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Harmons makes big donation Utah's National MS Society



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SALT LAKE CITY -- Bob and Randy Harmon stop at the Utah Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Friday to present a big check.

Last month, Harmons grocery store held a series of fundraisers to support the Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Employees put together a bike team for the MS Bike Ride and raised nearly $120,000 in donations from the ride, and they are still raising funds.

Harmons makes big donation Utah's National MS Society

They also held a golf tournament, sold bratwursts and accepted donations at check stands, which total more than $56,000.

Friday morning the bike group, including Bob and Randy Harmon, rode from their Midvale store on 7755 S. 700 East to the Utah State Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on 6364 S. Highland Dr.

Once they arrived at their destination, they presented the organization with a check for more than $173,000.

Vice president for the Customer Bob Harmon said, "This charity is very close to our hearts because we have many friends and family members who are among the 30,000 Utahns who live with the debilitating effects of MS every day."

The money raised helps provide research, as well as essential services such as: information and referral, physical therapy and exercise classes, professional and community education, seminars, and family social events.

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