Hickory firefighters collecting bikes and tricycles for children in need

The Hickory Fire Department, in conjunction with the Christmas Bureau, is requesting donations of new and near-new bikes and tricycles that will be given to children in need.

Bikes and tricycles can be dropped off at any of Hickory fire station between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. For directions or details, call 828-323-7420.

The bikes and tricycles be distributed through the Catawba County Christmas Bureau at the American Legion Fairgrounds in December.