It was at the First District AME Plaza (3801 Market St.), and comedian and human-rights activist Dick Gregory was the keynote speaker and recipient of the NAACP President's Award.
At the age of 35 Jolene Van Vugt has established herself as one of the most accomplished female athletes in action sports today.
Youngest to sister Michelle and brother Billy, she grew up heavily influenced by her Father Bill, a young at heart avid motocross racer.
As well as older brother Billy, who followed fast in Bill Sr.’s footsteps.
He and his team of dirt-bike riding, high-flying, base-jumping thrill-seekers wowed an audience of thousands at the Wells Fargo Center (3601 S.
Earning multiple Ontario Provincial Championships, a 9th place overall in the WMA (Women’s Motocross Association), earning her lifetime number 63.
She also competed in many prestige’s motocross events, such as The Loretta Lynn’s Amateur National and The Walton Trans Can Canadian Amateur National.
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey; John Mc Nesby, president of the Fraternal Order of Police; Andy Thomas, president of Local 22, the firefighters' union; Philly Sheriff Jewell Williams; Deputy Mayor for Public Safety Everett Gillison and many others came out to celebrate the 2015 Thrill Show.
Bunny Sigler sang "Let the Good Times Roll" to kick off the fundraising effort, which featured spectacular motorcycle demonstrations by members of the police and fire departments.
The healing time on this is definitely a few months, so I'm just going to take all the time I can to heal up as fast as possible and get back to it." It was an action-packed weekend for the city of Philadelphia and the Police Department, too.