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Motorcycle Club Rides for Troops

MCV rides Sunday to raise money for care packages for troops in Afghanistan.

After MCV (Motorcycle Club 5) took a trip with , the club started “MCVcares,” its charitable arm.

“We’re thinking we can develop MCVcares into a really nice platform for raising money,” said Carl “Diesel” Galler, the Reisterstown/Owings Mills club’s co-vice president.

Sunday, the club will , to raise money for care packages to send to Bravo Company, 25th Infantry Division, a unit in Afghanistan.

“Last year we sent, along with the normal sundry items you find in these packages, we sent a complete self-contained pancake breakfast,” Galler said.

The army unit includes a member of the MCV family, PFC Kevin Amick, the son of Galler’s fiancé, Michelle “Cha Cha” Chau.

Sunday’s event starts with breakfast at at 9 a.m., which riders are non-riders are invited to attend for a $12 donation. The ride leaves at 10 a.m. and heads for High Rock overlook in Pen Mar Park. After that, it’s off to lunch in Thurmont and back to Full Moon by 4 p.m.

MCV will also be holding an at Full Moon on Thursday, Nov. 17, which will feature a DJ, karaoke, drink specials and a Chinese auction. The restaurant and bar is also accepting donations through Nov. 30 and 100 percent of the proceeds go to the care packages.

Carl J. Galler November 04, 2011 at 03:34 PM
Thanks for the nice article Marc! MCV (Motorcycle Club Five) is excited to be doing this charity and welcomes any interest in our club and our "MCVcares" initiatives. I can be reached directly at cjgaller@gmail.com and folks are welcome to visit our FaceBook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/118273494859377/ or at www.MCVrides.com Thanks! Diesel, VP. MCV
Carl J. Galler November 17, 2011 at 03:54 PM
Mission #1 was a huge success and now Mission #2 will be upon us soon! Come join us at the Full Moon this coming Thursday, Nov. 17th for our OPERATION MCVcares M*A*S*H Party and help us raise funds to send holiday care packages to our heros fighting in Afgha...nistan! Karaoke! Chinese Auctions! Great Prizes! 50/50 Raffle! Drink Specials and Specialty Drinks!! Come dressed in your best CAMMO to add to the fun!! PLEASE SHARE THIS INVITE!! ALL ARE WELCOME!!

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