Special Olympic Athletes and Dream Riders attend a reception and presentation at the Valley Forge Sheraton Hotel
1. Dozens of motorcyclists in the middle of the eight-state Dream Ride 2019 stopped at the Valley Forge Sheraton Hotel to greet Special Olympics athletes on Thursday afternoon, August 22, 2019. The bikers gave the young athletes encouragement to keep pursuing their sports. 6ABC’s Katie Katro emceed the event.The Dream Ride began in Palm Beach, Florida and ends in Farmington, Connecticut. Two German Shepherd Police Dogs were given to the Radnor and Lower Merion police departments during the Dream Riders reception at the Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel reception. Michael Bozzuto, the founder of The Hometown Foundation and Dream Ride made the presentation.It was a “surprise” to the crowd and to the police!
2. A huge crowd gathered to welcome the Dream Riders to the event. Teresa AlekseJczykl, Ricky Assad, Darlene Brown and Mike Kurtz were among them.
6. Peter “Cuddles” Benoit, Kody Miller, Justin Brooks and John DelNero were among the Dream Riders taking part in the Special Olympics presentation.
7. Dream Riders Jesse O’Brien, Jacky Bungert, Greg Kobol, Michael Kaplan and Dave Meade paused for a photo outsie the Valley Forge Sheraton Hotel.
8. Dream Riders Peter Balint, Ronnie Wood and Joe Richards arrived at the event.
11. Local Police Department members gathered for a photo during the presentation.