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Little information on who Karen was.
Who was Karen Hornbecker?
Applications for the Karen Hornbecker Memorial Fund can
be either given to any of the following people:
Jim Rich (Racer #62) - Pre-Grid or
garage 14 south
Scott Greenwood (Racer #4) - garage 4 North
Dick Jalbert (Ambulance Support)
Jim Smith (Seacoast Sport Cycles)
Or Applications may be dropped off at the Media Center at
NHMS. CLICK HERE
Or Applications may be mailed to:
CLICK HERE for application.
C/O The Karen Hornbecker Memorial Fund
P.O. Box 444
Foxboro, MA 02035
Any Questions please call
Jim Rich at:
All applications will be reviewed and the racer or his
family will be notified whether they are eligible under the guidelines of the
fund to receive any monies based upon their injuries.
The following is a
guideline to be able to receive funds from the
KAREN HORNBECKER MEMORIAL FUND.
These criteria must first be met and then the final decision to distribute funds
will be voted upon by the committee board members.
- Request must be made with-in the first
30 days following the injury
- Must be a licensed racer with LRRS/GP-PRO
- Must be injured during a promoted
racing event of the LRRS
(this includes practice or race).
- Must request funds by either the racer
or a representative in writing. This information needs to
include the racers name, address, phone number, race number,
class and a brief description of the incident.
- Must be seriously
injured and out of work for an extended period of time.
- Funds will be limited to no more than
$500 per racer/injury and may be decreased by the committee
based on the seriousness of the injury.
- The committee has the final decision
and may decline payment if the injury is not felt to be
within the guidelines. All decisions are at the discretion
and judgment of the committee board members. All decisions
- All monies raised for this fund will
be distributed based on the committee decision not by the
- If fund raising proves successful the
bylaws can be amended to increase funding amount for
- If funds are depleted to low levels
the bylaws can be amended to decrease funding amount for
- This fund is established to help with
immediate needs of injured racers and is not designed to be
a source of income or continuous source of funding for any
- This funding is not to act as any type
of insurance or to cover medical bills. This fund is
designed to cover immediate needs for a racer and family.
- This fund is in lieu of any type of
insurance coverage that a racer may have.
The officers of the fund have the authority to spend monies
from the fund to promote the fund and to pay the expenses of