Annual Friends of Christian Ride Helps Family in Need

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Friends of Christian recently held their Fifth Annual Benefit Poker Run and Pig Roast to help out a local family in need.

The ride was held on Sunday, July 23, and began in Clarion at Vinny’s before heading north to the Iron Mountain Grille in Clarington; Kelly Hotel in Marienville; Cougar Bob’s in Kelletville; the Hickory Nut Inn in Tidioute; and ending at Wolf’s Den Banquet Center, in Knox.

D.J. GrahamThe ride raised about $4,000.00 for the family of D.J. Graham, a seventh-month old boy who was born with heart defects.

“There are so many expenses that aren’t covered by insurance, so we are grateful we can do these rides to help out families in need,” Friends of Christian president Michelle Wright said. “We appreciate the support of all those involved, the riders, those that come for dinner, the Iron Mountain Grille, the Hickory Nut for their support.”

“We are very thankful for the support of the Clarion Borough Police Department and Chief William Peck.”

“We also appreciate the help of and C-93 for helping us promote the event,” Wright said.

For more information, go to

Copyright © 2024 EYT Media Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Any copying, redistribution or retransmission of the contents of this service without the express written consent of EYT Media Group, Inc. is expressly prohibited.

Comments are temporarily closed. A new and improved comments section will be added soon.