(Plain Press, February 2013) David Gamble, Tremont resident and community activist, was struck by a vehicle and severely injured while cycling over the Lorain Carnegie Bridge on November 9th. A benefit for Gamble will be held at Sokolowski’s University Inn at 1201 University Road on Thursday, February 21st. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dinner tickets are $30.00. There will also be silent auctions and raffles.
Tickets can be purchased at the door or via Pay Pal account, which is being set up for the event. For more information call Tremont West Development Corporation at 575-0920 or visit their website at www.tremontwest.org. Bike Cleveland and Ward 3 Councilman Joe Cimperman have graciously offered to help sponsor the event.
Gamble, an active member of the Tremont community for many years and a member of the Plain Press Board of Trustees, was struck from the rear by a vehicle while riding his bicycle to work as a overnight security guard on November 9th. Gamble is in the rehabilitation unit at St. Vincent Charity Hospital.
Donations to assist David Gamble can also be made at Fifth Third Bank on Professor Avenue in Tremont. The account name is “Gary Gamble for the benefit of David Gamble.”