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Bikers vs. Cancer event hosted by Brasshorse Grille raises $6,000

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To The Editor:

Thanks to the nice weather on Aug. 10 the Brasshorse Grille was able to have our fourth annual Bikers vs. Cancer event.

A huge thank you to the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino for their donation, which they do every year. Their donations help out with the prizes for the motorcycles in the event. The bikers do a bike run in the morning and then come back to the Brasshorse where the bikers set up their bikes for voting. We had vendors that set up their products to sell, kids games, bounce house, concession stand, tattoo parlor and a DJ that played in the afternoon from 12-4 p.m. We also had a chicken wing eating contest with awards to follow at 4 p.m.

The monies taken in will be distributed to five groups this year: Hope Lodge, Akwesasne Cancer Support Group, MMH Oncology Clinic, Norm Thibadeau and Tina’s Pride.

This year almost $6,000 was raised along with an extra $100 for Hope Lodge. This $100 was donated by Edith Adams in memory of Charlene Cole.

Thanks to all our sponsors: Akwesasne Mohawk Casino, Twinleaf, Bears Den, Truck Stop #9, Cedarview Golf Course, Cappione’s, Tony’s Pizza, Kinney Drugs, Jreck Subs - Massena, Valley Paper, Durham Exchange, Laneuvilles Liquor Store, Frenchie’s Chevrolet, Cooks Greenery, Dunkin Donuts - Hogansburg, Mohawk International Raceway, Carter Jack Marina and T-19 Sports.

Also, J&J Insurance, Rocket Ronnies, Phil & Jackies, Hebert’s Steak Ranch, Saratoga Eagle, McCadam Distributing, High Peaks, Mystic Rays, Hilltop Inflatables, Jock’s Sanitation Solutions, Bowlmor, Cali White, Keegans Tobacco, Village Currency, Rez phones, Skinstitch, MMH Foundation, JC Towers, Mohawk Vision, Community Bank - Massena, Pepsi, Coke, Hardy’s, Boys and Girls Club, Sysco, Case, Father Cline and Vino Vidi Vici. If there is anyone I forgot an apology is being said right now!

A big thank you to Janique Odjick for all the help with organizing the event with us, to all of our volunteers that help out every year, especially all our Brasshorse employees and a special thanks to the Shamans Motorcycle Club for helping with the bike run.

Thank you all for making this another successful year.

David Mainville and

Staff at Brasshorse

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