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Yaffe, Perewitz named grand marshals of Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for Children

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Camp Boggy Creek proudly announces the grand marshals of the 21st Annual Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for Children will be award-winning bike builder, Paul Yaffe; Jody Perewitz, the fastest woman on two wheels; and Frank Scott, Central Florida radio personality. This weekend event will be held on October 3-4 and the presenting sponsor is Hamlin & Associates.

All funds raised will benefit Camp Boggy Creek, serving children with serious illnesses and their families by making it possible for them to experience the adventure of camp in an environment capable of meeting their medical needs, at no cost to their families.

Paul Yaffe is founder of Paul Yaffe Originals and Paul Yaffe’s Bagger Nation. He is one of the most innovative custom motorcycle builders in the country and has won numerous awards at major custom shows throughout the world. He most recently starred in the television show “Biker Battleground Phoenix" on the History Channel as well as the Discovery Channel’s “The Great Biker Build Off.”

Jody Perewitz has become one of the most recognizable women in the motorcycle industry today. Jody has paved her own way into history by becoming the first woman to ever jockey an American V-Twin powered motorcycle into the record books at well over 200 MPH. She is also in charge of marketing for the nationally known Perewitz Cycle Fabrication of Halifax, Massachusetts, makers of award-winning customs.

Frank Scott, Central Florida radio personality, will also be a Grand Marshal for the Ride for Children. Frank, co-host of “The Frank and Tracy Show” and program director for WROD 104.7 in Daytona Beach, Florida, has been a longtime supporter of Camp Boggy Creek and has served as grand marshal for the Ride for Children for many years.

On Saturday night, October 3, The “Bluegrass, Blue Jeans and BBQ” gala will be hosted at Destination Daytona. This year, Gib Dannehower will be inducted into the Bruce Rossmeyer Hall of Fame for his outstanding commitment to the Ride for Children and Camp Boggy Creek. Attendees will enjoy delicious BBQ and toe-tapping bluegrass music the night before the Ride. On Sunday, over 600 motorcycle riders will be led by the grand marshals as they take a “no feet down” police escorted ride from Destination Daytona in Ormond Beach to Camp Boggy Creek in Eustis. Once there, riders will enjoy a complimentary lunch provided by Outback Steakhouse, music, silent and live auctions and an opportunity to meet Camp Boggy Creek campers and their families.

Mandy Rossmeyer Campbell, daughter of the late Bruce Rossmeyer stated, “My family and I are looking forward to another successful Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for Children on October 4! My dad loved Camp Boggy Creek and this ride meant so much to him. Please join us and help raise funds for the kids at Camp Boggy Creek!”

To date, other sponsors for this year’s event include Daytona Harley Davidson, Outback Steakhouse, White’s Site Development, JM & A Group and S.R. Perrott.

For more information about being a sponsor or to register for the Ride, please visit http://www.rideforchildren.com or contact Jessica Shefferman at jshefferman@campboggycreek.org.

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