Farm Friends 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. They also host weddings, reunions and family gatherings.
For more information or to purchase an Open Roads ABATE Chapter Summer Run Book, call Linda at 630-552-3828 or Sally at 815-786-8171. A $10 donation is asked for each book, to be 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 included in the book, find new interests, and plan group outings. Most businesses are located from Route 47 to the Mississippi River and from Interstate 80 to the Wisconsin line.