VIRGINIA BEACH — One group in Virginia Beach is raising awareness about epilepsy.
The Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia Hampton Roads is hosting a motorcycle bike ride to raise awareness about the disorder.
“Since ‘Epilepsy Heroes Day’ is March 26th [Friday], we’ve made the ‘Ride For Epilepsy Heroes Day’ on Saturday,” according to the event’s Facebook page.
The motorcycle ride starts in Virginia Beach and ends at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond.
The event is free and open to the public.
Riders who pay a $25 registration fee receive ‘Epilepsy Heroes’ t-shirt. Both “heroes and supporters” can also purchase tickets for the event however the t-shirts are limited.
The Ride for Epilepsy Heroes Day event starts at the New Life Church parking lot, 1244 Thompkins Lane in Virginia Beach on Saturday, March 27 at 10 a.m.
The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. before the motorcyclists leave for the state capitol.
For more information, contact the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia Hampton Roads’ regional director of Virginia Lowell G. Evans at 757-226-8408 or 757-652-1729.
You can also check the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia Hampton Roads website or email email@example.com.