Stories tagged with: Fisher House

July 18, 2015 - 3:39pm
1 year 6 days ago

A.B.A.T.E. Region two hosted its annual 'Ride for the Troops' July 18.

The poker run, chinese auction and merchandise sales will benefit veterans through the Fisher House in Dayton.

"It's similar to basically the Ronald McDonald House except it's for veterans and their families when they have to have things done and have stays over," said Director of A.B.A.T.E. Jim Bown. "It's for their benefit. This supports the people who are veterans. These are the people who...

August 25, 2011 - 9:50pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

A double amputee Marine veteran is rolling through southeastern Ohio on a mission.

Dave Barr lost both of his legs in a land mine explosion.  He rides his motorcycle all over the world to encourage others to overcome their obstacles.  Barr said his procession into Malta on Thursday was an emotional experience.

"I was almost brought to tears when we came under two laddering companies with the flags hanging from the cranes on the trucks, because that's...

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