Nacogdoches Bikers bring holiday cheer

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Two charities in Nacogdocheswere given a very special holiday treat.

Bikers from the TexasThunder motorcycle club presented two checks today, each at $6,500. One checkwent to the East Texas Family Crisis center and one to the Nacogdoches SeniorCenter.

The bikers also helpedload up the family crisis centers vehicle with gifts that will go to over 100families in need this holiday season.

"We have worked onthis all year," Texas Thunder Assistant Director James Kittrell said. "Donationshave come in all year from chapter members all year for this toy run, plus wehave had the auction to raise the extra money that we made into it. We areproud we can do that for the community and put this out for those who needit."

The group said they arenot resting and will soon start campaigning for next Christmas.

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