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Seth Vonasek, left, helps his father, Todd, owner of Todd's Tents, as they set up tents in the Marketplace Foods parking lot Thursday afternoon in preparation for the 5th annual Ride for the Troops fundraiser on Sunday. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Ride for the Troops: Motorcyclists to raise funds for service personnel

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In 2006, motorcyclists Jason Fredenburg and Ken Donaghue organized a spring ride and social to raise donations for the National Guard and soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.


"We were hoping for 100 bikes, and I think the number was 147 that year, so it exceeded our expectations," Donaghue said. "Since then, we've more than doubled."

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