Motorcyclists deliver big check for CHOG

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The 13th annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride raised nearly $6,200 for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia on Saturday, March 21. About 150 motorcyclists participated in the fundraiser that has brought in about $75,000 since 2003 when organizer Mike Maddox started the event in memory of his granddaughter Kelsi Long. For more information, visit or


Sporting chrome, leather, and big hearts, nearly 150 motorcyclists and riders surrounded the circular driveway at Children’s Hospital of Georgia to deliver a big check to support the specialized pediatric care needs at the area’s only children’s hospital.
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Children’s Hospital of Georgia patient Milla Mooney gets some “high-fives” from a couple of riders during the 13th annual Kelsi Long Memorial Ride.



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Denise Parrish is Director of Communications for Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic at 706-721-9760 or

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