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Six-year-old Josie Pavlinic, of Lockport, stands by the toys she dropped off June 29 at Rich’s Yamaha in Lockport after she ran a lemonade stand to raise funds for Half Past The Holidays Toy Run from Star Chapter 104 Motorcycle Club. Photos by Mary Compton/ 22nd Century Media
(Left to right) Scott Young, of Star Chapter 104 Motorcycle Club, and Henry and Maria Young, of Lockport, hold a collection box for Half Past The Holidays Toy Run. Rich’s Yamaha donated refreshments and T-shirts for the run, and toys were brought to Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn.
A toy sits on the back of one of the 31 motorcycles that left Rich’s Yamaha in Lockport to take part in Half Past The Holiday Toy Run.
Mary Compton, Freelance Reporter
3:44 am CDT July 2, 2019

As 31 motorcycles lined up in the parking lot of Rich’s Yamaha in Lockport, Henry Young, a member of Star Chapter 104, spoke to the riders.

Pointing to a 6-year-old girl dressed in red, white and blue, Young said, “That’s my hero.”

Josie Pavlinic, of Lockport, had set up a lemonade stand to raise money for toys for  Half Past The Holidays Toy Run.