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Fallen Bikers Memorial Wall fundraiser is June 23 and includes 5K, car and motorcycle show, more

Fallen Bikers Memorial Wall fundraiser is June 23 and includes 5K, car and motorcycle show, more

May 25th, 2018 by Gazette Staff in Texarkana News

Russell "Raven" Stewart leads the group in a prayer Saturday after a special ceremony to dedicate land to the future home of the Texarkana Fallen Bikers Memorial Wall. The process of acquiring the land and planning the memorial wall has been going on for more than two years. Stewart and Mike "Fat Boy" Thacker lost their own loved ones and realized the importance of honoring lives that have been lost from motorcycle accidents and those of people who had simply declared themselves "bikers." The goal is for the area off South State Line Avenue to be finished within the next five years, with the memorial wall, an amphitheater, restrooms and a kitchen.

Photo by Kayleigh Moreland /Texarkana Gazette.

The third annual fundraiser for the Texarkana Fallen Bikers Memorial Wall will be June 23 in Front Street Festival Plaza in downtown Texarkana, Ark.

The event includes a live auction, bounce houses and other children's activities, live music, vendors, concessions, a poker run and more.

Activities for the event include:

Document: Third annual Fallen Bikers Memorial Wall fundraiser forms

The third annual Fallen Bikers Memorial Wall fundraiser will be June 23 in Front Street Festival Plaza in downtown Texarkana, Ark.

7 a.m.: Registration for Run for the Wall 5K and 10K races and a children's fun run. The races start at 7:30 a.m. For the 5K and 10K, registration is $25 before June 23 or $30 at the race. The 1-mile Kids Fun Run is $15 early or $20 the day of the event. Registration is available online at bit.ly/2xfOudM.

10 a.m.: event officially begins

11 a.m.: opening ceremony

11:30 a.m.: poker run with opportunities for non-riders

12 p.m. to 4 p.m.: car and motorcycle show

1 p.m.: live auction

Sponsorships and vendor spots are available. See forms above for details.

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