SKOKIE, Ill. (WLS) -- A bike ride through the north shore is helping veterans and first responders affected by injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries with their rehabilitation. The 2017 Project Hero Chicago Honor Ride brings cyclists of all skill-levels together for a day of community and fun. The ride starts at the Evanston Subaru in Skokie at 8 a.m. on June 11, 2017. Riders can choose from bike-friendly routes ranging from 20 to 60 miles, with rest stops along the way.
The non-profit Project Hero was founded in 2008 as a service to help veterans and first responders. Project Hero builds and provides adaptive bikes to physically-challenged and injured veterans and first responders and has helped tens of thousands of our Healing Heroes at no cost to participants through cycling events, community-based programs in more than 50 cities throughout the US and by supporting research. Project Hero participant Kenny Richardson joined ABC 7 live from the Chicago Honor Ride route to talk about the event and how you can still help.
Event: Project Hero Honor Ride Chicago 2017
Date: June 11 2017
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Address: Evanston Subaru in Skokie Ill.
Admission: Free to public
Visit www.projecthero.org to participate, volunteer or donate.
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