Proceeds from the third-annual Cruise-In Car Show will benefit Eric Zeck who was paralyzed after a motorcycle accident in March.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Tatum Ryan
Friday, August 17, 2012
It was a rare, warm spring day last March when Eric Zeck, 31, decided to take his Ducatti motorcycle out for a ride. Driving home that evening, rounding a corner, Zeck, an experienced rider of 13 years, said he realized he was taking the turn too fast and had to make a split-second decision. “I knew I was going to crash,” the Clarkston resident said. Zeck made a decision to try and brake, but was thrown from his bike, sliding back first into a metal sign pole, leaving him instantly paralyzed. Months later, although his life has changed drastically, Zeck chooses not to describe his accident as “tragic,” but instead says his perspective has changed and the accident has helped show him what is important in life. “I’m grateful for that kind …
100 Women Who Care About Livingston County awarded their first charity, Mission House of Fowlerville, with $7,800.
On Tuesday night, Karen Ryan was able to present the Fowlerville First United Methodist Church Mission House with a check for $7,800 as part of the first ever donation from the new women's group 100 Women Who Care About Livingston County. 100 Women Who Care is a new group of women who have come together to increase their impact among local charities by donating together. The group meets four times a year, where three charities are chosen. The women vote on the charity then each write a $100 check to the winner. Mission House was voted the winner over LACASA and The Make-a-Wish Foundation during the group's first meeting on May 8. Mission House is open to anyone suffering from alcoholism or drug addiction to help those people stay sober and…