Saturday, July 11, 2015

2 memorial rides to honor 2 local men

13 ABC, Toledo

TOLEDO (13abc Action News) Today, two motorcycle rides will honor the lives of two men from our area.

The "Keith Dressel Memorial Ride" leaves Oscar Bunch UAW GM Powertrain Park at 11:00AM.

The "Kaleb McLaughlin Memorial Ride" starts at the Pioneer American Legion at 1:00PM.

Dressel was a Toledo Police Detective who was shot and killed in the line of duty in 2007.

Proceeds from the event in his honor will go toward the "Officer William Miscannon Endowed Scholarship Fund" at Owens Community College.

McLaughlin was a 2012 graduate of North Central High School who died in a car accident the following year.

Donations at his namesake event will go to the local FFA, Pioneer Fire and Rescue and Donate Life, among other organizations.

McLaughlin was an organ donor and his parents are promoting organ donor awareness with a ride through every town in Williams County. Continue reading.

 

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