Weekend bike rally to benefit children

Published 3:02 pm Friday, June 7, 2013

Local residents looking for something to do this weekend may be interested in talking part in a bike rally to benefit children with behavior issues.

Dr. Earl Hill, owner of Pin Hook Park, said Friday the Thunder by the Creek spring bike rally is in its fourth year, and is going on now through Sunday.

“The rally is to benefit children with learning, social and behavior problems,” he said.

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Children with emotional and behavioral issues are important to Hill, who holds many degrees including master’s in education specializing in special education from North Carolina Central University. One of his specialties is emotional disturbance and learning disabilities.

The event is held at Pink Hook Park located at 3472 Old Three Notch Road near the Crenshaw and Coffee County line, at the intersection of Highway 189 and County Road 43 between Brantley and Elba.

Mother Abigail, Little Jimmy Reed and Johnny No will provide music.

Cost is $25 for weekend pass and $20 for a daily pass for those 21 years of age and older.