The 11th Annual Debbie Gabel Memorial Cancer Ride is scheduled for Saturday, July 27, in Valley City, North Dakota. The ride starts and ends at the Eagles Club at 345 12th Ave. NE. Registration is open from 9-11 a.m. Kickstands are up at noon, rain or shine.
The event founder, Rocky Gabel, holds the event in memory of his wife, Debbie, whom he lost to ovarian cancer in 2009. Hospice of the Red River Valley cared for Debbie. Proceeds from the event benefit local cancer patients and Hospice of the Red River Valley.
For more information or to pre-register for the ride, visit www.thunderingsaints.com. The cost is $20 per rider and $10 per co-pilot.
Thundering Saints Inc. is the non-profit organization that organizes the event to raise money to help individuals fighting cancer. The 2018 Gabel Ride raised $5,000 for Hospice of the Red River Valley.
The Thundering Saints also donated $5,000 to Hospice of the Red River Valley in December 2018, generated from charitable gaming proceeds in Valley City, North Dakota. The donations are used to provide compassionate end-of-life care to those in Valley City and the surrounding communities.