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Brother's Keepers supports pediatric burn victims with 1st Annual Dice Run

Darian Graivshark
Banner on a tent outside of Tiger Tavern.

So many children admire firefighters. It's great to have a group of people like the Brother's Keepers Motorcycle Club that wants to fight for them, too.

There are 38 Chapters for the Brother's Keepers club, and Chapter 9 held their first annual Dice Run on Saturday, August 25.

"The Dice Run is held to benefit Camp I'm Still Me. The organization focuses on children who were burn victims. The money we raise goes 100% to that organization," David "Hercules" Letourneau said.

Letourneau is the President of Brother's Keepers Chapter 9.

"The chapter was created last year, so we're still growing," Letourneau said. "We do rides every month, though, and have meetings as well."

The chapters all support different charities and donate the money they raise to their causes. Chapters are located all over, too, in places like Canada and Australia.

The event began at 11 a.m. where the motorcyclists put their kickstands up, followed a map, and rode until about 3 p.m. Then they all met at the Tiger Tavern.

At 4 p.m., they began enjoying live music by the Southern Sky Band, had good food and refreshments, and eventually did raffle tickets with prize announcements.

The end of the event included a presentation of the check with the money they raised to donate, totaling $1,240 dollars.

Chapter 9 also attends events that another Chapter will host. A big event includes the Burn Run. This past summer, three chapters of the Brother's Keepers (Chapter 1, 13, and 18) donated a total of $92,000 dollars to Camp I'm Still Me in Scottsville, Texas, where the camp is located.

These firefighters support this cause and encourage many others to get involved so they can continue helping these children at no cost to them.

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