08/03/14 269 W - + 7 - 3 Carolina Brotherhood Rides From Raleigh on Tuesday

The Carolina Brotherhood departs on Tuesday for their annual memorial bicycle ride. This year they're leaving from Raleigh, from Station 1 on Dawson Street, and across from the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Memorial at Nash Square. They'll depart at 8:00 a.m. The firefighter and police officers will be riding to honor ten responders from North and South Carolina who died in the line of duty last year:

This year, they're riding to Charleston. The five-day trip will cover some 500 miles. They've planned overnight stops in Fayetteville, Wilmington, Loris (SC), and Lake City (SC).

On Monday night, there's a send-off at Crank Arm Brewing Company at 319 W. Davie Street in Raleigh. Starts at 6:00 p.m. Riders from Asheville, Charlotte, Charleston, Columbia, Raleigh, and Wilmington will be present. Wake & District Pipes & Drums will perform at 7:00 p.m.

They'll have t-shirts for sale. Plus ten percent of all sales at the brewery will be donated to the Carolina Brotherhood. Learn more on this Facebook event page.

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