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Old November 20th, 2015, 13:48
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Re: Fall 2015 Redbird Clean-up/Flex Memorial Run Nov 14th

Dugger, IN - The Midwest chapter (MWC) of the North American XJ Association () recently took part in a clean up run at the Redbird State Riding Area (SRA) in Dugger, IN on November 14th, 2015. The MWC had officially adopted Trail 21 at Redbird SRA since 2008. This year was special, because it was the first clean up run and MWC activity since the passing of long time MWC member Aaron "FlexdXJ" Thompson who passed away in September. The MWC completed several tasks as the park including, with the blessing of the Indiana DNR, taking down a troublesome tree that had caused issues on the trail for several years. Other MWC members assisted in helping DNR workers clean up the entrance to the trail with putting new rock in down.

At lunch, members of the MWC joined with "The Main Event" Off road club out of Indiana, to assist with a "Toys for Tots" run that was being held at Redbird SRA that same day. There was also a special presentation as MWC chapter president Matt 'macgyvr' Rowland presented Redbird SRA with a memorial bench and a check for $1000 to Redbird SRA to remember Aaron.

The MWC would like to thank Redbird SRA DNR supervisor, Carmen Jackson, Redbird Station, MWC member John 'Lesslimited' Amann for building the bench, and all the MWC chapter members that attended the event.

The media also attended and submitted this story that aired locally:
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