Buddy Oney Toy Run set for Dec. 1

The seventh annual Buddy Oney Toy Run will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, beginning at The Ranch, 415 W. Hwy. 79 in Rockdale, according to Charles Starr, spokesman.

All proceeds and toys from this years run will go to Milam County Needy Children. Proceeds will be split between Milam County Child Protective Services (CPS) and Christmas Roundup, he said.

Registration begins at 9 a.m. with first bike out at 11. Fee is $15 per rider, $20 per rider and passenger or a new toy valued at $20, he said.

The fee will include a meal after the ride for all participants. The meal will be prepared by Brady’s Pest Control and crew.

There will also be a 50/50 drawing, door prizes and DJ music. Short sleeve T-shirts are on sale for $20 the day of the run. Long sleeve shirts will be $25 and available by pre-order only. Pre-order yours by calling Cynthia at 512-698-2784.

Sponsors and stops for this Toy Run are Bob’s Steakhouse in Cameron, Cliff’s Tavern in Rockdale, Cyndi’s Hawg Hang Out in Hogg, Nat’s in Milano then back to The Ranch in Rockdale. Last Bike in at 4:30 p.m.

This Ride is organized by The Bad To The Bone Riders. “Remember, we need the community’s support for us to help the needy children of Milam County,” Starr said.

“With the economy the way it is in our area right now, it seems that there are more children and families right here in Milam County than ever before who need a helping hand.

“We are trying to bring people from all over Texas to support our efforts, much like the success we have had on our MARC Run,” he said.

You do not have to own a motorcycle to support this ride. “All bikes, trikes, cars and trucks are welcome. This will be a Rain or Shine event,” he said.

“We would like to thank everyone in advance and encourage everyone to come out and support all events this time of year that are being held to help the less fortunate in Milam County,” said Starr.

For More information call Charles at 512-540-2561 or Neal Ferrell at 512-446-2821.

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