The Carolina Brotherhood ride covering 700 miles to honor 6 fallen police officers from North and South Carolina will be riding through Asheville this Friday, August 16, 2013. This year’s 27 bicycle riders, including 6 from the Asheville Fire Department, will stop for a quick refueling break at the downtown station, at 100 Court Plaza, around 9:15 a.m. on Friday before hitting the road to their final destination of Boone, NC.
For more information regarding the ride, to buy a t-shirt or to make a donation please go to http://carolinabrotherhood.com/. You can also follow their trip on the Carolina Brotherhood Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Carolina-Brotherhood-Honoring-The-Fallen-Their-Families/301953569839932.
Media and citizens are encouraged to come out and show their support.
For information about last year's ride, go to http://coablog.ashevillenc.gov/2012/08/honoring-afd-capt-jeff-bowen-one-year-later/.