41st Emerald Coast HOG Toy Ride Helps Kids
The 41st Annual Emerald Coast Harley Owners Group Chapter #3605 Toy Ride closed out by raising critical funding to help the abused children served by the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center and the at-risk abused and neglected children living at the Children in Crisis Neighborhood.
100 bikers met at Emerald Coast Harley Davidson in Ft. Walton Beach on Sunday, Dec. 20, and paraded on a completely new route for 2020. Entry fee was $10, and each participant donated a new toy or gift card. Emerald Coast Harley Davidson of Fort Walton Beach sponsored the event again this year. Cumulus Broadcasting and the Northwest Florida Daily News helped spread the word to all the bike enthusiasts in the area.
According to Ken Hair, CIC President and CEO, “This annual event is sponsored by the HOG Chapter #3605 with support from the Emerald Coast Harley Davidson, Cumulus Broadcasting, the NWF Daily News and the awesome participants. This wonderful event has help us make Christmas a special time for the at-risk children living at the CIC Neighborhood.”
Photo: Gene Large (center), President of the Emerald Coast Harley Owners Group (HOG) Chapter #3605, presented two checks for $2,500 each to help the abused children served by the Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center and the at-risk abused and neglected children living at the Children in Crisis Neighborhood, thanks to the great support from Emerald Coast Harley Davidson Superstore, Cumulus Broadcasting and NWF Daily News.