News Release

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Contact: Joy Sawyer, CHKD, (757) 668-7043


NORFOLK, VA. – The sixth annual Bobby Riggs Memorial Motorcycle Ride, sponsored by The Knights of Pythias and Friends, will be held on Sunday, July 10. The event, a Texas Hold’em Style Poker Run, will begin with registration starting at 8 a.m. at the Knights of Pythias Lodge #169, located at 3467 Azalea Garden Road in Norfolk. The first rider will leave at 9 a.m. and all riders will return by 1 p.m. The early registration fee is $9; day-of registration is $10; and the fee for additional riders is $7. The fee includes doughnuts and coffee, lunch, ride pins for the 200 riders, entertainment and awards. All funds raised will be donated to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters. For more information, call 857-4577. Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters is the only facility of its kind in Virginia, serving the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The not-for-profit hospital was founded in 1961 and provides care to nearly 160,000 children each year as inpatients and outpatients, addressing routine and complex illnesses, injuries and chronic conditions. The CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service Health Centers and satellite offices throughout its service region.