Families Against The Heroin Epidemic Rally in Stark (F.A.T.H.E.R.S.) Motorcycle Poker Run/ Community Event


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On Saturday June 17, 2017 Families Against The Heroin Epidemic Rally in Stark (F.A.T.H.E.R.S.) will be holding their 3rd annual motorcycle run and community event to raise awareness of the heroin crisis in our community and support for efforts to combat it. The F.A.T.H.E.R.S. organization is again partnering with CommQuest (commquest.org), Stark County Sheriff George Maier, local police departments, area mayors and other municipal leaders to promote this sober event.

F.A.T.H.E.R.S. was founded by the parents of an addict. Their personal experience with the harrowing consequences of heroin addiction has led them to speak out about the problem. Heroin not only destroys the lives of addicts, it also destroys families and communities. There are social and economic costs to all of us in the forms of crime, disease, degradation of neighborhoods, loss of life and individual potential, and the drain on public services and resources. Heroin’s victims are not strangers. They are someone’s child, neighbor, friend or relative. The F.A.T.H.E.R.S. mission is to end the silence and shame inherent to the disease of addiction and to combat the heroin epidemic by raising awareness, funding and support for law enforcement, treatment, and education efforts in our communities. Proceeds from last year’s event funded the purchase of 5 permanent Heroin Awareness Signs and the creation of starkheroinepidemic.org a complete addiction resource website for our county.  F.A.T.H.E.R.S. looks to do more in 2017 with the proceeds. The 2017 event are projected to fund symposiums to educate health care workers and community members about the disease aspect of addiction & the detrimental effects that stigma can have for addicts and families seeking care. To put it into perspective the heroin epidemic ranges in color, age and economic background and killed more people in 2016 in the U.S. than those who were killed in the Vietnam War. The heroin crisis, per the New York Times, is killing almost as many Americans as the AIDS crisis did at its height.

F.A.T.H.E.R.S. / Freedom Harley-Davidson

3rd Annual 2017 Motorcycle Raffle

2017 Bike Raffle

2003 Harley Davidson 100th Anniversary

FLSTF Fatboy – 27,812 Miles

1 Ticket $5.00 Donation or 5 Tickets for $20.00 Donation

All Proceeds to Benefit Current and Ongoing Heroin Awareness Efforts in Stark County

In cooperation with CommQuest Services & the Stark County Sheriff’s Department

Winning Ticket to be Drawn at the CommQuest Recovery Picnic September 16, 2017

Winner does not need to be present

*Winner Responsible for all Taxes,Title, & Fees*

Tickets Available Online Now!

paypal Single 5 dollar ticket

paypal 5 tickets for 20 dollars

Or At Our Scheduled Events Throughout the Season


Quaker Steak & Lube (North Canton) Wednesday Night Bike Nights

Starting May 3rd 2017


Live Entertainment Saturday June 17th, 2017


Local & Nashville Recording Artist

Kyle Thomas Black with Websie Logo


When Kyle Thomas (www.kylethomascountry.com) was asked to write a song to pay tribute to those facing the Heroine epidemic in his hometown for this event Kyle immediately thought of his good friend Joe that he lost to this terrible sickness.

Hoping this helps someone. You are not alone.

along with local artist

Mr. Trick

Special Thanks to the City of Massillon for graciously donating their stage for the event!

Massillon City of Champions Logo with Mayor's Name

Sound provided by

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Bike Rodeo Contest

Sponsored By

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ABATE of Ohio, Inc. – Region 8

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Discount Room Rates for the event are available



To make reservations guests may call the hotel directly at 330.305.0500 or 1.800.Embassy and ask for reservations. Guests will need to let the reservation agent know that they are with the F.A.T.H.E.R.S. Motorcycle Poker Run set for 6/17/17.

A credit card is required to guarantee your arrival.

Guests may also visit the hotel website www.akroncantonairport.embassysuites.com

Once guests have entered the dates they need to reserve they should click on the Add special rate codes link.

After clicking this link, guests will enter FMP as the Group code.

Again, a credit card will be required to guarantee your arrival.

Reduced rate will remain available for guests until the end of the day on 6/2/17.

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