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Ithaca, New York – Get Your Motor Running! Save the date for the Ithaca Rotary Club’s third annual Rotary Rally on Sunday, July 10 at 1:00 pm. The FUNdraising rally begins at The Rink in Lansing and is a real blast! Bring the kids, the dog, and the neighbors – everyone is invited to join in this fun activity, rain or shine.

Participants will follow clues in their cars along 30 +/- miles of country roads in Tompkins County, answering riddles, taking pictures, and picking up scavenger hunt items along the way. The Rotary Rally will finish at about 4:30pm with the checkered flag at a “mystery” restaurant for prizes, drinks, and dinner (Dutch treat). Teams will be judged on a combination of time, mileage, number of correct clues, scavenger hunt items, and group photos. An additional prize will be awarded for team spirit, which may include costumes and/or best-decorated car. Minimum two people per team; no maximum – however many fit safely in the car are welcome!

The Rotary Rally begins at 1:00 at The Rink, 1767 East Shore Drive, Lansing. The registration desk opens at 1:00pm; all cars must be on the course by 2:00 when registration closes. Advance registration is encouraged but not required; walk-ins are welcome the day of the rally. Forms may be found at Cost is $20 per adult; $10 children 12 – 18; free 11 and younger. All proceeds benefit the Ithaca Rotary Club.

Sponsorships and donations of prizes are now being accepted from local businesses. For more information and to advance register, please contact Kelly Buck at 315-406-0791 or email or email Angela Sullivan at The registration form may also be found at Get YOUR motor running now for the third annual Rotary Rally!

The Rotary Club of Ithaca gathers every Wednesday at 12:15pm for luncheon meetings at Coltivare, 235 S. Cayuga Street. The public is welcome to attend and learn more about Rotary; cost is $15 at the door. Ithaca Rotary’s motto is “Service Above Self.” Membership is open to all community members who share in this belief; new members are accepted year-round.

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