Bike MS, a two-day, supported ride with 30-, 75-, 100- and 150-mile options, will be Aug. 14 and 15.

Bike MS, a two-day, supported ride with 30-, 75-, 100- and 150-mile options, will be Aug. 14 and 15.

The ride, sponsored by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Ohio Buckeye Chapter, will begin in Middleburg Heights, Ohio and travel through the countryside to Sandusky, where a spaghetti dinner and evening activities will be offered. The riders return to Middleburg Heights on the second day.

All riders must raise at least $250 before the event to be eligible to participate.

As part of the rider rewards program for new riders, first-time Bike MS riders can register for the 2010 event for free before Aug. 1.

Register online using the coupon code NEWRIDER2010.

For more information, visit

A summer outdoor party for all Delaware County high school students will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, at Mingo Park in Delaware.

Bean bag toss, Frisbee games, food and an outdoor movie will be on the evening's agenda. The party's headquarters will be the three-season shelter next to the skate park.

The party is being hosted by the STAND UP Leadership Team, a youth organization formed by the Delaware General Health District and Helpline of Delaware and Morrow Counties to discourage the use of tobacco, alcohol, drugs and violence.

The STAND UP group also is supported by the Delaware Police Department, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Recovery and Prevention Resources, the Peace Collaborative and the Healthy Ohio program.

Mingo Park is at 500 E. Lincoln Ave., Delaware. For more information, call Katie Steinbrunner at (740) 203-2084 or e-mail

People In Need is encouraging Delaware's July Fourth parade-goers to bring nonperishable food items to the parade, which will start at 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 4.

PIN employees, board members and volunteers will walk the parade route with grocery carts to collect the donations.

Kevin Crowley, PIN's executive director, said in a news release that summer is a busy time for the food pantry.

School-age children who usually eat breakfast and/or lunch at school are home for the summer.

For information, call (740) 363-6284 or visit