Monthly Archives: December 2013

Confederate Motorcycle Club donates $12,000 to Brighter Christmas Fund

ANDERSON COUNTY — The people who help make the annual Jack Hurley Anderson Toy Parade happen gave the Brighter Christmas Fund a big boost in its donations Saturday. Robert “Lil’ Man” Fagg and others with the Confederate Motorcycle Club went to the Independent Mail offices Saturday morning and presented board members of the holiday charity with a $12,000 check. The money was raised by several motorcycle clubs, businesses and churches to benefit the Brighter Christmas Fund. The single donation will help […]

Fallen firefighter Captain Donnie Jones remembered in new fundraiser

SHERWOOD, Ark. (KTHV) – A fallen Jacksonville firefighter was remembered Saturday. Captain Donnie Jones died last year while responding to a motorcycle accident. The Sons of Inferno Motorcycle Club and local vendors gathered on Saturday to raise money in his honor. “He was a wonderful man,” said his wife Betty Jones. “He was just one of a kind.” Former firefighter Michael Doyt came up with the idea for the fundraiser just three weeks ago. “Every day that I hear of […]

ABATE toys go to kids

Local ABATE of Colorado, District One motorcycle club members delivered toys for children at Caring Ministries, the Morgan Community College Magic of Christmas Tree and the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office Santa’s Golden Stars on Wednesday. They also took toys to the Caring Ministries in Yuma. They had collected some toys on their annual toy run in October, with 70 riders showing up to give at least one toy apiece for kids who are needy, said ABATE Secretary-Treasurer Caroline Cawley, a […]

Emerald Coast bikers net $15,000 after 34th Annual Toys 4 Tots Run

As per – The 34th Annual Toys 4 Tots Run raised an estimated $15,000 following the Nov. 17 event, organizers said. About 500 motorcyclists — bikers from the Sandollar Motorcycle Club, the Harley Owners Group, The Vietnam Vets/Legacy Vets and the Euro Knights, along with individual riders from Pensacola, Navarre and Mossy Head — participated in the event, which kicked off in Fort Walton Beach. After a 15-mile ride, which included a cruise past the Northwest Florida Regional Airport, […]