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Motorcycle ride, auction and barbeque to benefit POW families, Idaho veterans home

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The 16th annual Sweet Home Ride/Auction and BBQ will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 24. The ride begins in Caldwell and ends at the Triangle Restaurant in Sweet, Idaho. (Courtesy of Pixabay)

Idahoans are welcome to attend a motorcycle ride, auction, raffle and barbecue on April 24 that benefits the National League of POW/MIA Families and Boise’s Idaho State Veterans Home, according to a press release.

The 16th annual Sweet Home Ride/Auction and BBQ will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants are encouraged to meet at Cruisin’ Biker Wear, 418 Cleveland Blvd. in Caldwell, at 9 a.m. before the ride takes off at 10:30 a.m. to the Triangle Restaurant, 8770 State Highway 52 in Sweet, Idaho.

The ride, which is open to all types of vehicles, is sponsored by the Boise Valley POW/MIA Corp. The barbeque and auction will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event also features live music.

For information, go to www.bvpowmia.org or visit the Boise Valley POW/MIA Corp’s Facebook page.

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