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‘A Ride for Hutch’ Scheduled for Friday

May 27th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The Cumberland Times-News reports a gathering and bike ride will be held Friday to honor downtown business owner Doug Hutchins, who died recently following a long illness. Hutchins, the owner of Cumberland Trail Connection at Canal Place, died May 13 at age 58. Hutchins, a U.S. Air Force veteran, was known for his passion for his friends and community. In addition to being an avid bicyclist and repair specialist, he helped prepare Thanksgiving meals for the under privileged, taught bike safety in the schools, visited City Council meetings to propose solutions to issues. One of his passions was seeing Canal Place thrive and expand- and when there were preliminary discussions a few years back about moving in a different direction- he was there for the fight…

The event, A Ride for Hutch, will be at 5 p.m. with riders and non-riders welcome. Anyone wishing to stop by is welcome with riders organizing relaxed rides on the trails or to Lake Gordon.