Dr. Raymond Charette 'rides for a reason' — 5 notes

Written by Allison Sobczak | April 15, 2016 | Print  |

Raymond J. Charette, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Ky., will join 32 individuals across the country on the Ride for a Reason tour, according to SurfKY News.

Here are five notes:

 

1. The Ride for a Reason tour is an annual motorcycle fundraising challenge supporting multiple sclerosis.

 

2. The Multiple Sclerosis 5000 runs April 1 through May 20.

 

3. The fundraiser was started by endurance biker Paul Pelland, who was diagnosed in 2005 with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.

 

4. Dr. Charette will ride a minimum of 5,000 miles in 50 days across the country. He is also planning a motorcycle trip to Lexington, Ky., and Nashville, Tenn., as a part of his travel.

 

5. Dr. Charette earned his medical degree from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine in Canada.

 

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