UPDATED: First Lady Ann LePage to Address Participants of “Kick Stands Up 4 No Violence”

September 18, 2015

For immediate release: Friday, September 18, 2015 Contact: Lynn Harvey, Blaine House Director (207) 512-0280

AUGUSTA – Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage will speak about the importance of domestic violence awareness to a crowd of motorcycle riders on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1 p.m. in the State of Maine Cross Office Building’s parking lot in Augusta.

In collaboration with United Bikers of Maine, Kennebec and Somerset Counties, Family Violence Project will hold a two-county benefit motorcycle ride, Kick Stands Up 4 No Violence, to raise awareness about domestic violence.

“I’m honored to be a part of this benefit,” Mrs. LePage said. “We all have a part to play in changing the culture in which we live. We must stand up and speak out publicly against this abuse.”

Registration for the September 19th event is available at http://www.familyviolenceproject.org/ or on the day of the event at the following locations and times: 8:30 a.m. registration at Holly and Doug’s Diner in Norridgewock and 10:30 a.m. registration at T&B’s Tavern in Waterville.

The ride will travel throughout Somerset and Kennebec Counties, stopping in Augusta at noon and ending at Nick’s Waterstreet Grill in Gardiner.

This event is sponsored by Family Violence Project, United Bikers of Maine, Kennebec and Somerset chapters, MaineGeneral Health, and Premier Marketing Group.