Karate students raise funds for DCT
Gail Maholick/TIMES NEWS Among the students at Mountain Karate Academy taking part in the Kick - A - Thon for Dream Come True - Blue Ridge Chapter are, front l-r, Levi Monk, Andrew Diehl, AJ Noble, Evan Gower, Ryan Smith, Ayden Hand; second row l-r, John O'Toole, Nathan Carr, Kathy Nikritin, Matt Smith, Seth Gower, Ethan Ackernecht, Bryan Carter and back l-r, instructors, Master Kevin Kresge, Master Jan Kresge, Master Rich Maglionico and Master Steve Meining.
Students of Mountain Karate Academy recently presented a Kick - A - Thon at Carbon Plaza Mall.
Students kicked for cause - to raise funds for Dream Come True - Blue Ridge Chapter.
The event included demonstrations, a raffle, Chinese auction, and a hot dog sale. It raised over $1,500, which was donated to the organization.
"We enjoy doing this for Dream Come True," said Rich Maglionico, owner. "We love knowing that the money is going for the kids."
Students raised the funds by asking family and friends to sponsor their kicks and throughout the afternoon, the feet were flying to get their kicks in as promised.
The students range in age from preschool through adult.
Pizza Como donated pizza to the students for all their hard work.