Trail ride participants sought

BURNSIDE - The Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area and the Anthracite Trail Riders will sponsor a ride Sept. 13 at the Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area (AOAA) to benefit the Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger.

ATV, UTV, RTV, dirt bike and dual sport operators are invited to take part in a 25-plus mile trail ride.

Registration is from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., or participants can register online at events.geisinger.org. The ride will leave in organized groups. Cost is $20 charge for operators and passengers. Children under 18 pay $10.

There will be food and beverages, along with door prizes, raffles and more.

Funds raised will help provide pediatric equipment, programs and services at Janet Weis Children's Hospital and throughout Geisinger Health System.

For directions or more information, call the AOAA welcome center at 570-648-2626, Northumberland County Planning Department at 570-988-4220 or contact the Children's Miracle Network office at 1-800-322-5437 or go to visit www.anthraciteadventure.com.