‘The Buddy Ride’ to honor fallen Councilman Buddy Amoroso

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The Buddy Ride, honoring Councilman Buddy Amoroso, will be raising money for LA Key Academy, a school for dyslexic children that was very dear to Buddy’s heart.  The ride will take place on June 29, 2019 at Pointe-Marie, located at 14200 River Road. This ride is open to families and serious cyclist, with two ride events.  You can choose a 10 mile ride or a 30 mile ride.


Cyclist can sign up on Facebook at “The Buddy Ride.” Packet pick up will be on Friday, June 28th at Louisiana Key Academy, located at 3172 Government Street, from 10 am – 6 pm.

Ride day packet pick up will be Saturday, June 29, 2019 at Pointe-Marie from 6:30 am – 7:15 am. The 30-mile ride will start at 7:30 am, the 10-mile ride start 8:00 am, and kids ride will be at 8:30 am

Riders will take off down River Road, cycle throughout downtown, pass the town square, and back down the River Road, for about 30 miles.

“Untimely passing of Dad/Buddy, we thought there’d be no better way to honor his memory, than with a community Bike ride.  He worked closely with Louisiana Key Academy, because of his childhood struggle with dyslexia; he wanted to see children with learning difficulties thrive.  The proceeds for The Buddy Ride will go to Louisiana Key Academy to help kids just like Dad/Buddy go on to great success,” says the Amoroso Family.

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