The Tuscarawas United Addiction Motorcycle Challenge Ride and Addiction Awareness Rally are scheduled during the month of July in Dover and Newcomerstown, respectively.

The Motorcycle Challenge Ridge is scheduled for July 8 beginning at Dough Co. Doughnuts & Coffee, 801 Boulevard St. in Dover. Registration is from 9 to 10 a.m. with the last bike out for the 100-mile ride at 10:30 a.m.

The cost is $15 for single rider and $20 for couples. Each participant will receive a patch and shirt.

The ride will feature several "challenge stops" along the way. Complete the challenges to acquire tickets that can be used at the last stop to win some great door prizes. Additional tickets will be available for purchase.

The ride will end at Cy Young Memorial Park on North College Street in Newcomerstown at 4 p.m. There will be a cook-out, 50-50 drawing and games until the prize drawing. Winners need not be present to win and arrangements will be made to pick up prizes.

All proceeds will benefit the Tuscarawas County Anti-Drug Coalition/Tuscarawas United Rally.

In case of inclement weather, the ride will be canceled. If so, please consider making a donation to OhioGuideStone, 202 E. Bagley Road, Berea, OH 44017, and mark it ADC/Tuscarawas United Rally.

Contact Jodi Salvo, 330-440-7320, for additional information about the ride.

The Tuscarawas United Addiction Awareness Rally is planned for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 22 at the David Barber Civic Center, 1066 E. State St. in Newcomerstown.

The rally will feature live music, speakers, free food, information booths, a raffle, free T-shirts and a fun, family atmosphere.

Sponsorships are available at the following levels -- Diamond ($1,500), Platinum ($1,000), Gold ($500), Silver ($250) and Bronze ($150). Sponsorships are used to offset rally costs, purchase T-shirts to be distributed at the rally, purchase media advertisements raising awareness about the rally and the need for prevention support, and treatment and recovery services to promote a healthy, drug-free Tuscarawas County.

All proceeds from sponsorships go directly to the rally and donations are tax deductible.

Sponsorship checks should be made out to OhioGuidestone, 202 E Bagley Rd. Berea, OH, 44017, and marked ADC/Tuscarawas United Rally.

For more information contact Salvo, 330-260-3764 or