Posted: 04/12/2010 11:46:18 PM PDT
The Rip City Riders motorcycle club recently made a $3,000 donation to the Blue Star Mothers of Marin in the name of U.S. Army Spc. Jake Velloza, a soldier from Inverness who died in Iraq in May 2009.
Velloza's parents, Susan and Robert Velloza, were present at the donation ceremony and are Gold Star members of the Blue Star group, signifying that they lost a member of their family in the line of military duty. A fund in Velloza's name was established.
The group also gathers items to send to troops overseas. To donate or learn more about Blue Star Moms of Marin, check www.bluestarmomsofmarin.org or call 898-0133."
Motorcycle club aids Blue Star Mothers - Marin Independent Journal: