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

Allison Sobczak -   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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