Sunday, April 20, 2003

Bikers raise $4K for firefighter's family

The Cincinnati Enquirer

HARRISON - Close to $4,000 was raised Saturday at a motorcycle run benefiting the children of fallen Cincinnati firefighter Oscar "Ozzie" Armstrong.

The "Run for Oz" was held by the Warthogs motorcycle club from noon to 4 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Harrison, which also gave $500 to the cause.

More than 365 bikers, including many firefighters and police officers, turned out.

Raffle tickets and food also were sold to raise money.

Armstrong, 25, died March 21 in a Bond Hill fire. He is survived by two young sons and a pregnant fiancee.

Another benefit is planned for the family May 13 at Metropolis at Forest Fair Mall.

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