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The Rome Chapter of the Southern Cruisers (Motorcycle) Riding Club will be Cruisin’ for St. Jude from Rome on Saturday, Sept. 14.

The 61-mile ride will begin and end at Easy Living Yamaha/Polaris, 3120 Martha Berry Highway. The route goes up Old Dalton Road through The Pocket to Villanow, then back through Chattooga County’s Little Egypt Valley to Gore, and US 27 back to Armuchee.

In addition to the ride, there will be a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle door prizes and live music, along with food and drinks available for purchase with all proceeds going to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

According to Jon Benson, St. Jude’s is the primary beneficiary of Southern Cruisers riding clubs around the country. The motorcycle enthusiasts have contributed more than $18 million to the hospital over the past two decades.

Registration starts at 9 a.m. on the day of the ride with kick stands up at 11 a.m.