News Release

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Contact: Joy Vann, (757) 668-8566,

Knights of Pythias Hooters Motorcycle Ride to Benefit CHKD, July 9

NORFOLK, VA. – The 7th annual Knights of Pythias Hooters Motorcycle Ride, in memory of Bobby Riggs, and to benefit Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, will be held on Sunday, July 9. The ride will begin with registration from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Knights of Pythias Beach Lodge #169, located at 3467 Azalea Garden Road in Norfolk. The first rider will leave at 9 a.m. and all riders must arrive by noon at the Hooters restaurant located at 1160 North Military Highway. The registration fee is $15 for a single rider, with a $10 fee for an additional rider. The fee includes doughnuts and coffee, lunch at Hooters, ride pins for the first 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.

CHKD 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 approximately 162,000 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. The organization also includes a child care center, health education initiatives and a multitude of avenues through which our very generous community provides philanthropic support, including numerous Thrift Store locations.