Shelton bicycle ride to benefit nonprofit agency

The second annual Pedal for PCRC fund-raising bicycle ride will take place Sunday, May 19, beginning and ending in Shelton.

Cyclists can participate in 15-, 30- or 62-mile rides to raise funds for the Lower Naugatuck Valley Parent Child Resource Center. They will leave from the PerkinElmer office on Bridgeport Avenue.

The selected routes were chosen to be scenic and interesting, matching all levels of cycling experience. There will be stocked rest stops along the way, as well as support vehicles and sweepers on the route.

An after-party will feature music, food and refreshments.

Register as an individual or team member

People can register to bicycle as individuals or teams, and also serve as sponsors or volunteers, by going to PedalFor or calling 203-954-0543. Minimum fund-raising goal; is $250, plus a $25 registration fee.

The PCRC, based in Derby, provides mental and behavior health services to families and children in Shelton and the rest of the Valley.

Main event sponsors are PerkinElmer, S&S Ned Miller Agency and Fletcher Thompson.