Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Team AAA riding bicycles to raise money for MS - Jon Bolz

Several people, led by Tony Welch, with ties to Dearborn and Dearborn Heights and AAA headquarters in Dearborn, have formed Team AAA and have been the top fund raising group for the past 15 years at the annual Bike Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Ride, which is from Lake Fenton to Michigan State University this weekend. Welch has been a participant in the event, which raised in excess of $370,000 in 2009 in an effort to create a world free of MS, for 25 years. Some of the Team AAA members are (with ties to AAA, Dearborn and Dearborn HeigHeights indicated): Susan Myers (front left) (Livonia resident, former AAA – Michigan employee; Diane Bolz -- (John Bolz wife) resides in Jonesville MI, (raised in Dearborn Heights. Riverside High School grad (‘71); John Bolz (center left) -- currently resides in Jonesville MI, AAA insurance agent (raised in Dearborn Heights. Riverside HS grad (‘71); Ron Murphy -- Former AAA employee now retired and relocated; Tony Welsh -- currently resides in Plymouth MI (raised in Dearborn Heights. Riverside HS grad (‘71); James Hammontree - currently resides in Wixom, AAA Michigan employee Dearborn AOB; Jeff Moore - currently resides in Grand Blanc, AAA Michigan employee; -- Fred Terry (back left) - currently resides in Ann Arbor MI, U of M professor; Nathaniel Good - currently resides in Wixom and Ted Welsh (no relation) - currently resides in Westland, Manager MEEMIC (AAA affiliate company).

Jon Bolz

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