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Sep 19, 2001

AMA Launches Disaster Relief T-shirt Fundraiser

From a press release:<BR><BR>AMA LAUNCHES FUNDRAISER FOR DISASTER RELIEF <BR><BR><BR>PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- To help those affected by the tragic events of September 11, 2001, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has launched a campaign to raise funds for disaster-relief efforts.<BR><BR>The AMA will donate the net proceeds from the sale of specially designed t-shirts to two agencies: the Uniformed Firefighter's Association's "Widows' and Children's Fund"; and the New York State Fraternal Order of Police Foundation's "World Trade Center Police Disaster Fund."<BR><BR>A large American flag is emblazoned on the back of the shirt, along with the words, American Motorcyclists, United in Remembrance. On the left breast of the shirt is the AMA logo, surrounded by the words, Supporting Freedom.<BR><BR>The shirts sell for $15.00 each, plus $4.00 shipping. Credit-card orders can be placed by calling 1-800-AMA-JOIN, or at www.AMADirectlink.com. If ordering by mail, supporters should send a check or money order for $19.00 to Remembrance Shirt, c/o AMA, 13515 Yarmouth Drive, Pickerington, OH 43147.<BR> <BR>In addition to the t-shirt campaign, the AMA has designated Sunday, September 30, 2001 as Motorcyclists United in Remembrance Day nationwide. The AMA asks motorcyclists to gather on this day to remember those who lost their lives, to support the survivors and relief efforts, and to honor America, in a way of their choosing -- whether at organized motorcycling events or impromptu group rides.<BR>