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Two Saturday events planned to help sick Huntington child

Jun. 08, 2013 @ 06:53 AM

HUNTINGTON — Smash that piggy bank kids, you can take some coin and your bike and help out a fellow kid who’s been stricken with a tough disease.

On Saturday, June 8 there will be two events for Avery Patterson to help the Patterson family defray medical costs associated with the treatment Avery received for his second bout of Guillain–Barré syndrome at a hospital in Columbus, Ohio with doctors who have expertise in treating this rare and vexing affliction.

A pancake breakfast will run 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 8 at  Our Lady Of Fatima at 545 Norway Ave.,Huntington. Tickets are $5 each and can be purchased in advance or they can be purchased onsite on the day event.

At 12:30 p.m., cyclists will meet up at the Ritter Park fountain for a one-hour ride that will begin behind the Ritter Park fountain. Riders are asked to bring the forms and any collected donations to Ritter Park on the day of the ride.

 Breakfast tickets, sponsor sheets and raffle tickets (for a new Canondale 21-speed bike donated by Huntington Cycle and Sport), and sponsor sheets are available in advance at:

Julian’s Market, 1049 12th St., Huntington,  Marshall University, Smith Hall 160, Jaye Ike, College of Fine Arts, Special Projects Coordinator, 304-696-3296 and at the Cabell Huntington Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, 210 11th St., Huntington.