2009-10-25

Ride to Support United Way

For those who might be interested...
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The 1st Annual University System of Georgia State Charitable Contributions Motorcycle Ride Supporting the United Way Friday, November 6, 2009

The University System of Georgia State Charitable Contributions Committee is inviting all University System of
Georgia Faculty, Staff, and Friends to support the United Way by being part of the USG State Charitable Contributions
Motorcycle Ride. This is a weekday ride that will take place rain or shine!

Biker participants will leave from the Athens Office of Information & Instructional Technology Office (for directions
see http://www.usg.edu/oiit/directions) and ride to Unicoi State Park in Helen, Georgia.

Registration information is as follows:
NOTE: If we do not have the minimum of 30 bikes to register, the event will be canceled.

Registration Fee:
$20.00 per bike and $10.00 per co-rider (bike parking pass is included in the registration fee)

All participants will be required to sign a “Release, Waiver of Liability And Covenant Not To Sue” form the day of the ride
at bike registration check in.

To register, complete the form at
http://www.ciclt.net/sn/events/e_signup.aspx?ClientCode=bor&E_ID=500249&RegType=ATT

or
http://tinyurl.com/yhkbreu

Door Prizes:
Each registrant will receive a raffle ticket (at registration check in) that will enter them to win prizes that include
(Zune 8mg, 13.0 oz can of Plexus Cleaner Protectant Polish (bike cleaner), $10.00 Apple iTunes Card, $50.00 Home Depot Gift Card, $25.00 Outback Steak House Gift Card, $25.00 Shell Gas Gift Card). The drawing for prizes will be held at the end of the ride. YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN!

Tee-Shirt:
Registrants can order a commemorative T-shirt for this event for $10.00. Shirts will be distributed the day of the ride at
registration check in. Additional T-shirts will be sold on- site at registration while supplies last.

All fees (for registration and T-shirts) must be paid in advance, by Friday, October 30, 2009, or registration will be
considered void. Please print a copy of the invoice and mail it with a check or money order made out to State Charities
Fund and mail it to the following address:

Board of Regents/OIIT
2500 Daniells Bridge Road
Building #300
Athens, GA 30606
Attn: George Bond, SSC Ride

**** ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO THE UNITED WAY OF NORTHEAST GEORGIA ****

Participants may request a receipt for their donation for tax purposes. The United Way will generate and mail these
receipts.

Lunch:
Lunch will be on your own. Unicoi State Lodge serves a daily buffet http://www.usg.edu/charity/events/Unicoi_restaurant_menu.pdf for $11.30 per person. To help them determine a headcount for serving lunch that day, we are asking participants to let us know when they register if they plan to each lunch at the lodge.

Bike Registration Check In:
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. the morning of November 6th, planned departure at 9:30 a.m.

Bike Route:
LEAVE FROM:
Office of Information & Instructional Technology
2500 Daniells Bridge Road, Building #300
Athens, GA 30606

1: Start out going WEST on DANIELLS BRIDGE RD toward MARS
HILL RD/OCONEE CONN. 0.2 mi
2: Turn RIGHT onto OCONEE CONN. 0.3 mi
3: Turn RIGHT onto US-29 N/US-78 E/GA-316 E/GA-8
E/UNIVERSITY PKWY.
Continue to follow GA-316 E/UNIVERSITY PKWY. 1.0 mi
4: Take the GA-10-LOOP N ramp. 0.1 mi
5: Merge onto PAUL BROUN PKWY. 8.1 mi
6: Take the US-441 N exit, EXIT 12, toward COMMERCE.
0.1 mi
7: Turn LEFT onto US-441 N/COMMERCE RD/GA-15 N. Continue
to follow US-441 N/GA-15 N. 41.8 mi
8: Merge onto US-23 N/US-441 N/TOMMY IRVIN PKWY/GA-15
N/GA-365 N. 1.2 mi
9: Take the US-441-BR HISTORIC/GA-105 exit toward GA-385
N/CLARKESVILLE/DEMOREST/HELEN. 0.4 mi
10: Turn LEFT onto US-441 BR/GA-105. 0.7 mi
11: Turn LEFT onto CANNON BRIDGE RD SW/GA-105. Continue to
follow GA-105. 8.5 mi
12: Turn LEFT onto GA-17/UNICOI TURNPIKE. 8.1 mi
13: Turn RIGHT onto GA-17/GA-75/UNICOI TURNPIKE. 2.9 mi
14: Turn RIGHT onto GA-356. 1.4 mi
15: GA-356. Unicoi State Park: Ga-356GA 30571 0.0 mi

END AT:
Unicoi State Park - The Beach House Area
Helen, GA 30545

Total Travel Estimates: 1 hour 32 minutes/75 miles

Accommodations:
Participants needing overnight accommodations in Athens prior to the 6th, please see the following URL:
http://hotel-guides.us/georgia/athens-ga-hotels.html

Questions:
All questions should be directed to Karen Scoville at Karen.scoville@usg.edu or by phone at 706.583.2017.

Thank you in advance for your participation in this event!

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