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Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club to hold 15th Annual Hospice Ride in February

The Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club will hold their 15th annual Hospice Ride on Feb. 2-3. The snowmobile ride is open to the public, and there is no cost to participate.

Riders are asked to gather pledges to benefit Hospice of the Red River Valley. Register for the ride by contacting Tom McArthur at 218-935-5855 or

The roundtrip ride starts on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. at Pinehurst Resort in Naytahwaush, travels to Detroit Lakes for an overnight stay. Pizza will be provided by the club for dinner. Riders will leave for Naytahwaush on Sunday morning. Rooms are set aside at the Detroit Lakes Holiday Inn Lakefront; please call 218-444-7700 to make your reservation.

Over the past 14 years, participants have raised $103,639 for Hospice of the Red River Valley through the Hospice Ride, which covers a different area each year. The money raised helps provide medical, emotional, spiritual and grief support for Hospice patients and their families.

"We started the event as a way to remember Naytahwaush Nightriders members who have passed away while also supporting a local organization," said Tom McArthur, the event's organizer. "We hope riders from across the region will come out to participate in this fun and meaningful event again this year."

About the Naytahwaush Nightriders

For more than 40 years, the Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club has been working to promote and advance the sport of snowmobiling. The Naytahwaush Nightriders Snowmobile Club works with snowmobilers, resorts, businesses, government units and local landowners to develop, build and maintain a network of snowmobile trails for recreational use. The Naytahwaush Nightriders are proud to be affiliated with MnUSA (Minnesota United Snowmobiling Association).

About Hospice of the Red River Valley

Hospice of the Red River Valley is an independent, not-for-profit hospice serving more than 30 counties in North Dakota and Minnesota. Hospice care is intensive comfort care that alleviates pain and suffering, enhancing the quality of life for patients with life-limiting illnesses and their loved ones by addressing their medical, emotional, spiritual and grief needs. For more information, call toll free 800-237-4629, email or visit