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Summer Run Book offers bonus stops, including Farm Friends

Pictured is Steve Gaw (center), Open Roads ABATE Chapter member, his two grandchildren Ava and Stevie, and Cliff Oleson (left), who is getting his book stamped.
Pictured is Steve Gaw (center), Open Roads ABATE Chapter member, his two grandchildren Ava and Stevie, and Cliff Oleson (left), who is getting his book stamped.

Farm Friends, located at 45W134 Raymond Road in Big Rock, is a bonus stop in the Open Roads ABATE Chapter Summer Run Book.

Farm Friends assists individuals with special challenges and their families by providing suitable workshops, enjoyable recreational activities and therapeutic programs for people with unique needs in a peaceful, rural farm setting.

As a bonus stop, getting your book stamped and having at least 40 stops stamped by Sept. 30 makes you eligible for the cash drawings on Oct. 7. Future dates to get books stamped at Farm Friends are July 9 and Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Open Roads ABATE Chapter Summer Run Books can be obtained by calling Linda at 630-552-3828 or Sally at 815-786-8171.

The $10 donation for each book is applied to safety and education within the ABATE chapter and for cash prizes on Oct. 7.

The objectives of the book run are for people to ride or drive to the businesses listed in the book, find new interests, plan group outings and support the businesses. Most businesses are located from Route 47 to the Mississippi River and from I-80 to the Wisconsin line.

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