With ticket sales going to two very deserving charities, Dream Ride 2010 promises to be a magical day – one we’re so pleased to be a part of.
N. Wilkesboro, NC (PRWEB) June 15, 2010 —
Bikers, families and car aficionados alike will want to participate in Window World’s “Dream Ride 2010,” a charity bike ride and family festival taking place in North Wilkesboro, N.C. on Saturday, July 17. The nation’s largest replacement window company is hosting the regional summertime event to raise money for Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home and Window World’s charitable foundation, Window World Cares, which supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
“Dream Ride 2010 promises something for everyone – from families and fun-seekers to bike and car enthusiasts,” said Dana Deem, vice president of Window World. “We’re thrilled to bring this one-of-a-kind event to the region and to support two charities very close to the hearts of the Window World family.”
The event kicks off with a two-hour motorcycle ride through scenic Wilkes County, which starts and ends at the Historic North Wilkesboro Speedway. Participating riders will receive a t-shirt, lunch and admission to the festival following the ride. Following the departure of the riders, the Speedway will open its doors to the public as the festival kicks into high gear with an action-packed schedule. Festival entertainment includes:
- Appearances and autograph signings by celebrity guests, including NASCAR and IndyCar veteran, John Andretti; Charlotte Bobcats assistant coach and former UNC-CH star and coach, Phil Ford; and CBS Survivor Africa star, “Big Tom” Buchanan
- A fly-over by airshow stunt pilot Rob Holland
- Stunt bike shows by daredevil Charlie Ross
- NASCAR, IndyCar and Orange County Choppers displays
- Car show hosted by Wilkes County Cruisers
- Music by classic rock cover band, Black Glass
- Kids village with giant inflatables
- Area food and merchandise vendors and more
Proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated to Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home and Window World’s charitable foundation, Window World Cares.
“What started as a simple charity bike ride has turned into an extraordinary event thanks to the hard work of the planning committee and generous community donations and volunteers,” said Jean Davis, executive director of Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home. “With ticket sales going to two very deserving charities, Dream Ride 2010 promises to be a magical day – one we’re so pleased to be a part of.”
For more information about the event, including the schedule and ticket prices, or to pre-register for the bike ride, please visit http://www.dreamride2010.com or call 336-667-5683 (toll-free, 866-601-7464).
About Window World
Window World Inc., headquartered in North Wilkesboro, N.C., is America's largest replacement window company with offices in more than 200 cities nationwide. Founded in 1995, the company consistently delivers value to homeowners by combining quality products with excellent service at low prices. Window World sells and installs more than one million high-quality residential replacement windows annually. Additionally, through its charitable foundation Window World Cares, the Window World family provides funding for commendable community causes. In 2009, Window World Cares was named a corporate partner of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Visit http://www.windowworld.com.
About Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home
Ebenezer Christian Children’s Home serves as a loving and nurturing home to displaced children from Wilkes and surrounding counties. Since 1994, Ebenezer has been serving children ages three through twenty-one in North Carolina by providing a loving, nurturing and stimulating environment to foster independence and ensure success among its residents. Ebenezer ministers to the spiritual, physical, emotional, and educational needs of the child and serves as a resource to current and former residents as well as birth and adoptive families.Ebenezer strives to treat each child as an individual and provide as much love, compassion and attention to each individual child as humanly possible. Visit http://www.ebenezerfamily.org/.
Contacts: Kelly Hydeck, Fleishman-Hillard for Window World
Phone: 704-556-2624 (office); 419-297-9900 (cell)