Last updated on October 30, 2020
IONIA — A local motorcycle club has raised more than $12,000 for Ionia Area Hospice — setting an all-time record.
The North Plains Loyal Riders M/C donated $12,270.50 to Ionia Area Hospice. The club raised the money through its 2020 Hospice run, which took place June 13. The amount doubled its previous high.
“In a year of uncertainty and economic hardships, the love and support from the community was unbelievable,” read a statement from the motorcycle club.
More than 70 businesses and people donated money for the 2020 Hospice run.Those who contributed are: Loyal Riders M/C, Jokers M/C, Wild Injuns M/C, Brothers of the Ring M/C, Rough Roads M/C, The Chosen Ones M/C, Chaos on Wheels M/C, Bikes & Trikes, IUE/CWA Local 436, Coppertop Transport, Palo General Store, UAW Local 4, C&L Trucking, White’s RV, RecLending, Cloud 9, Class A Auto Parts, Walmart, Reed Hoppes Towing, Brad Peasley Trucking, Wrecker’s, Rennuci’s Bar & Restaurant, Riverside Auto Wash, Lyons VFW, Ionia Bowling Alley, Basler Chiropractic, Ionia Applebee’s, Dan’s Bike Shop, George’s Woodworking, S&K Printing, Ionia Parks and Recreation, E-Lanes, Slater’s Deer Processing, Us Guys Deer Processing, River City, Joe’s Bar, Wagon Wheel, Amy’s Custom Leather and Embroidery, Fraternal Order of the Eagles (In memory of Larry Lapekes and Virgina Coville), One Eighty Degrees, Lamplight Grill, Bluewater Cafe, Main Street Pizza, River City, Scott’s Real Pro, Bridge Street Cycle, Kramer’s Taven, George and Joy Husted, Otto Olger Memorial, Dave Dixon, Julie and John Wing, Julie Guild-Lee, LaRae Tereilliger, Larry Novak, William Kruerger, Brittany Brown, Teresa Cooper, Natasha Bissell, Aliva Bauer, Julie Atkinson, Shirley Patrick, Ann Stowell DeHoog, Judy Wells, Angela Wells, Amber Malcolm, Zara Zay, Jenny Beebe, Adrionna’s Custom Cups, Candis Eavey, Shanda and Jeff Schuster and multiple anonymous contributors.