MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – April is Autism Awareness month. This weekend, you can ride a bicycle to help local families who have children on the autism spectrum. Janet Ward from Central Georgia Autism and John Cozart from Big Ring Racing stopped by Daybreak to tell us more about the “A Journey for Autism” ride.
Ward and Cozart said proceeds from the 100 mile century ride will provide scholarships for children on the autism spectrum and continued funding for CGA to raise awareness and provide resources for families.
Ava Bullard, the keepsake for Ava's Law which is the state autism insurance bill, will lead eht ride. Riders can choose to participate in a 33, 66, or 100 mile ride.
The ride is on Saturday, April 5 at Sand Beach Park on Lake Tobesofkee. Ride day registration begins at 7 a.m. Registration is $45. There is also a one mile fun ride for children and families at 9 a.m. There is not cost for that.
For more information visit www.journeyforautism.com