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Hudson businesses get on board with the Helmet Blitz

Northwestern Mutual - The Leverty Financial Group made a donation of $1,200 to the Helmet Blitz. Pictured are, from left, group members Ann Urbik, Micheal Leverty and Luke Keene. (Submitted photos)1 / 5
From the Hudson dining community, Barkers Bar & Grill donated $500 to the blitz. Pictured are, front from left, Aaron Nerby, middle, owner Pete Foster, Bree Schieck, Suzie Halverson, Andrea King and Maggie Whipple; back, Matt Leach, trying on the new helmet, and Quinton Hammond.2 / 5
Valley Cartage, a family-owned fourth generation business and fifth generation residents, donated $2,500 to the Helmet Blitz. Pictured are, from left, Eric Gilbert, Jerry Gilbert, Blake Gilbert, Brady Gilbert, Todd Gilbert and Brandon Gilbert.3 / 5
The area business making the largest donation to date to the blitz is J&L Steel and Electrical with $3,000. Pictured are, from left, Mona Nelson, Rachael Barbacovi, Rocci Lueck, Cristy Johnson, Jon Reger, Patrick Nordberg, LouAnne Berg, CEO and owner, John May, Allan Freer, Kyle Pheneger and Jason Fredrickson.4 / 5
Another downtown restaurant supporting the blitz is San Pedro Café with a $500 donation. Pictured are, front from left, Aaron Nerby, Maggie Whipple, Bree Schieck, Susie Halverson and Quinton Hammond; back, Matt Leach, owner Pete Foster and Andrea King. 5 / 5

The response to the HHS Helmet Blitz 2014 just keeps getting better.

Five more area businesses have stepped up to help the campaign reach its goal of raising $30,000 to purchase and fit new and safer helmets for the Raiders football team.

For more information about or to support the Helmet Blitz 2014 go to the Hudson Benchwarmers Club website at Donations can be made on the website or by check payable to Hudson Benchwarmers Club Inc. c/o Julie Marvin, Attn: Helmet Blitz, 846 Dorsey Drive, Hudson WI 54016. Marvin can be reached at (651)247-5621. (Submitted photo)