‘Ride for Hope’ begins Friday in Oak Ridge

The month of May brings good news regarding the importance of mental health awareness. Ridgeview will be hosting the Fifth Annual Ride 4 Hope from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Friday, May 3, on the climbing tower lawn at 240 W Tyrone Road in Oak Ridge. The event is open to the public.

Event festivities begin with the arrival of bicyclists who will be riding from Department of Children’s Services in Clinton earlier that morning. The cyclists stop at Anderson County Head Start, where they’ll hand out back packs to the children, before pedaling to Anderson County Courthouse to receive a mental health proclamation from Mayor Terry Frank. Following the arrival of the cyclists at Ridgeview. at Noon, Department of Children’s Services will recognize high school graduates.