Marine General Supply will hold its annual Holiday Bike Drive Kick-Off event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the store, 1501 London Road. Since 2009, Marine General Supply employee Bob Rogers has spearheaded a drive to raise money to purchase bicycles for
needy families. In the first three years of the bike drive, Rogers and the store have raised enough to purchase 700 bicycles. Donations are tax-deductible. The bicycles are given to the Salvation Army for distribution to families.
Marine General employees will be deep-frying turkeys and serving free hot turkey sandwiches during the event on Wednesday Ice-fishing pioneer Dave Genz will be present to talk with ice anglers about the winter fishing season.