Amtran race event to raise funds for H.O.P.E. Drop

The second annual Amtran Adventurous Race to beneft H.O.P.E. Drop is set for June 28.

Members of the community will complete a mission by riding the bus throughout Altoona and its surrounding areas.

It’s a great opportunity to become familiar with the bus system and educate others on how to ride the bus. The event will be held rain or shine. Please register by May 25 to be guaranteed a T-shirt and free lunch after the race.

The day of the race registration begins at 8 a.m. June 28.The race starts at 8:45 a.m. Registration $15 per person for a two or three person team. The event includes an all-day bus pass provided by Amtran for people 18 years old and over.

To register, call 381-1087.

Sponsorships to the 501 non-profit organization are always needed and appreciated.

For the Amtran Race, you will be recognized according to your Sponsorship amount.

Call Tina at Blair Health Choices at 696-5680 ext. 201 or email her at aa@blairhealth for more information.

H.O.P.E. Drop, a 501 nonprofit organization, provides a place of refuge without stigma where people living with mental illness can come to relax and grow in their recovery.

It is a consumer run/consumer driven program to gather to socialize, support each other, share a meal, have a voice, relax and learn something new.