A September motorcycle ride in the name of suicide prevention will begin at Heritage Harley-Davidson, 142 Manchester St. in Concord, and will end at the Manchester VA Medical Center, 718 Smyth Road in Manchester.
All proceeds will be donated to support the suicide prevention and awareness program of the Manchester VA Medical Center.
All are welcome to participate in the ride, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 14, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., with kick stands going up at 10 a.m. The cost is $20 per rider and $15 per passenger.
Those interested are asked to register online at www.americanvetsvmc.com. T-shirts will be given to the first 200 who sign up.
The ride is hosted by the VAMC and is sponsored by American Vets MC, a New Hampshire nonprofit.
At the VA, subject matter experts will be on hand. Bring your DD-214 if you are interested in VA enrollment.
Information will also be provided by American Vets MC, Military OneSource, Easterseals, the Red Cross, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, RuckUp, Clear Path for Veterans New England, Liberty House, Disabled American Veterans, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Patriot Guard Riders, Harbor Homes, Southern New Hampshire University and other groups.
No weapons, drugs or alcohol are permitted on the VA property.