Bikers Battle Violence event raises $9,303 for Renewal House in Canton
Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 4:19 pm

The third annual Bikers Battle Violence fundraising event raised a total of $9,303 in monetary donations and $2,561 in various raffle items, in behalf of victims who seek services at Renewal House in Canton.

The sun was bright and the air was crisp when 222 bikes hit the road to aid Renewal House and the women and families they help in St. Lawrence County.Bikers Battle Violence committee members, from left, front, Amanda Barkley and Robin Barkley; back, Tammy Arquiett, Elaine Bellinger, Elyse Farnsworth, Sara Farnsworth, and Tessa Fields.Bikers Battle Violence committee members, from left, front, Amanda Barkley and Robin Barkley; back, Tammy Arquiett, Elaine Bellinger, Elyse Farnsworth, Sara Farnsworth, and Tessa Fields.

The committee organizing the event was grateful to sponsors The Ole Smokehouse, Hair Designs, the club, Stewarts Shops, Parker Line Striping, Ron and June O’Neill, Jeff Burns, The Arquiett Family, Wyatt Boswell Construction, Robin and Amanda Barkley, Robla’s Carpet Care, Lowes Store #2250, Northern Abstract Corporation, Carey White Photography, Wm. Henophy Jr. Trucking, Adirondack Deck and Dock Company, Harold and Connie Villnave, J.C’s River Run, Pearson Logging, Ray Pearson, Mental Health Services of NNY, Kevin L. LaFleur, Loria Designs, Moody River Cycles, Cindy Furgison, Busters Sports Bar & Restaurant, Great Northern Screen Printing, Countryside Therapeutic Massage-Tracie Baxter, The Wood Chop Shop, Orlando Chiropractic Center, The Canoe Place Inn and St. Lawrence Recreation.

They also thanked those who donated gift certificates and other items to be raffled: The Wood Chop Shop, Best Western-Canton, Foxy Roxy’s, Glow Skin Care and Spa, Jreck’s – Canton, Riverside Liquors, Lobster House, McDuff’s, North Country Oil Change, Brewer Bookstore, White’s Flowers, Alchemistress, Rishe’s Auto, First Crush, Price Chopper- Canton, The Blackbird Café, Buster’s Sports Bar and Restaurant, Gran-View, The Village Diner, T & R Wines, The Freight House, LaCasbah, Hot Tamales, A Cut Above, Jarvis Barbershop, Norfolk Liquor, Coakley’s Jessica Hayes, Barnyard Customs, Bow’s and Bandana’s, Market Lanes, Moody River Custom Cycles, The Place, In-Style Hair Salon, Laurie’s Casual Cuts, The Barrett Family, Harvey’s Roadside Market, Create-A-Can, Wal-Mart, Freihofer’s Outlet, Sergi’s – Potsdam, and CJ’s.

And they expressed special thanks to the many motorcycle riders whose participation made the event possible and successful.