VIDEOS – SkaterAid, Madison Ave. Soapbox DerbyPhoto: Jonathan Phillips Lola DiCarlo (left) rides shotgun next to her brother Rocco as he steers down Madison Ave. in Decatur during the 4th annual Madison Ave. Soap Box Derby on Saturday, September 27, 2014.
There were two big events in Decatur this weekend, both of which benefited charities.
The Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby raises money to help needy children in Decatur. The fourth annual Oakhurst derby race was held Saturday, Sept. 27.
Decaturish reader Lisa Crowder was at the event and sent along this video.
SkaterAid, an event that raises money for families affected by pediatric cancer, was held in Decatur on Sunday, Sept. 28. Decaturish reader and local photographer Travis Hudgons sent us this video.