Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Titan Softball Family

July 25, 2005

Fullerton, Calif. - A benefit motorcycle ride will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, to support the family of former West Covina police officer Mike Newton, brother and husband, respectively, of former Cal State Fullerton softball players Pam Newton and Sue Lewis.

Newton, a 25-year veteran of the force, was placed on medical leave in December, 2004, when he was diagnosed with leukodystrophy, a disease which affects the white blood cells in the brain and for which there is no cure. A month later, Sue was diagnosed with breast cancer. She underwent surgery and is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation while working to keep the family solvent. Son Brandon, the oldest of four children, is holding off on college to help at home.

The ride, "Scootin' for Newton," starts at 9 a.m. at the West Covina City Hall parking lot and will go to Tom's Farms in Corona and back. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. At approximately 11:30 a.m., a Bar-B-Q luncheon will be held at the West Covina Senior Citizens Center.

A trust account has been established to provide Mike a fulltime caregiver and a communications device. Checks payable to "Newton Family Trust" can be mailed in c/o Donna Kading, 6550 Flagstone Place, Etiwanda, CA, 91739 - (909) 331-6272 - newtontrustfund@aol.com.

For mor information on the Newton family, and the Scootin' for Newton ride, see the following PDF for more information.

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-3
Sun Feb 19
All Day
+25, t10th
vs. Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate
@ Palm Desert, Calif.
Classic Club Golf Course
-2
Sun Feb 19
Cancelled
Loyola Marymount
at Cal State Fullerton
11
Sun Feb 19
Final - 11 innings
7
Stanford
6
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Tue Feb 21
12:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at CSU Bakersfield
-2
Tue Feb 21
2:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at CSU Bakersfield
-2
Tue Feb 21
6:00 PM
NC Dinos
at Cal State Fullerton
Exhibition
-2
Wed Feb 22
5:00 PM
San Diego State
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Wed Feb 22
7:00 PM
UC Irvine
at Cal State Fullerton
TV: ESPN3
-2
Thu Feb 23
6:00 PM
Houston
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Thu Feb 23
7:00 PM
CSUN
at Cal State Fullerton
-3
Fri Feb 24
All Day
at MPSF Championships
Seattle, Wash.
-2
Fri Feb 24
1:30 PM
Eastern Michigan
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Fri Feb 24
6:05 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at UNLV
-3
Sat Feb 25
All Day
at MPSF Championships
Seattle, Wash.
-2
Sat Feb 25
2:05 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at UNLV
-2
Sat Feb 25
5:00 PM
Georgia
vs. Cal State Fullerton
@ Cathedral City, Calif.
Mary Nutter Classic
-2
Sat Feb 25
6:00 PM
Hawai'i
at Cal State Fullerton
-2
Sat Feb 25
7:30 PM
Louisville
vs. Cal State Fullerton
@ Cathedral City, Calif.
Mary Nutter Classic
-2
Sat Feb 25
10:00 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at Hawai'i
-2
Sun Feb 26
1:05 PM
Cal State Fullerton
at UNLV
-2
Sun Feb 26
2:00 PM
Utah
vs. Cal State Fullerton
@ Cathedral City, Calif.
Mary Nutter Classic
-2
Sun Feb 26
4:30 PM
St. John's (N.Y.)
vs. Cal State Fullerton
@ Cathedral City, Calif.
Mary Nutter Classic
No Event
No Event
No Event
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