2016 Ride

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This Year’s Poem

The Witches of Delray 2016

by Jane Ratcliffe

It was five years ago on Halloween morn’
A small coven gathered to weather the storm

With their brooms all bedazzled in the dark spooky flair
That handful of witches took off to the air!

Giggling, cackling, casting spells of good deeds
Those wonderful witches, they planted the seeds.

And let me tell you, my friend, how those seeds of grown
Some 80 plus witches can brag that they’ve flown!

And you can fly too, just put on your hat,
Then grab your best broom.  It’s as easy as that!

For The Witches of Delray only fly once a year
And you don’t want to miss it, now trust me my dear!

And when we land in the square, our spells all but cast
Our work now completed, it’s always a blast!

So join us on that day, and all the days that will come
For we witches are busy! Our work’s NEVER done!

Bike Club to Provider Rider Support for This Year’s Ride

Greetings my pretties!

As our coven continues to grow every year, we have more fun but we also face new challenges with keeping the ride safe for us and our community.  Once again, we are very excited to announce the Delray Beach Bicycle Club’s will be providing rider support for this year’s ride! escort

If you’re not familiar with the Delray Beach Bicycle Club, they’re dedicated to helping the community develop the proper skills for bicycle safety and fitness. Together with Human Powered Delray, they share a goal to it make it safer, easier and more fun to walk and bike in Delray. The efforts of these groups include community bicycle safety education for both bicyclists and motorist, community bike rides, and working with local and regional officials to improve safe biking and pedestrian-friendly roadways and paths in Delray Beach.

The Witches of Delray represent our community and should do her proud by setting a stellar example of safe, responsible bicycling practices. This wonderful partnership will help ensure we do just that and have the safest and most fun flight yet!

Please take a moment to visit their web sites http://delraybeachbikeclub.com and http://humanpowereddelray.org to learn more about their missions and efforts. Consider joining or donating to help make Delray a safer community bicycling.

Thank you Patrick Halliday, Delray Beach Bike Club and Human Powered Delray for your tireless efforts for our community and your help and support with our 2016 Witch Ride!

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Last Year’s Contest Winners

Need some costume and bike inspiration, take a look at last year’s winners for the 2015 Best Broom, Best Costume and Best Witch Cackle…

2015 “Best Broom” Winner – Lynn Davanzo Korp

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2015 “Best Costume” Winner – Tara Mals

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Have you been planing your most spellbinding outfit yet? Check out WitchTara Mals winner of our 2015 Witches of Delray Best Costume award! Can’t wait to see what she conjures up this year!!

2015 “Best Cackle” Winner – Anita Holland

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Got a cackle that could raise the dead? We wanna hear it witches!!! Come out and compete against the stiffest cackle competition in the south! Check out Witch Anita Holland winner of our 2015 Witches of Delray Best Cackle award! She’s got a cackle that makes all her familiars cringe with delight! Can you beat it?

2016 Route

Hello Witches!

The 2016 Route is out! Position your “familiars” along the route for photos of our flight. Once again, we can thank the Delray Beach Bicycle Club and Human Powered Delray for their efforts in helping us plan the route and keep us safe while in flight.  This year’s route is six miles and features scenic beachfront A1A, Atlantic Avenue and Swinton Avenue so there is sure to be plenty of exposure and fun.  Tie your witch hats on and join us for the fun!

Click the image below to view the route image.

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Want to print the route?  Get a PDF HERE.

2016 Flyer is Ready

Greetings My Pretties!!!

It’s that time of year again and we are gearing up for our 2016 Witches of Delray bike ride to benefit the Achievement Center of Delray Beach. below is downloadable, printable flyer for you to print post and share to promote our annual Witch Ride for Charity as well as the Witches Brew kickoff fundraiser at Tim Finnegan’s Irish Pub. More details are coming soon so stay tuned! We will be announcing our route and start times for the ride in the next couple of weeks.

We are still gathering items/donations for our Witches Brew, so if you or someone you know has something you think would make a great donation please have them contact me Alpha Witch at alpha@witchesofdelray.org.

Have a wonderful week witches! We’ll chat soon!

Xo
Alpha

Download, print and share the flyer.

(click the flyer below for a full size PDF file)

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