Mt. Vernon Register-News


June 10, 2014

Bicyclist rides across the country for a good cause

Lerma hopes trip will raise money for the Boy Scouts

MT. VERNON — — Rick Lerma of Charlotte, N.C., is bicycling from Lake Michigan to the Gulf of Mexico to help raise money for the Boy Scouts of America. He stopped in Mt. Vernon Sunday to visit with his brother.

Lerma's trip will cover roughly 900 miles. He has set up a Facebook page with a link to the Boy Scouts of America donation website. The page is at

The journey began June 6 and Lerma expects to be finished this Saturday.

Find out more Wednesday on this site or in the print edition of the Register-News.

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