GCSC Sad­dling Up to sup­port St. Jude!

Calhoun Times - - GORDONLIFE - Staff Re­ports

Gor­don County Sad­dle Club mem­bers are gear­ing up to host their an­nual Sad­dle Up for St. Jude trail ride event on Satur­day, Sept. 29, 2018 at Dry Creek Trails in Ar­muchee to help sup­port the chil­dren at St. Jude’s Hos­pi­tal.

Event reg­is­tra­tion be­gins at 9 a. m. with ride out at 10 a. m. A $ 10 gift do­na­tion per rider is re­quested, how­ever, spon­sor­ing a rider or mon­e­tary con­tri­bu­tions is also an op­tion for any­one who wishes to help sup­port fundrais­ing ef­forts.

Plans are for a pleas­ant 2.5 hour trail ride fol­lowed by sand­wiches, snacks and soft drinks pro­vided for par­tic­i­pants, as well as a raf­fle prize draw­ing and auc­tion for var­i­ous items. Everyone is wel­come and en­cour­aged to come out to en­joy the fun and to help sup­port St. Jude’s kids!

All pro­ceeds to ben­e­fit St. Jude Chil­dren’s Re­search Hos­pi­tal.

Dry Creek Trail­head - Day Use Only Park­ing $ 5 fee per ve­hi­cle. Ad­di­tional park­ing and prim­i­tive camp­ing is avail­able at mul­ti­ple sites ( at no charge) just off the trail­head.

Should weather be­come an is­sue, a rain date is sched­uled for Satur­day, Oct. 6, same lo­ca­tion and time sched­ule.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Des­mond Fox at 770- 548- 5956 or visit the GCSC Face­book page at www. face­book. com/ gor­don­county. sad­dle­club

GCSC meets the 4th Thurs­day of each month at 7 p.m. at the Gor­don County Agri­cul­tural Ser­vice Cen­ter, 1282 Hwy 53 Spur SW Cal­houn, Ga.

CON­TRIB­UTED PHOTO

Jay Camp and Rio are ready to ride for St. Jude.

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