Michelle Wagner, left, director of Child Nutrition for Bismarck Public Schools, stands with Steve Pletan, of Action Motor Sports in Mandan, middle, and Dave Allen, of KSSS Rock 101 radio, after receiving an $8,000 donation on Wednesday from the annual Ride and Dine event riders and other sponsors raised to ease the debt for the lunch program in Bismarck and Mandan Public Schools.
Hundreds of motorcycle riders turned up for a Ride and Dine event, which was held every other Thursday starting Memorial Day weekend through Sept. 8. Each person paid $10 for a 30- to 45-minute cruise out of town and back, plus a hot meal at Rock Point in Mandan.
“We thought, that’s a great idea, why don’t we do something like that because these kids, it’s not their fault. They get to go to school, and the last thing they should have to worry about is having a hot …