LANCASTER – Marines and retired Marines from the San Diego area, local deputies from Lancaster and Palmdale, and law enforcement from Kern and Riverside counties have all committed to attending this Saturday’s inaugural “Ride for the Fallen, Families Left Behind” Memorial Poker Run.
Local dignitaries will also be in attendance, including Palmdale City Councilmember Steve Hofbauer and California State Assemblymember Steve Fox.
The motorcycle ride through the Antelope Valley is presented by the Iron Circle Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club to honor California officers who made the ultimate sacrifice and the families they left behind. The cost to participate is $25 per rider and $30 per couple, and all registered riders receive a free t-shirt. One hundred percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Organization for Families Left Behind.
Registration takes place from 9 to 10 a.m., on Saturday, July 20, at Antelope Valley Harley Davidson, located at 1759 West Avenue J-12 in Lancaster.
The motorcycle ride, led by Ron Emard, starts at Antelope Valley Harley Davidson and goes to Charlie Browns in Littlerock, La Cabana Restaurant in Acton, The Rock Inn in Lake Hughes and ends at Foxy’s Southwest Steakhouse on 60th street west and Avenue G, where there will be a live band.
Raffle prizes, including a gun safe, two guns, hotel stays and dinners, will be given away.
The event is sponsored in part by Antelope Valley Harley Davidson. Several local businesses have also made contributions to the cause, including Kats and Jammers of Lancaster; Crazy Otto’s of Lancaster; Riders Choice of Lancaster; Crazy Otto’s of Rosamond; Wayside Cafe of Rosamond; Foxy’s Steakhouse of Lancaster; Charlie Browns in Littlerock; La Cabanna in Acton; The Rock Inn of Lake Hughes; and Devonshire Inn of Rosamond. The Devonshire Inn of Rosamond is offering special rates for guests in town for the “Ride for The Fallen, Families Left Behind” Poker Run (read more here). View a complete list of the event’s contributors here.
For more information on this Saturday’s “Ride for the Fallen, Families left behind” Poker Run, call Shooter at 661-992-0997. View a flyer for this event here.
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