Minneota Memorial Run set for Saturday; benefits food shelf

Minneota Memorial Run set for Saturday; benefits food shelf
The 19th Annual Minneota Memorial Run promoting motorcycle safety awareness, has been set for Saturday, August 15, 2020. Registration will be from 10:30 a.m. to Noon outside/behind City Hall Bar and Grill, Highway 68 in Minneota.
Proceeds will benefit Lyon County - Kitchen Table Food Shelf and Yellow Medicine County – Prairie Five Canby Area Food Shelf along with ABATE Buffalo Ridge Chapter. T-Shirts are being sold the day of the Run near the registration table. Proceeds of the t-shirt sales goes towards the 2021 Band.
Friends and family members of road and highway accident victims in the Southwest Minnesota area who want to keep their memories alive established this event. This event is not only for motorcycles, but all vehicles. After all, we all share the road.
The Run will be leaving Minneota at noon on Highway 68 with planned stops at the following: State Line Bar & Grill, Lake Cochran, SD; Ship’s Inn Bar & Grill, Castlewood, SD; Smokin’s on the Lake, west side of Lake Poinsett, SD; CC’s Bar & Grill, Volga, SD; Bushnell Garage, Bushnell, SD; then back to Minneota. Run is approximately 167 miles.
After the Run, everyone will meet behind City Hall Bar & Grill to share memories, stories, food, drink, music, prizes and have an overall good time. From 5:30 – 7 p.m., City Hall Bar & Grill will be serving a meal (Pulled Pork Sandwiches – meal is part of registration fee). Meal can also be purchased by the general public. Program at 6:30 p.m. and The Broken Oak will provide evening entertainment from 8 – midnight.
Per the Governor’s Executive Order 28-81, people when in Minnesota are required to wear a face covering in all indoor businesses. Workers are required to wear a face covering when working outdoors in situations where social distancing cannot be maintained. A face covering is encouraged for everyone when close interactions with others occur.
Social distancing and hand hygiene is greatly appreciated. Picnic tables will be 6’ apart with 4 people per table unless family than 6 people allowed.
A memorial plaque has been dedicated to our lost loved ones and hangs on the wall in the Minneota Community Center with their names inscribed.

If you have lost someone in a motor vehicle accident and are interested in having his/her name added to the plaque, or for more information on the Run, call Eriann Faris at 507-530-3573.

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Address: 201 N. Jefferson
Minneota, MN 56264

Phone:(507) 872-6492