Richard Eugene Dale Hitchcock went missing December 22, 1990. He was last seen leaving the Riverfront bar in Allegan. His vehicle was located in a nearby parking lot a few days later with Christmas gifts still on the seat of the car. At the time of his disappearance, Richard was 21 years old, had red hair, blue eyes, stood 6 feet tall, and weighed 135 lbs. He is believed to be a victim of homicide and his remains have never been found. The search and investigation into Richie's disappearance has remained ongoing for the last 28 years.

A dinner will be held on March 23 at Allegan Eagles #2315, 110 Chestnut St. from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The dinner is to help raise funds to increase the reward being offered for information leading to locating Richie. The reward being offered at this time is $5,000. Through fundraising, friends and family hope to be able to increase the reward to $10,000. There will be silent auction, live music, raffles and a chicken dinner with all the fixings. The event is open to the public.