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FCSO ride set for Sunday
Fundraiser in honor of late deputy
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Forsyth County News
The public is invited to participate in a motorcycle ride Sunday to benefit the Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Homes.

The ride, which is a poker/dice run, is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m., rain or shine, at Biker’s Dream (click for map) on Hwy. 9.

The annual event is the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office’s eighth in honor of Sgt. David Land.

Land was killed in March 2003 when his sheriff’s motorcycle crashed on Hwy. 20 near Haw Creek Road while en route to an emergency call.

Registration costs $25 per bike, $10 for second hand and passengers ride free. Cash prizes will be given at 1 p.m. and the ride will end at Stars and Strikes in Cumming.

Gov. Sonny Perdue recently approved a bill that includes the naming of the Hwy. 20 bridge that crosses over Haw Creek in honor of Land’s service.

The bill was the culmination of several resolutions, including those from Cumming Republican Reps. Mark Hamilton and Tom Knox.

The resolutions also honored late Forsyth County Superior Court Judge Richard “Stan” Gault, for whom a portion of Hwy. 20 that passes over Ga. 400 was named last week.