A three-hour motorcycle excursion Saturday, Oct. 15, sponsored by the Duluth Merchants Association will generate funds to light the Living Honorarium. Perpetual lighting for the monument has already been installed. The DMA hopes the Light Up the Living Honorarium Motorcycle Ride will raise $4,000 to pay for the lighting, according to DMA Vice President Jim Johnson.
The ride starts at with a pancake breakfast hosted by the Duluth Kiwanis.
Registration is scheduled from 7:30 to 9 a.m. with kickstands up at 9:30 a.m. The ride will end at 12:30 p.m. at the Living Honorarium on the . A downtown celebration will feature food vendors, entertainment, and prize drawings.
The cost to participate is $25 for riders and $15 for passengers including breakfast. Breakfast is available for $5 for non-riders. Collector T-shirts will be given out to the first 100 registrants.
The Living Honorarium, which honors active military, living veterans, police officers, firefighters, and emergency service providers, was dedicated by the city on Sept. 11, the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States.