Otto Schiberl Memorial Ride

Scene from last year’s Memorial Ride.

To Benefit The Boys and Girls Club Along The Allegheny

Now in its 7th year, the annual Otto Schiberl Memorial Ride will kick off this weekend in Emlenton on Saturday, June 6th at Otto’s Tavern on River Avenue in Emlenton. The memorial ride is in memory of the late Otto Schiberl who founded Otto’s Tavern in 1968.

Registration the day of the Memorial Ride will be at Otto’s Tavern on River Avenue in Emlenton from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM. with Otto’s new breakfast tacos available as well as free coffee and donuts. Last bike should be out by 10:30 AM. Pre-registration is also going on now at Otto’s Tavern. A free Otto’s Tavern Memorial Ride t-shirt is being given to those who register prior to the day of the ride.

Cost for the ride is $20 for a single rider or $30 for a double. Don’t have a bike? Jump in your car and ride along for $20 a car and $10 per passenger. A pig roast dinner is included in the price in addition to a chance to win for best and worst hand. If you choose, you may also stop in to purchase just the pig roast meal for a $5.00 donation to the Boys and Girls Club.

Come enjoy a nice scenic ride through the Allegheny National Forest. Stops include: The Knotty Pines – Leeper; Ray’s Hot Spot – Marienville; The Blue Jay – Rt. 666; Cougar Bob’s – Rt. 666 and The Seldom Inn – Fryburg.

The final stop will be back at Otto’s Tavern with DJ Scott beginning at 5:00 PM and the Pig Roast at 6:00 PM. The event will also feature raffles provided by the Boys and Girls Club Along the Allegheny. The large raffle has over 70 baskets/items including dinner certificates, a 10x10 canopy, tent, handmade items, Pirate tickets, and much more. Featured raffles include a 50" flat screen TV and a Clearwater 8’6"Kayak with aluminum paddle and life jacket.

Each year the ride raises money for the Boys and Girls Club Along The Allegheny of Emlenton. Nearly $15,000 has been raised over the last several years.

The purpose of the Boys and Girls Club youth development strategy is to provide programs and services to better enhance an individual youth’s personal sense of; Usefulness, Competency, Belonging and Influence. As a result, members develop meaningful life roles and interests in family, school, community and work settings.

The club is guided by a Board of Directors and run by an Executive Director. The club also utilizes the skills and leadership of Americorps Volunteers from Knox and the surrounding areas.

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