The Detective John Falcone and Fire Fighter Tim Gunther Memorial Ride is coming up this Sunday, Sept. 9, at the Elk's Lodge on 29 Overocker Road in Poughkeepsie. Both Falcone and Gunther are Poughkeepsie Heroes who lost their lives in the line of duty. And they lived their lives protecting us.

Registration for Sunday's ride will be from 9 am - 11 am, and kickstands will go up at 11:30 am. The fee is $25 for riders, $10 for passengers and $15 for non-riders. The ride will be beautiful. Approximately 55 miles through Dutchess County. After the ride, there will be a barbecue at the Elk's Lodge with lots of food, live music from Lick the Toad, door prizes, and a 50/50 raffle.

The Detective John Falcone and Fire Fighter Tim Gunther Memorial Ride is rain or shine, but don't worry, the party will be held inside if need be. For more info contact Sgt. Joe Beck at (914)-522-0813, SCO Bill Shelzi at (845)-264-0949, or OP Eddie Craig at (845)-206-6284. The event is sponsored by The NYS Supreme Court Officer’s Association, The City of Poughkeepsie PBA, and The I.A.F.F. Local 596.

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