Wilmington’s Red Knights join North Carolina Azalea Festival parade, look to help fire victims

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WILMINGTON — The Red Knights is an International motorcycle club founded by firefighters in Central Massachusetts in 1982. It has since grown to include members from around the globe.  NC 6 is a Chapter located in Wilmington, founded in 2003.
 
The group’s Mission Statement is:
    To promote motorcycle safety To project a positive image of motorcycling To enjoy the community of firefighters To engage exclusively in social, charitable, and educational activities directed at the general understanding of, competency, sportsmanship and participation in the sport of motorcycling.
The Red Knights No. 6 is committed to helping families impacted by fire and plan to participate in numerous fund raising activities with all proceeds going toward the local community. 
 
Events are posted on the group’s Facebook page.  You do not have to ride to attend – everyone is welcome.
 
Members, along with the community, have put together a burn closet for families affected by fire.  We have clothing, household items, furniture, etc.  Donations are also accepted.
 
The group will be participating in the 2017 Azalea Parade and welcome the public’s support.
The North Carolina Red Knights --- Chapter 6, based in Wilmington, is returning to the Azalea Festival Parade in 2017 and is seeking public support for its 'burn closet,' which assists the victims of house fires. (Photos courtesy of Red Knights No. 6)
The North Carolina Red Knights — Chapter 6, based in Wilmington, is returning to the Azalea Festival Parade in 2017 and is seeking public support for its ‘burn closet,’ which assists the victims of house fires. (Photos courtesy of Red Knights No. 6)
The North Carolina Red Knights --- Chapter 6, based in Wilmington, is returning to the Azalea Festival Parade in 2017 and is seeking public support for its 'burn closet,' which assists the victims of house fires. (Photos courtesy of Red Knights No. 6)
The North Carolina Red Knights — Chapter 6, based in Wilmington, is returning to the Azalea Festival Parade in 2017 and is seeking public support for its ‘burn closet,’ which assists the victims of house fires. (Photos courtesy of Red Knights No. 6)

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