Janet Desmarais | BDN

LEWISTON — The Maine International Pageants, owned and directed by Janet Desmarais teams up in support of the 2nd Annual Roger’s Ride for Hope. Roger’s Ride will be held Saturday September 22nd, 2018. The Ride is not just for motorcycles it has a bit for everyone all for a great cause. If you are riding it will cost $20 for the rider and $10.00 for passenger with registration starting at the Market Place Mall located at 675 Main Street Lewiston from  9:30 through 11:00 am. As the Riders take route in memory of Roger Laganiere who earned his angel wings on October 26th 2016 all the non riders can join in the fun at Mechanic Falls Vineyard Church located at 90 Lewiston St, Mechanic Falls from 1:00-4:00. There will be Food, Music and lots of items to Raffle off with no charge however all donations are accepted. All proceeds will go donated to the Pathway Community Center and the Mechanic Falls Vineyard Church Back Pack Program. Both programs help those in needs to help feed the communities.

Janet shares “Sometimes we forget those who have left the world as time goes by and events like this helps us to remember not only the person the ride is for but for all those who have left our lives to soon” but you also have the opportunity to give back. With big hopes for a great turnout they will have several of the pageant systems contestants join in to greet, volunteer and help donate from the  projects they have been working on. Janet believes “Lives get busy, work, family, just life and we don’t always have the chance to stop and give back. What a great opportunity to stop, give back and have your heart happy with memories of loved ones”

Any further information needed for this event, please contact Rick Bellisle 207-402-1607