MARION – State Sen. Dale Fowler and Black Diamond Harley-Davidson announced Thursday they’re partnering to support the Arise Veterans Foundation as they host a motorcycle rally to honor veterans and support the Combat Veteran Motorcycle Association.
“This event is one you won’t want to miss,” Fowler said in a release. “I am excited to team up with both groups to show my support in raising awareness for this incredible association. The evening will be filled with plenty to do for the entire family.”
The event will be held at the Celebrations Event Center in Marion on Saturday, September 24, from 4:00 to 10:00 pm. Live music by Brad Noe & Sam Hall, plus a food truck and cash bar.
Jonathan Hiltz, owner of Celebrations Event Center and a Marine Corps veteran, said, “We want to give back to our Veteran community by providing this event to help build relationships and support our local veterans”.
Early in the evening, a release stated there will be 50/50 and ticket raffles for items from local vendors as well as a “special surprise to be unveiled at the event.”
“Arise is honored to work and support the Veterans of Southern Illinois,” Dr. Kendall Brune, Chairman of Arise Veteran Foundation said.