TWISTED SISTER Frontman Accepts Plaque For Fundraising Efforts

Suffolk Life is reporting that TWISTED SISTER frontman and Brookhaven, NY resident Dee Snider recently accepted a plaque on behalf of his fundraising efforts for the March of Dimes from Brookhaven Town Supervisor John Jay LaValle and Annette Kosar, executive director of the L.I. Division of March of Dimes. Check out a photo at this location.

"I flew hundreds of miles to participate in this type of event [elsewhere in the US], when I thought, 'Why not have one right here on Long Island where I was born and raised?'" Snider told a standing-room-only crowd of about 400 residents.

Snider, who has four children of his own, spoke briefly about how funds raised for the March of Dimes are used for research in premature births and subsequent or related illnesses.

While "Dee Snider's Second Annual Biking for Babies" raised $50,000 in its second year, Snider is looking ahead to next year in anticipation of another, bigger ride that will hopefully raise more money for the organization. "I expect to have the biggest ride in the country, raising tens of thousands of dollars for the March of Dimes," Snider said of his continuing efforts.

Tags:

Posted in: News

COMMENTS

To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).