Nov 16, 2012

Club will be collecting toys on the circle 11/25

GREENVILLE--The local Road Hogg Motorcycle Club will launch its’ annual Toys for Tikes Campaign Nov. 25, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., in downtown Greenville on the Circle.

Club members will be out on the circle rain or shine accepting new and very gently used toys. Cash donations will also be accepted for purchase of food and other items needed by families less fortunate.

Community members are reminded that the club will be and is encouraging everyone to stop by and assist them with this worthwhile project.

In an effort to help generate money for this project and to serve more families, Tailgaters will be raffling off a jagermeister dispenser for $5 a ticket. To purchase your raffle ticket stop by Tailgaters. All revenues will go to the club to help with purchasing food, clothing or extra toys.

This year the Road Hoggs have partnered with Big Brother Big Sisters of Shelby & Darke County. The agency will have an application process available for all families in need, not only in BBBS, but for the general public that need assistance this holiday season. The community is reminded that NOT all applications will be accepted or fulfilled. The process will based on need and availability of supplies. Community members are not to reach out to multiple agencies for help this holiday season. Anyone wishing to receive an application should contact the local Big Brothers Big Sisters office, 547-9622. The agency will have a strict application deadline of Monday, November 19 for those families needing assistance. Selected families will be notified Nov. 27 with a scheduled pick up date of Dec. 2, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m., at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office, 205 E. Fourth St., Greenville.

Individuals not able to drop off items on the scheduled date may contact Big Brothers Big Sisters to make other arrangements.

Steve Rifenberg and Tom Tomlinson, representing the Road Hogg Motorcycle Club, and Jennifer Bruns, Big Brothers Big Sisters, were on hand as Greenville Mayor Mike Bowers, signed a proclamation recognizing Nov. 25 as “Road Hogg Annual Toys for Tikes” Day. (roseberry photo) 

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