Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Enjoy a scenic ride through Porter County and support wildlife rehabilitation at the inaugural Riding Wild motorcycle ride to benefit Humane Society Calumet Area’s Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (MRWRC) on August 6.

The ride begins at Harley-Davidson of Valparaiso, 1151 W US Hwy 30, Valparaiso, Ind. with registration beginning at 9 a.m., last bike out at 10:30 a.m. and last bike in at 2:30 p.m. The cost is $20 per bike or car and $5 for each additional rider. Participants can register on-site the day of the event.

Participants can collect a raffle ticket at each location and enter to win prizes at Harley-Davidson of Valparaiso after completing the ride. Stops along the route include Mark O’s Bar and Grill in Portage, Ind. and The Ville in Westville, Ind., plus stops in Beverly Shore and Michigan City to be announced.

In addition to raffle prizes, light refreshments will be available at Harley-Davidson of Valparaiso after the ride is completed.

Proceeds benefit the injured and orphaned wildlife cared for and rehabilitated by MRWRC.

To learn more about the event, contact MRWRC at 219.299.8027 or [email protected] For more information on MRWRC, visit

About Moraine Ridge Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
MRWRC was founded in 1997 by a group of wildlife rehabilitators and enthusiasts. Its primary mission is to rescue, rehabilitate and return orphaned and injured wildlife to the wild. In addition, the center provides educational opportunities for the community that promote informed and humane interaction with native wildlife. In 2014, MRWRC partnered with Humane Society Calumet Area, which allowed the center to substantially expand the scope of its mission and delivery of its services. In 2015, MRWRC admitted 1,075 injured and orphaned native wildlife.