The local Harley Owners Group collects hundreds of canned goods for the annual holiday drive.
Early on a frigid Saturday morning, members of the Motor City HOG (Harley Owners Group) chapter gathered at the Motor City Harley Davidson dealership in Farmington Hills for a special ride. The group delivered more than 800 items of nonperishable food collected during their annual Polar Bear Run Dec. 3, to benefit the Farmington Area Goodfellows. Members donated items in exchange for reduced admission to the event, which offered games played for points at stops in Farmington Hills, Northville, Plymouth and Westland. Winners picked up cash prizes.
Motor City Harley-Davidson and Motor City HOG Chapter 2368 work together to put on the yearly event.
On Saturday, the Wounded America Run will raise money to help a wounded Michigan veteran, through a motorcycle ride that starts in Farmington. But you don't have to have a bike to get in on the fun. The escorted ride to Michigan International Speedway (MIS) is organized annually Motor City Harley Davidson and the Motor City HOG Chapter 2368, working closely with the Veterans of Modern Warfare to find a veteran ambassador who will benefit from the fundraiser. "We work with the more severely wounded soldiers," Steve Pearce, HOG chairman of the event, said. "A soldier coming back with a gunshot comes in and out of Walter Reed (Army Medical Center) and is back on his feet and can continue life. But a lot of these soldiers that (are) amputees …