The 6th Annual Rush County Twisted Christmas Benefit Ride will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday at Twisted Sisters Bar in Rushville (514 W. 2nd St.).
Registration for the event will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday. The ride costs $15 per motorcycle and $20 for those riding with a passenger.
“It’s a good start to a fun day,” Rush County Twisted Christmas organizer Rhonda Hornaday said. “Everyone worked so hard to make this happen.”
The event, which is sponsored by Twisted Sisters Bar, will also include a benefit auction, bottle slide competition, a brag board and more. Entertainment will be provided.
All proceeds will help provide Rush County’s less fortunate youth with Christmas presents. Rush County Twisted Christmas is a nonprofit organization.
Rush County Twisted Christmas will accept Christmas assistance applications from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 at the Danny and Linda Mathews Shelter House in Laughlin Park. Applicants should bring their ID’s and income verification for all in the household and an idea of what their children want for Christmas.
Christmas gifts will be distributed to families on Sunday, Dec. 22.
Last year, Rush County Twisted Christmas raised approximately $24,000 and provided Christmas presents to 263 Rush County children. For more information, call 765-932-4488.
The Rushville Republican will feature an article regarding Rush County Twisted Christmas efforts to support Rush County youth in our upcoming “Giving Back” special section.