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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Eagle Riders Take Mental Health Message to Capitol


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From left, Elizabeth Meister, Janet Vath and Glenn Morrison present letters of support to Luke Bennetts. The letters were transported to the State Capitol.

Deliver the message, make sure lawmakers know there is a need. That is the message of the Eagle Riders and their ride to raise awareness for Children's Mental Health.

The Eagle Riders stopped in Sidney Thursday, May 21, on their way to the Nebraska State Capitol.

"[The Ride] started 13 years ago," said event coordinator Holly Stevens. "The mission of the ride is to carry the letters across the state to the capitol."

The ride focuses on the message that mental health is fundamental to overall health – a message shared by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Many of the motorcyclis...

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