Veterans Outreach Benefit Ride 2023

About The Benefit ride

This is the first annual Veterans Outreach Benefit Ride. All proceeds from this ride will go directly to benefit Veterans that live in Mississippi State owned Veterans Homes. The ride will be held on May 13, 2023 (weather permitting), and will begin at West Ellisville Baptist Church in Ellisville, MS and will end at Point Cadet in Biloxi, MS. We will be hosting a cookout at Point Cadet for all registered riders and passengers. We will have shrimp, hotdogs, sausages, hamburgers, chips, and drinks available to all registered ride participants. Keep scrolling for more information regarding the benefit ride and how to register for the event. Only wristbands for meals will be available to those who register after the deadline.

Ticket Prices

  • Single Motorcycle Driver: $50.00
  • Other Vehicle Driver: $50.00
  • Single Motorcycle/Other Vehicle Passengers: $15.00

Each Registration Includes

  • A Veterans Outreach T-shirt (You will indicate your size on the registration form)
  • A wristband that is needed for a meal at the rides endpoint (Point Cadet in Biloxi, MS)

Check-In Information

  • Check-in for the ride will be held at West Ellisville Baptist Church in the Fellowship Hall
  • Check-in will open at 7:00 a.m. and will close at 9:00 a.m.
  • All riders will start their engines at 9:45 a.m.
  • Wristband check will also be done at 9:45 a.m.
  • Kick stands up and departure at 10:00 a.m.

The Route

  • Starting Point: West Ellisville Baptist Church at 10:00 am (1108 B Ave. Ellisville, MS)
  • Take I 59 South from Church
  • Take Exit 59 to 98 East (Lucedale/Mobile Exit)
  • Take Hwy. 49 South (Camp Shelby/Gulfport Exit)
  • Take MS-67 to (D’lberville/Biloxi Exit)
  • Take 1A/90 East and go around the loop, try to merge into the left lane off the exit
  • Take a left on Myrtle Street
  • Take a right on 1st street
  • Arrive at Point Cadet in Biloxi (121 Cadet St. Biloxi, MS)

Event Opportunities

  • 50/50 Raffle
  • Gun Raffle
  • Door prizes
  • Patriotic Quilt Raffle
  • Tickets for all prizes can be purchased at the event.

Event Rules

  • All participants will be required to sign a waiver and agreement to comply with all event rules at the time of check-in the morning of the event.
  • Each participant will be required to wear a designated wristband during the event once they complete waiver & rules agreement.
  • Each driver will need to possess and present a valid (not expired) driver’s license at the event check-in in order to participate.
  • The consumption or presence of alcohol or any illegal drug/substances is NOT allowed at any point during this event.
  • Every event participant must comply with all local, state, and federal laws regarding vehicle operation & safety

Registration & Questions
To begin the registration process, click the register button below. Have questions about the event? No problem! We will be glad to answer any questions that you may have! Feel free to contact our President & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Don Hartness, at ‭(601) 817-3658‬, or our Vice President of the Board, Holly Scanlon, at (228) 424-1784‬.

Looking to sponsor this event?
Interested in sponsoring this benefit ride financially? We have dedicated a page to giving you important information regarding sponsorships for all Veterans Outreach Fundraising Events! Click the button below to view all information regarding sponsorships. Have questions regarding sponsorships? Feel free to contact our President & Chairman of the Board of Directors, Don Hartness, at ‭(601) 817-3658‬, or our Vice President of the Board, Holly Scanlon, at (228) 424-1784‬.