Saturday, May 3, 2008

Grayslake Officials Cancel Bike Show Event Due To Public Safety Concerns

The following press release was issued by the Village of Grayslake in Illinois on Friday evening regarding an event held by Austin's Saloon that was to receive an anticipated 40,000 attendees from around the country.

"Based upon law enforcement information obtained today, Grayslake officials have cancelled the permit for the Ironhorse Bike Show event that was to be held Sunday, May 4th at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

Based upon the information obtained, the Grayslake Police Department became concerned about circumstances which threaten the health and public safety of those attending the event and the people of Grayslake. In light of this new information, Grayslake officials felt that adequate protection could not be maintained and the cancelling of the permit for the event was in the best interests of the health and safety of the public."

Comments, questions, and concerns can be directed to Mayor Timothy Perry, 847-223-8515.

No comments: