The Northwestern Regional Library sponsored the sixth annual Freeborne’s Ride for Readers on June 10. More than $10,000 was raised that will help purchase ebooks.
The host sponsor this year was Freeborne’s Eatery and Lodge in Laurel Springs who provided lunch for the riders. Music was provided by Bad Mountain Brew.
The winner of the 50/50 raffle was Heidi Kimbell; Ann Pryor of Huntersville won the best poker hand; and Don Lambiotte of the Charlotte area won the worst poker hand. All winners generously donated their winnings back to the Northwestern Regional Library.
The sponsors for the Ride for Readers included: Freeborne’s Eatery and Lodge, Tampco, Inc., Friends of the Elkin Public Library, Document Imaging Solutions, Friends of the Alleghany County Public Library, STE Powersports, First Citizens Bank, Friends of the Boonville Public Library, SouthData, Friends of the King Public Library, Friends of the Jonesville Public Library, the law office of Heather R. Klein, Moody Funeral Service, Inc., Brannock’s Service Center, Inc., Samet, Payne, Wood, Horton & Company, Leonard Aluminum Utility Buildings, Ann and Steve Yokeley, Rhythm on Main, Frank B. Cashwell, Airmont Florist, Brad Bedsaul, and Wolfe-Reese and Lynch.
Ebooks are available at no charge to anyone with a library card. For questions or to find out more, call a local library.