electrical bike ACOSU/BCRAC Automobile and Bike Present Oct. 3 to profit group
By Ashley McCarty-
Adams County Ohio Stands United and Brown County Riders In opposition to Most cancers are proud to current the First Annual Automobile and Bike Present Household Enjoyable Day on Oct. 3 on the Adams County Fairgrounds.
Adams County Ohio Stands United is a Second Modification group with over 1900 members collectively.
“We’re a Second Modification group that’s mainly right here for the group. We’re not a militia, we’re not politically affiliated with any group, it’s only a bunch of group members that imagine in our constitutional rights and our Second Modification, as a result of our Second Modification protects the remainder of them. So, that’s form of how we bought began. We have been uninterested in seeing our structure being walked throughout, and our manner of constructing it’s working with the group, attempt to do issues for the group and with the group,” mentioned founding member Tony Hawes.
The occasion was spearheaded by Sally Sowers of Brown County Riders In opposition to Most cancers.
“[This event is] to get individuals in our group again out and get them collectively, and for us all to be one; to work for a similar objectives as everybody else, simply to be pleasant, and to get again to the essential lifetime of neighbors serving to neighbors. That’s form of what we purpose for. It’s making an attempt to get everybody collectively. Folks simply don’t are inclined to need to assist each other anymore, they form of maintain themselves, however then with regards to somebody needing assist, you realize, who’s there? Folks must be there for one another, that’s the way in which God supposed for it to be, in order that’s what we attempt to do,” mentioned Sowers.
The occasion will begin off with a parade at 11:30 a.m., and can function a automobile and bike present, a plethora of door prizes, in addition to raffles, of which somebody may probably win an AR-15.
“Automobile, bike, tractor, something that you simply need to present, you’re greater than welcome to return. The gun raffle, we even have an AR-15, it’s $5 every or 5 tickets for $20. The winner, so long as you’re 21 and meet the requirements of having the ability to do the right paperwork, it’s your weapon,” mentioned Hawes.
There can even be a battle of the bands, bike video games, and an abundance of different actions. Within the Junior Honest pavilion, gospel music can be supplied.
Based on Sowers, all proceeds will return to the group.
“We’ve helped so many individuals. I’ve boards and boards of those that we now have helped; we now have footage of everybody. Anyone may name me tomorrow and say, you realize, I’m preventing most cancers, I don’t have the funding to make my home fee. We make that for them. In the event that they want Guarantee, we’ve had Adams County Most cancers Heart name us needing Guarantee for this individual, or a wheelchair ramp — that’s the place we are available in. We bounce in and get it performed,” mentioned Sowers.
Sowers has even put collectively rides to lift funds for sure people if their financial wants have been greater than they may present.
“We’ll throw rides for them as a result of we make more cash for them that manner, however what we now have within the financial institution, we at all times find yourself serving to individuals with fuel, cellphone payments, automobile funds, home funds. That’s the place the funding goes to,” mentioned Sowers.
Contributors to the occasion can even assist distributors, of which there can be 30 diverse, and 4 meals distributors. Two meals distributors will present conventional truthful meals, whereas two will present sweeter truthful staples.
“It’s actually rewarding simply to see the quantity of assist, as a result of that alone provides you extra ambition to need to do extra. I take pleasure in being round these wonderful individuals, their group has actually simply opened my eyes to the quantity of affection that the group has. I’m simply grateful. It’s not only a me factor, this can be a staff. We is perhaps Adams County Ohio Stands United, they is perhaps Brown County Riders In opposition to Most cancers, however we’re all nonetheless one,” mentioned Hawes.
Hawes stands by his creed of togetherness. At their final Adams County Ohio Stands United assembly, Hawes preached that sense of unity.
“We’re saying I’m a Democrat, I’m a Republican, and all this — you’re segregating your self from everybody else. When you can say, hey, I’m an American. We’re all People, so now we’re all in a giant pot collectively. Whether or not we disagree or agree, we agree on much more issues than we disagree on. So, we are able to shove all these little issues below the rug that we disagree on, and do one thing nice for one another. These guys, [Sally and Kenny Duffey], they deserve all of the credit score,” mentioned Hawes.
Sowers mentioned she was overwhelmed by the response to this occasion.
“I imply, it’s been from a neighbor to politicians which have actually given us the go-ahead for this, and it’s been superb. It’s completely been superb,” mentioned Sowers.
Hawes and Sowers invite everybody to return out and luxuriate in this household enjoyable day.
The scheduled record of occasions, as per the flyer, state that automobile and bike sign-ins are from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m, with judging at 4 p.m.; trophies awarded at 6 p.m. The primary band will play at midday. For extra info, Hawes will be contacted at (740) 405-2126.