The sixth annual Fehlberg Memorial Veterans Ride, donated $25,500 to local veterans’ charities on Thursday, July 24.
A special presentation took place at Taft Veterans Park in New London.
Ride committee volunteers presented the following checks; $19,500 to Old Glory Honor Flights of NE Wisconsin, $2,000 to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 53 and $2,000 to the VFW Relief Fund Post # 2732, and $2,000 to the Norris Spencer American Legion Post 263.
The 6th Annual Fehlberg Memorial Veteran’s Ride was held on Saturday, June 14, in New London.
This year’s 164-mile motorcycle ride included 249 registered bikes with 360 participants.
The bikers left the Water’s Supper Club in New London and traveled a scenic route throughout Waupaca County making stops in Cecil on the shoreline of Shawano Lake, and at Bear Lake Campground in Manawa. The ride ended at Bean City, just outside of New London.
Lucky winners throughout the day of the event included; Jim Beckwith of Wittenberg winning the 2014 Harley Davidson Switchback, Brian Schillerstorm winning $500, John Craig winning $300 and Barbara McCabe winning $200.
The committee would like to thank all of the behind the scenes volunteers, the New London Police and Fire Departments, and the many sponsors that made the event possible.
The seventh Annual Fehlberg Memorial Veteran’s Ride will take place Saturday, June 13, 2015.
For photos of past events and updates, visit Fehlberg Memorial Veterans Ride at FaceBook.com. If you would like to make a financial contribution or get more information on the event, please contact Andy Brigham at 920-619-8451 or Becky Schewe at 920-716-3676.