LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Promises Foundation announced today that Bartels Harley-Davidson will host the 4th Annual Miriam's House Poker Run. The event will be held on October 14th, between 8:00 A.M. and 2:00 P.M. Among other celebrities, Christopher Reed from the FX series Sons of Anarchy will be the Grand Marshal and lead the group of motorcyclists on a 30 mile ride through West Los Angeles and Malibu. This year's event features live music, dozens of vendors, a raffle and live auction. The charity ride and event is being coordinated with the help of the Messengers of Recovery motorcycle club. All bikers are welcome to participate in the ride. Non-riders are welcome to join the BBQ and party at Bartels Harley-Davidson at noon. All net proceeds will go to the Promises Foundation to support Miriam's House, a transitional living home in West LA for women with children in recovery. The Promises Foundation is a non-profit, 501c3 organization.
"We are thrilled to bring together our friends from the motorcycle, entertainment, and business communities to support the Promises Foundation's mission to help women and children of Miriam's House," said Bryan Moeller, chairman of the board of directors of the Promises Foundation. "We are especially thankful to the Messengers of Recovery Motorcycle Club for their generous support for the last four years and to Bartels Harley-Davidson who has once again offered to be our title sponsor and host the event at their location. Join us on this fun ride with one of the real Sons of Anarchy and the LA #1 HOG Chapter and help us end the cycle of addiction and homelessness of Los Angeles' most vulnerable families."
MAJOR SPONSORS AND VENDORS INCLUDE: Bartels Harley-Davidson, Law Tigers, 93.1 Jack FM, American Motorcycle Accessories, black Sheep, Hard luck Kings, Little Feathers, Videl's custom Seats, Silver Jerry, JP Customs, Kevin Sousa, Ted Ryan, Mercy of the Machine, Free Arts for Abused Children, Illusion Cycles
WHAT: Motorcycle ride and fundraiser afternoon party to support women and children's charity. Individual tickets and registration is available at www.promisesfoundation.org
WHEN: October 14th 2012 ~ Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
8 to 10 – Registration, check-in and free pancake breakfast for riders
10 a.m. –Ride leaves for a roundtrip from Marina Del Rey to Malibu (exact route given to riders at the event)
12 p.m. – Tri-tip lunch and party
1 p.m. – Main auction and raffle
WHERE: Bartels Harley-Davidson 4141 Lincoln BLVD Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 (310)823-1112
SOURCE The Promises Foundation