On Saturday, September 25, two of
Hill County’s finest community oriented organizations, Hill County Paw Pals and Hillsboro
Police Department Community Outreach Programs, have joined together to
launch their third annual “Waggin’ Trail Bike Ride”
(waggintrailbikeride.com). Five routes
are planned to meet the needs of avid cyclists to the casual rider which
include 66, 54, 40, 26, and 10 mile routes.
Registration ($15-$30) begins at 7:30pm with the help of Hillsboro Lions
Club and Hill County Boys and Girls Club.
Staggered starts will begin at 9:00am at 126 West Elm Street (Antique
Village) in Hillsboro, Texas. This
cycling event is in conjunction with Go Texan Cotton Pickin’ Fair and Roadside
America Elm Street Rod Run (car show) for a full day fun!
Required operating expense for this
event were needed for printed t-shirts, food and drinks, advertisement,
printing, and rest area portable lavatories.
These expenses were covered with valued sponsorships from our generous
community’s businesses. Our platinum
group of supporters (in alphabetical order) that provided $250 or equivalent
support include: Antique Village, Citizens National Bank, Christi Pevehouse’s
T-Shirts, Expressions Photography, HILCO Electric Cooperative, Hill Regional
Hospital, Hillsboro Lions Club, Hog Wild Graphics, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Road
ID, and Walmart. Our gold sponsors that
provided $100 or equivalent support include: Ace Hardware & Fleming Lumber
Company, Amanda L. Scarborough, DDS-Hill County Dental, Brookshire’s, Cain
Amusements, Days Inn, D. L. Williams Wood Products, First National Bank of
Central Texas, H-E-B, Hill County Dental, Hill County Insurance Agency,
Hometown Pride Car Care & Storage, Jim Hart’s Printing, Julie Siddons
Realty, Marshall & Marshall Funeral Home, R & R Health & Fitness
Center, Sims Moore Hill Gannon & Crain, Thunderbird Motel, Tipton International,
Tucker Lumber Company, and White Bluffers Motorcycle Club. Our silver group of supports that provided
$50 or equivalent support include: Citizens State Bank, Dwight Carmichael Law
Office, Hill County Title Company, Kaddatz Auctioneering & Farm Equipment
Sales, Patillo Brown & Hill, Paula Beers Texas Farm Bureau Insurance,
Polansky’s Body Shop, Town Hall Estates-Hillsboro, and Triple H Feed
Store. Area newspapers that continue
their support are: Hubbard City News, Reporter Newspaper, Paw Print Press, and
Whitney Lakelander. Our community also remains
grateful to Hill County law enforcement officials and area volunteer fire
departments for their support service in making this event safe and enjoyable.
This year’s event planning
committee (in alphabetical order) are: Detective Israel Abrego (HPD), Chief
Tony Cain (HPD), Vivian Caldwell (HCBGC), Lana Crow (HCPP), Barbara Diltz
(HCPP), Dana Fuchs (HCPP), Mike Hendricks (HCPP),Carol Knight (HCPP), John
Knight (HCPP), Warren Smith (HCPP), and Greg Solomon (HCC).