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Recently, the United Bikers of Maine (UBM)-Piscataquis County held a fundraiser ride for the Charlotte White Center (CWC). The UBM Piscataquis County does fundraiser rides for non-profit organizations throughout Piscataquis County and this time it was Charlotte White Center’s turn. UBM Piscataquis County not only rides for enjoyment, they ride to help those in need. On a hot and sunny morning in July, the bikers started their ride to benefit the Charlotte White Center in Dover-Foxcroft, traveled to Mount Katahdin in Millinocket and ended their ride at CWC’s Administration building, back in Dover-Foxcroft. The clients and staff of CWC were thrilled when over 20 bikes carrying a group of UBM members rode into the parking lot. A barbecue celebration with hamburgers and hotdogs ensued and both organizations mingled and shared stories. UBM, currently a 90 plus member group, raised $1,200 for the Charlotte White Center and its services, which range from day program services to residential services for individuals with cognitive or developmental disabilities, behavioral or mental health issues, or acquired brain injuries. UBM raised funds through a donation for the riders to participate, selling tee-shirts, gaining sponsorships, etc., with all monies raised going to the CWC. Pictured from left to right, back to front: Amie Doak, Stanley Farrar, Mark Doak, Rick Longevin, Jeff Hardy, Paul Mooers, Ray Mountain, Bruce Stevens, Craig Fellows, Don Quirion, Joanne Glidden, Tony Gonzales, Regina Hardy, Karen Goodman, Megan Fowler, Jon Prescott, Roxane Hart, Reggie Cummings, Sharon Mountain, Linda Stevens, Michelle Labree, and Josh Herndon.
United Bikers of Maine is a Motorcyclist's Rights Organization, within all 16 Counties and 2000 plus members statewide, that represents all motorcyclists, regardless of the brand of motorcycle ridden. There are many different people who share one common thread; they ride and love motorcycles. UBM membership is open to anyone who cares about protecting their rights as a motorcyclist. UBM stands for ensuring your rights as a motorcyclist by fighting "anti - motorcycle" legislation and promoting "fair" motorcycle legislation. For more information, check out their website:
The Charlotte White Center is a non-profit, 501(C)(3) agency whose mission is to provide quality community health and social services for adults, children and families affected by cognitive or developmental disabilities, behavioral or mental health challenges, domestic violence, or acquired brain injuries. CWC is committed to improving quality of life for those served and for employees by providing opportunities for personal growth, learning, transformation, employment, and self-fulfilment. CWC celebrates 38 plus years of service, as a result of the hard work and effort of so many caring, thoughtful, and concerned citizens. Every day hundreds of staff and clients engage in a process of open dialogue, thoughtful interactions, and support for personal goals that enrich the lives of all parties. For more information visit