The second day of the Ninth Annual David Feltner 72-Hour Memorial Bike-a-thon has seen significant online donations, a live news broadcast from our site as well as a Facebook Live event.
The 72-hour continuous event started at 5 p.m. Wednesday and will run through 5 p.m., Saturday at the belltower at the center of the Purdue campus. The event is a fund-raiser for The Ability Experience, the national outreach effort by Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity benefitting people with disabilities.
In the last 24 hours, the chapter has had nearly $1,500 in online donations at:
Also, Campbell Boston, the chapter’s Ability Experience chairman, was interviewed during a live broadcast at the site on Thursday night by Star City News. Star City is one of two local TV stations. A video of the broadcast can be seen at:
Then during the noon to 1 p.m. timeframe on Friday, we did a Facebook Live broadcast. It can be seen at:
We will have another Facebook Live event from 4:30 to 5 p.m., Saturday for the last half hour of the bike-a-thon. You can search for Pi Kappa Phi at Purdue on Facebook to find the chapter’s site.
It seems like we are going to experience three seasons during the 30-day event.
On Thursday, temperatures reached the 80s of the summer. Early Friday morning through the afternoon, we experienced spring-like rains. Then on Friday night, we are expecting temperatures in the low 30s with frost.