Revved up bikers swell SPCA coffers

The Ulysses Bikers Club revved things up to  raise  about BikerABOUT R15,000 for the East London SPCA at the weekend.

Their  annual Bikers Breakfast  was to raise funds for the East London SPCA on Saturday. The Breakfast was hosted by the Ulysses Bikers Club and held at the Hams Sports Club, where with various biking clubs  coming together in a show of force to raise funds for the  the city coming together to raise funds for for the initiative.

SUPPORTING CHARITY: Gideon Botha bought a stunning charcoal sketch donated by Simon Pienaar at the Bikers Breakfast held at the Hams Sports Club to raise funds for the SPCA on Sunday Picture: SUPPLIED.

SPCA fundraiser Margaret Pautz said there was growing interest in the Bikers Breakfast every year.is an event that is hosted by the Ulysses Bikers Club annually to raise much needed funds for the SPCA.

“I have only been involved for the last three years and every year it gets bigger and better,” she said. “ This year, the amount raised has been in excess of R15,000, which is the most we have received to date.

“This year, we also had a stunning charcoal sketch donated by Simon Pienaar that raised R400,” she said.

Pautz said on the day, members of Ulysses Bikers Club took it upon themselves to prepare all the  were responsible for cooking all the breakfasts.

“The SPCA fundraising team, headed by myself, took in the money at the gate as well as the money raised from the Ulysses-SPCA 2018 bikers badges sold.”

Kerry Hiles entertained the bikers and had the crowd singing along to her music on a sunny morning while the Memorable Order of Tin Hats Women’s Auxiliary (Mothwa) made pancakes for the bikers.

“I have been a biker for many years. As bikers, we came to support SPCA.

“That’s what we do as bikers: we support charities and community initiatives,” said Chris de Lange.

The East London IPO Sport Training Group also entertained the crowd with their German Shepherd dogs display.

 

 

 

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