***Media Advisory***

Senator Roberts announces details for 100-mile bicycle ride this Sunday to raise money and awareness for victims of flooding in Humphreys County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2021
CONTACT:  Darlene Schlicher 615-741-5336

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – State Senator Kerry Roberts (R-Springfield) announced today the final details for his 100-mile bicycle ride to raise money and awareness for victims of the deadly August flooding in Humphreys County. His ride will begin at the Robertson County Courthouse and end at the Humphreys County Courthouse in time for Halloween in Downtown Waverly.

“My goal is to use this ride to focus media attention back on the people and businesses of Humphreys County that are struggling in the aftermath of the devasting August flood,” said Sen. Roberts, who represents the county in Senate District 25.  “On Sunday, I hope to arrive in time for Waverly’s Halloween gathering on the Square. There will be trick-or-treating, storytelling, music, and restaurants open for dinner. I encourage people to come and support the local businesses.”

Ride Details

When: Sunday, October 31, 2021
Start: 9 am, Robertson County Courthouse, Springfield, TN
Finish: 5 pm, Humphreys County Courthouse, Waverly, TN

Special Note

The final 11 miles of the ride will follow the Trace Creek from McEwen to Waverly, where so much of the devastation occurred. Roberts will ride into Waverly on E. Main Street then loop around N. Cooley Ave, Highway 70, and N. Clydeton Road before returning on W. Main Street to the Courthouse in remembrance of the 20 children and adults who perished in the flood.

Estimated Arrival Times on the Route

Mileage

Early 

Late

Location/Landmark

         

0

9:00 AM

 

Robertson County Courthouse, 501 S Main Street, Springfield, TN

12

9:53 AM

9:57 AM

Pleasant View First Baptist Church, 2555 SR-49, Pleasant View, TN

22

10:37 AM

10:45 AM

Cheatham County Courthouse, 100 Court Street, Ashland City, TN

42

12:06 PM

12:21 PM

McDonalds, 2001 Hwy 47 N, White Bluff, TN

   

52

12:51 PM

1:09 PM

Cracker Barrel, 115 Gum Station Road, Dickson, TN

   

64

1:44 PM

2:07 PM

Love's Truck Stop, 2971 Hwy 48 S, Dickson, TN

   

87

3:26 PM

3:57 PM

McEwen City Hall, 9586 US-70, McEwen, TN

   

96

4:06 PM

4:40 PM

East Main Street/US-70, Waverly, TN

     

100

4:24 PM

5:00 PM

Humphreys County Courthouse, Waverly, TN

   

Day of Event Contacts

John Shorter 615-947-5830
Janet Batchelor 615-347-8960

Route Map

www.kerryroberts.com/waverly or https://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/4710062791

Official Humphreys County Tourism Website

www.visithumphreys.com (on-line donation link on home page along with links to other volunteer or donation resources)

Donations

On-line www.visithumphreys.com or mail to United Way of Humphreys County, Box 212, Waverly, TN 37185

More information on Roberts’ ride can be found at www.kerryroberts.com/news.

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Kerry Roberts

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Tennessee State Senator for Cheatham, Dickson, Hickman, Humphreys, and Robertson counties.