Former Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt has been awarded inclusion to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.  The dedication is this May in Washington D.C.  An ATV Benefit Ride will be held on Saturday, April 18 at the Ohio County Fairgrounds at 1419 Fairgrounds Rd., Rising Sun, IN.  The proceeds will assist the Hewitt Family with travel expenses associated with the trip for the dedication.

Registration is from 9:30 am to noon and the ride will run from 12:15 to 4 pm.  The cost is $25 per unit and includes two meal tickets.  There will be a $10 charge with meal ticket included for each addtional rider.  Kids ages 12 and under are free.  Children under age 18 must abide by the Indiana ORV helmet laws.  There will also be event t-shirts and silent auction items.

Businesses, organizations and individuals who wish to sponsor the event, can contact Danielle McGee at 812-525-4671 and mail the donations to her attention at PO Box 34, Friendship, IN 47021.  A $250 Platinum Sponsorship includes your name on the front of the t-shirts and on the banner.  A $100 Gold Sponosrship includes your name on the back of the t-shirts and on the banner.  A $50 Silver Sponsorship includes your name on the banner only.

For additonal informaiton, you may also contact Donna Taylor-Hewitt at 812-592-3323 and Kevin Armstrong at 812-584-0941.