar and 6:00p.m. will be a sit-down dinner followed by the program for $50.00 per person. You must RSVP for one or both events.

All proceeds raised from the Ridley Rotary Run and the Ridley Rotary Roast will go to the following three children’s charities that Art picked out: Biondo Foundation, Center for Developmental Disabilities and GAIT Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center. If you are unable to attend the events but would like to support them and acknowledge Art Ridley, you can make a donation in his honor.

You can get the sign-up forms for the 5K Run and Walk or the Dinner on the Milford-Matamoras Rotary facebook page and while you are there - friend us! You can also e-mail, stop by Keller Williams Real Estate office at 500 W. Harford Street in Milford or Pike County Chamber office at 209 East Harford Street in Milford or call 570-772-9286.

These will be great family events that you won’t want to miss and they will benefit kids in our community.

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