Detective Jason Weiland of the Everest Metro Police Department (Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Justice)

WAUSAU — The third annual Jay’s Ride, a charity fundraiser in honor of Detective Jason Weiland, who was killed in the line of duty in March 2017, will be held Sept. 14.

All proceeds will go to one of two charitable causes: the Weiland Criminal Justice Scholarship at North Central Technical College, part of the NTC Foundation, and Crossroads K9s for Cops, a local nonprofit that trains police dogs.

The mission of Jay’s Ride is to support the local community through its support of law enforcement. In the first two years of the event, the fundraiser donated nearly $20,000 to law enforcement-related charities.

If you go

The bike ride will start at 1:30 p.m. at Dale’s Weston Lanes, 5902 Schofield Ave. in Weston. A new event, a 5K run/walk will be held at 5 p.m. Walk-around magic by James David will be held at 6 p.m. and River Phoenix performs from 8 p.m. to midnight.

The event is open to all ages and abilities and children 9 years of age and younger can participate for free.

Online registration for the event is available on the website,, now through Sept. 12.

More information about the event is available at or on Facebook at