June 3, 2003
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Tom Lindsay
Phone: (614) 856-1900 X1357
PICKERINGTON, OHIO -- The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced that its chartered clubs and promoters reported raising $6,243,238 for charitable causes in 2002.
The most generous AMA-chartered club in 2002 was New York City`s chapter of the Harley Owners Group (HOG), while the top promoter was the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation of Asheville, North Carolina.
"Our clubs and promoters have shown once again that no other group can match American motorcyclists’ generosity," said Robert Rasor, President of the AMA. "We`re pleased to recognize their good works."
Total donations reported in 2002 represent an increase of nearly $500,000 over the previous year.
Issued June 3, 2003
About the American Motorcyclist Association
Since 1924, the AMA has protected the future of motorcycling and promoted the motorcycle lifestyle. AMA members come from all walks of life, and they navigate many different routes on their journey to the same destination: freedom on two wheels. As the world`s largest motorcycling organization, the AMA advocates for motorcyclists` interests in the halls of local, state and federal government, the committees of international governing organizations, and the court of public opinion. Through member clubs, promoters and partners, the AMA sanctions more motorsports competition and motorcycle recreational events than any other organization in the world. AMA members receive money-saving discounts from dozens of well-known suppliers of motorcycle services, gear and apparel, bike rental, transport, hotel stays and more. Through its Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum, the AMA preserves the heritage of motorcycling for future generations.