Great Prizes To Be Given Away Tomorrow, August 6, 2017 At The “Run For McGuire”

Stuffing of the “Rebecca Miller Farmer’s Insurance draw string Goodie Bags” this past Thursday.

(Beaver Falls, PA).  Everyone will be a winner at the annual “Run For McGuire – A Special Ride For Special People”, which is happening tomorrow, Sunday August 6, 2017.   The first 200 participants who sign up will receive free Goodie Bags, which are actually very nice draw string tote bags provided by Rebecca Miller Farmer’s Insurance,  containing great stuff including stickers from The Beaver County Abate Chapter, $2.50 coupon cards from The Brady’s Run Grill, pens from Cycle Motion and Hyatt Fennel, LLC,  neon green doo rags, sticky notes, glow in the dark cups and wristbands from McGuire Memorial,  discount flyers from Stone Creek Structures, among other things, including information about the ride and route directions.

Free coffee and coupons for free hash browns or small fries from the Beaver Falls McDonald’s will be available at registration to all participants.

Several large prizes will be given away in a ticket drawing style auction at the picnic celebration at Big Rock Park in New Brighton following the ride including a $25 dollar gift card from  Adella Dae Hair Salon in Brighton Township, a $50 gift card from Blocher Jewelers in Ellwood City,  A $30 gift card and spa product gift basket from Elements Salon and Day Spa in Chippewa, a Harley Davidson lighter, a “Handy Man Basket” with many tools and a $25 Home Depot gift card courtesy of Keith Cassidy,  A $25 Bed, Bath and Beyond gift card courtesy of Keith Cassidy,  two  different $50 dinner and movie gift cards courtesy of Keith Cassidy, two “Motorcycle Gear Baskets” from Mac’s Motorcycles in Ellwood City, Two “Harley Gear and Gift Card Baskets” from McMahon’s Cycle Sales in Beaver Falls,  a “Pittsburgh Pirates Basket” created and provided by Rita Swesey, a “Harley Davidson Basket” created by Rita Swesey on behalf of the Rochester-Beaver Lions Club, a Texas Roadhouse basket from the Texas Roadhouse in Monaca and a pair of Kennywood tickets from WBVP and WMBA!

In the past three years, over $8,000 has been raised from net net proceeds from the Run For McGuire charity motorcycle ride to support the ongoing mission of caring for “God’s Entrusted Treasures” at McGuire Memorial.  This year’s ride is $15 per driver and $10 per passenger and includes a celebration picnic afterwards in Big Rock Park in New Brighton provided by Texas Road House in Monaca.  Registration forms will be available starting at 9 A.M. tomorrow  at WBVP-WMBA, 1316 7th Avenue in Beaver Falls, and  can also be downloaded and printed here.

2016 visit with “James” at McGuire Memorial.

The route for this year’s ride was designed by committee member John Harvey.  It is a 62  mile trek that travels through Lawrence and Beaver Counties, starting at WBVP-WMBA in Beaver Falls and ending at Big Rock Park in New Brighton. The ride will enjoy a police escort provided by motorcycle patrolman Jim Siget from The Beaver Falls Police Department. The Beaver Falls Street Department will also assist in blocking off one lane of Seventh Avenue near the registration to assist in staging the ride.  The ride will stop at McGuire Memorial on route 65 in Daugherty township for a water break and brief visit with the residents along the way.

Opening Ceremonies will begin at 10:30 A.M.  at the registration site  featuring a “Blessing of the Bikes” performed by Father Michael Greb from McGuire Memorial, comments from Beaver County Commissioner Dan Camp,  State Representatives Aaron Berstine and Jim Marshall and Lead Bike driver Brad Bailey will also go over details of the ride during the program.  Following the ceremony, the Ride will depart at 11 A.M.

2017 “Run for McGuire – A  Special Ride for Special People” sponsors  include:


American Legion Riders Post 474A.V.V.A. Chapter 862Beaver Falls McDonald’s, Beaver Falls Police Association, Cycle MotionDarlington CycleDouble J’s SaloonFischer’s New Brighton FoodlandHyatt-Fennell, LLC, Marbull’s Restaurant and TavernMazzant Painting and Disaster Restoration McMahon’s Cycle Sales,  Penstan Supply, R.A.K. EnterprisesRichner’s Auto CoachRochester-Beaver Lions ClubRochester Turners,  S.B.M. Electronics, Skerlec ContractingThe Spanos Group of Raymond James Financial and Texas Road House in Monaca.

Broadcast coverage sponsors include Beaver Valley Auto Mall and Stone Creek Structures.

Front – Mark Peterson. 2nd row: Richard Kosten, Frank Sparks and Keith Cassidy. 3rd Row: Judie Minteer, Marjorie Terracio, Rebecca Miller, Cindy Hornfeck, Luanne Guzzetti and Joe Walrond. 4th Row: Charlie Tritt, Art Terracio, Don Weckley and Mitch Miller.

The 2017 “Run For McGuire Committee” including Art and Marjorie Terracio, Brad Bailey, Charles Tritt, Chuck Quinn, Cindy Hornfeck, Don and Judie Minteer, Don Weckerley, John DeLuca, Jacob Tate, Joe Walrond, John Harvey,  Joyce Lewis-Andrews,  Ken and Lori Barto, Luanne Guzzetti, Mark Peterson, Rebecca and Mitch Miller, Richard Kosten,  Rita Swesey, Sherm Hostetter and Tim Capps thank you for your support and participation!