PowerSports Business

October 2, 2017

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NEWS 8 • October 2, 2017 • Powersports Business www.PowersportsBusiness.com cleaning supplies, paper towels, bottled water, gloves and blankets up to Sept. 2 to send to Harvey victims. The dealerships in the Calculated Risk M o t o r c y c l e G r o u p o f T e x a s — T e x a s Harley-Davidson in Bedford, Roughneck Harley-Davidson in Longview, Texoma Harley-Davidson in Sherman, Harley- Davidson of Waco in Waco, Lumberjack Harley-Davidson in Nacogdoches, Texar- kana Harley-Davidson in Texarkana and Lucky Penny Cycles in Bedford — hosted 72-hour Bottled Water Drives for Houston, which began on Aug. 29, to aid victims. The Motorcycle Company's Palm Beach Harley-Davidson in West Palm Beach, Flor- ida; Avalanche Harley-Davidson of Golden, Colorado; Riverside Harley-Davidson in River- side, California; High Octane Harley-Davidson of North Billerica, Massachusetts; Rawhide Harley-Davidson of Olathe, Kansas; and Hun- tington Beach Harley-Davidson in Westmin- ster, California, each made a $100 donation to the American Red Cross for the Hurricane Harvey relief effort for every new Harley sold Sept. 1-3, and also served as donation drive drop-off sites. Henderson Harley-Davidson in Nevada is donating $100 for every bike sold through Sept. 30 to the American Red Cross, and the dealership is also collecting donations for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. Gruene Harley-Davidson of New Braunfels, Texas, hosted a Hurricane Harvey Relief Ride on Saturday, Sept. 9. The ride cost $20 per rider and $5 per passenger with all funds going to Hurricane Harvey relief. Cannonball Harley-Davidson of Terre Haute, Indiana, teamed up with local charity Helping His Hands to raise money for hurri- cane victims. The dealership offered 15 percent off of one licensed Harley-Davidson item for all customers who visited the shop on Sept. 2. Pro- ceeds went toward purchasing hygiene items and other supplies for those in need. Harley-Davidson of Dothan in Alabama helped gather items for those in need in Hous- ton, collecting items in its service department until Sept. 2. Cycle Center of Denton in Texas collected items through Sept. 5 and sent a truck down to Houston. All cash donated to the dealership's relief fund went directly to the Kiwanis Club of Houston to help kids and families in need. Harley-Davidson of Cool Springs in Frank- lin, Tennessee; Harley-Davidson of Pensacola, in Florida; Emerald Coast Harley-Davidson of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; Mobile Bay Harley-Davidson of Mobile, Alabama; New Orleans Harley-Davidson of Metairie, Loui- siana; and Smokin' Harley-Davidson of Win- ston-Salem, North Carolina, worked to fill a Harley-Davidson 18-wheeler with relief sup- plies bound for Texas. Harley-Davidson of the Woodlands in the Woodlands, Texas, served as a drop-off point for supplies that were donated to local shelters and facilities in need. Temecula Harley-Davidson in Temecula, California, asked its followers on Facebook to support hurricane relief efforts at its Bike Night on Sept. 7 and at its anniversary cel- ebration on Sept. 9. Fort Worth Harley-Davidson in Texas teamed up with World Vision and had custom- ers send their donations to that organization for disaster relief. Vicars Powersports in McAlaster, Okla- homa, collected items through Sept. 7. The sup- plies were then delivered to a shelter in Dallas. The Ohio Motorcycle Group of dealerships Adventure Harley-Davidson of Dover, Mad River Harley-Davidson of Sandusky, Rubber City Harley-Davidson of Cuyahoga Falls and Rock-N-Roll City Harley-Davidson of Cleve- land teamed up with the Police K9 Association to collect items. Black Diamond Harley-Davidson part- nered with Dark Horse Ministries to col- lect canned food, bottled water, toiletries and cleaning supplies that were going to be trucked down to Houston. Indian Motorcycle Charlotte and the Indian Motorcycle Riders Group of Charlotte hosted a "Harvey Sucks" fundraising drive through Friday, Sept. 15. Desert Wind Harley-Davidson and Bikers Against Child Abuse collected supplies for children affected by Hurricane Harvey through Sept. 17. Tallahassee Harley-Davidson in Florida offered free lunch throughout the week of Sept. 11 to first responders and linemen working to help Hurricane Irma victims in the area. PSB RECOVERY CONTINUED FROM PAGE 6 The Guns & Hoses Foundation of North Texas helped to distribute generators from Hisun Motors USA.

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