Thousands of college students arrive in Lake Havasu City every year, taking advantage of the waves, beaches and Havasu’s hospitality.
They’re fraternity men on a mission, which is why they’re cycling across the southern part of the country at the hottest time of the year. They’re the participants in the 2017 Journey of Hope, and they’re riding to raise awareness of and funds for people with disabilities. They made two stops in the Parker area June 24 before setting off for Wickenburg early in the morning of June 25.
They’re all members of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity. The Journey of Hope is coordinated by The Ability Experience, the charitable wing of Pi Kappa Phi. Parker has been a regular stop on the Journey of Hope for several years now.