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Council recognizes Love Ride creator

Tim Willert

CITY HALL -- The City Council on Tuesday paid tribute to

Harley-Davidson of Glendale owner Oliver Shokouh for his lengthy service

to the community.

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Shokouh is the creator and promoter of Love Ride, the annual

motorcycle charity event that has raised more than $14 million for the

Muscular Dystrophy Assn. and the L.A. Times Reading By 9 program.

“Oliver is known as somebody who has given hundreds of hours of his

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time to community service in the city of Glendale,” said Mayor Gus Gomez,

who presented Shokouh with a commendation.

“It’s a fun event to put on, and I’m glad it benefits all the people

that it does,” Shokouh told the council.


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