This weekend is the Bears For Buddies Ride put on by the Blackhawk ABATE of Illinois. Admission to ride is just a single stuffed animal.

Sunday, May 21st at 12 0'clock noon is when the ride starts, bring a 8" to 12" stuffed animal to join in. The ride starts at Rock Island County Court House and ends at Illiniwek Park in Hampton where food and drink will be provided.

All stuffed animals will be donated to the Children's Therapy Center.