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3rd Annual HAF Car and Bike Show
September 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm$10
We are the Hunter Alexander Frank Memorial Foundation, and this year we will be hosting our
3rd annual fundraising benefit on September 16th
, 2023, at the Steele County Beer Gardens.
Hunter Frank was born in Owatonna in April of 2000. He grew up in
Owatonna, where he graduated from Owatonna Senior High in 2018.
Immediately after graduating, he enlisted with the U.S. Navy as an Aircrewman
with the VP-26 Tridents. Sadly, on October 17th
, 2020, he lost his life while on
deployment to El Salvador.
In 2021 Brandon, Hunter’s older brother and President of the
Foundation, hosted a Memorial Motorcycle Ride around the Waseca/Owatonna
area. The turnout from the ride inspired his family to go bigger, and in 2022 they
hosted the 2nd Memorial Ride, followed by a benefit dinner and silent auction,
where we raised $10,500 that was then donated to WWFS in Hunter’s name.
Hunter was always a beacon of joy to those around him, and he was always willing to drop
everything to help out anyone in need. To honor his memory and carry on his legacy, his friends and
family have formed the Hunter Alexander Frank Memorial Foundation. It is our mission to provide
support to service members and the families of service members. We have been doing so by hosting
an annual fundraising event and donating the proceeds to Wounded Warriors Family Support. WWFS
is a foundation based in Nebraska that provides support for veterans and the families of veterans
nationwide. For more information on WWFS, please visit www.wwfs.org.
What can you do to help? This year, we are hosting a Car and Bike Show along with the 3rd
Annual Memorial Ride on Saturday, September 16th, 2023. We will also have a cornhole tournament,
silent auction and include live entertainment and other family-orientated activities for a full day’s worth
of fun! Our new goal for the year is to raise $15,000 to donate to the Wounded Warriors Family
Support, which we cannot achieve without the help of the community. There are a number of ways
that would help us tremendously, and we will be acknowledging all of those who help on any level.
Silent Auction Donation: This is a huge source of our funding. Anything that we can include in
our silent auction, such as gift certificates, merchandise, or services, will help go a long way in helping us
achieve our goal.
Sponsorship Opportunity: We have 3 sponsorship levels to choose from in order to help support
our cause: Bronze, Silver, and Gold. Details of these levels are on the included donation form.
Other Monetary Donations: If you wish to donate, we are happy to accept any amount. In return,
you will be recognized as a sponsor for the event!
Volunteering: Due to the full day of activities we have planned, we would love to include anyone
willing to volunteer their time or services (if applicable to our event) to help make sure that everything runs
as smoothly as possible.