The Run for Colton is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Gainesville VFW Post 1922.

Colton Huss Pfeifer is a six year old facing his second liver transplant.

Saturday’s fund raiser is a motorcycle fun run featuring a catfish fry; music from the band, Pumpjack Mary; an auction and raffle ticket drawings throughout the day.

Admission is $15 per person or $25 per couple.

Those 17 and under get in for $10 and children under 10 can attend for free.

Registration for the bike run begins at 8:30 a.m. with the first bike scheduled to depart at 9 a.m.

Registration ends at 10 a.m.

Registration for a People’s Choice Bike Show is set for noon to 2 p.m. and is limited to the first 50 bikes.

Awards are scheduled to be distributed at 3:30 p.m. First, second and third place entries will be recognized.

Voters may choose their favorite entries for $1 per vote.

The catfish fry is set for 1 to 3:30 p.m. and is included in the price of admission. The catfish luncheon is sponsored by Complete Production Services and Select Energy Services.

Music is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. when Pumpjack Mary hits the stage for its first set.

Raffle tickets will be drawn throughout the day. Tickets are $2 each or 12 for $10. Winning ticket holders must be present to win.

A live auction is set to begin at 3:45 p.m.

All proceeds are expected to be donated to a fund for Pfeifer.

Sponsors include Gainesville VFW Post 1922, Complete Production Services and Select Energy Services, Pumpjack Mary and local business and individuals.

Friends of the Pfeifer family say the stress of Colton’s illness prompted them to organize the fund raiser.

“Colton could be a normal 6-year-old if it wasn’t for his upcoming live transplant,” a press release stated. “To make matters worse, this is his second transplant. Part of the liver from the first transplant has already died. Colton and his family have been going through a lot of strain, physical and emotional.”

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