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Benefit motorcycle ride to be held Saturday

By From staff reports
Published in News on May 27, 2014 1:46 PM

A benefit poker run will be held Saturday for Jerry Grimes of Mount Olive, a well-known member of the motorcycle community having worked with Fun Products Motorcycle Mall for nearly two decades.

Grimes, 68, has been diagnosed with a mysterious illness believed to be neurosarchoidosis -- a long-term disorder that affects the nervous system. He has been rendered unable to walk and has suffered complications requiring multiple hospital stays.

Registration for the benefit will be at 8 a.m. at Shelton's Harley Davidson of Goldsboro with stands up 9 a.m. The first stop will be at the Little Brown Jug, Smithfield; the second at Shelton's Harley Davidson of Smithfield; the third at Cycle Max of Wilson; and the final stop when the cards will be revealed at Fun Products of Goldsboro.

Entry fees are $20 for bikes or cars and $10 for passengers.

Prizes best hand, second place, third place, worst hand and most miles traveled. There will be a 50/50 drawing and cake auction as well.

Barbecue plates will be sold. The cost is $7 per plate.

Donations are welcome and checks should be made payable to Jerry Grimes Benefit and mailed to Tracy Grimes, 206 W. Tarheel Drive, Mount Olive, N.C. 28365.

For more information call or text 919-922-1106 or send email to tgrimes7@nc.rr.com.