2012-04-26


Fourth Annual Cruise for Cadets Motorcycle Run to Take Place on Sat., June 2

All proceeds from event benefit Allegheny County Camp Cadet

PITTSBURGH – Allegheny County Camp Cadet will hold its Fourth Annual Cruise for Cadets Motorcycle Run on Saturday, June 2, at Hot Metal Harley Davidson in West Mifflin. The ride begins at 10:30 a.m. and ends at 12:30 p.m. Riders will be escorted by on-duty motorcycle police officers and are encouraged to wear appropriate eye protection and helmets and to have full fuel tanks. All proceeds from the event benefit the Allegheny County Camp Cadet program.

Pre-registration for the event is open through May 14. The pre-registration price is $25 per person and includes a 2012 Cruise for Cadets T-shirt, ride pin, lunch and raffle ticket for a leather jacket donated by Hot Metal Harley Davidson. Additional T-shirts, ride pins and lunches may also be ordered in advance. Visit World Wide Web Icon Allegheny County Camp Cadet to download the registration form. Ride-day registration begins at 9:00 a.m. on June 2. The ride-day cost is $20 per person and includes the ride only.

Post-ride activities will include a raffle for numerous prizes donated by partners and sponsors. Raffle tickets may be purchased at the event registration table on June 2.

Any organization, business or individual that wishes to sponsor the motorcycle run should contact Allegheny County Police Community Relations Officer Mike Spagnoletti at 412-473-1322. Sponsors will be listed on the Allegheny County Camp Cadet sponsors webpage for one year at World Wide Web Icon Allegheny County Camp Cadet. Sponsors of $250 or more will also be listed on the back of the Cruise for Cadets T-shirt and will have the opportunity to set up a display table at the event. Display space is limited, so potential sponsors are encouraged to contact Officer Spagnoletti as soon as possible.

Allegheny County Camp Cadet provides boys and girls, ages 12 through 14, with a better understanding of law enforcement activities while living in an environment similar to a police academy. The free weeklong camp places emphasis on improving self-discipline and building self-esteem through teamwork and friendship. Pennsylvania State Police, Allegheny County Police, Allegheny County Sheriffs, and municipal police officers serve as counselors and instructors.

For additional information on the Cruise for Cadets Motorcycle Ride, contact Officer Mike Spagnoletti at 412-473-1322, or visit World Wide Web Icon Allegheny County Camp Cadet.

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