Bikers donate to st. Joseph Center
The New Minersville Firehouse Bikers donated $ 8,000 from their annual Harlen “Hippo” Zimmerman Memorial Poker Run to St. Joseph Center for Special Learning in Pottsville. The group has raised $ 27,000 for the school since the start of the poker run in 2011. At the presentation are, from left, front row, Mark Mahal, Helen Droskinis, Waldo Slifka, founder; Randy Yanek, co- chair; Bob Giba, principal, St. Joseph Center for Special Learning; Lisa Yanek, co- chair; Leroy Gwin, founder; Regina Kleeman, treasurer; Charlie Kostura, founder. Others at the presentation are Rita Stanchick, Fred Bainbridge, road captain; Robin Wagner, president; Karen Wagner, secretary; Terri Schafer, Mary Herb, founder; Mark Herb, founder; Coco, Bob Kehoe, Debbie Kehoe, Charles Stanchick, Mike Donaldson, Gary Purcell, vice president; Jean Cappella, Donna Rae Purcell with Angus Young, Frank Stephen with Freddie, Corrine Cappella, June Mione, Dan Cappella, Karen Harley, Patti Stine, Todd Buffington, Bernie Buffington, John Stephen, road captain; Ron Schafer, Tom Curry, Doug Stine, Rick Davis, Charles Stancavage, Lori Mistysyn, office manager, St. Joseph Center; Alyssa Pauly, program specialist, St. Joseph Center.