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4th Annual Memorial Day Ride & After Party

On Saturday, May 24, 2014 the largest “escorted ride” in the state will honor our fallen American heroes at the 4th Annual Memorial Day Ride starting at Sanderson Ford, 5111 W. Maryland Ave., Glendale, and finish with an after party at Westgate Entertainment District.  Close to 700 motorcyclists are expected to participate.

The annual charity event, presented by Sanderson Ford and Sanderson Lincoln, benefits Veteran’s First LTD and Soldier’s Best Friend. Last year, $5,500 was raised to support a local military charity.

4th ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY RIDE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
·         RIDE REGISTRATION OPENS 8 AM: FIRST 300 REGISTERED GET A FREE T-SHIRT
·         $25 1 biker/ $40 – 2 UP

10 AM CEREMONY
·         GLENDALE FIRE HONOR GUARD
·         NATIONAL ANTHEM by Timothy Arney, Purple Heart Recipient and Combat Vet of the 82nd Airborne Division
·         MISSING MAN FORMATION by WARBIRDS RAT SQUADRON, sponsored by Atlantic Aviation

EVENT RUN SCHEDULE/ROUTE OF RIDE: ESCORTED RIDE
·         10:30 AM: Kicks Stands Up @ Sanderson Ford
·         STOP: National Memorial Cemetery, 23029 N. Cave Creek Rd., Phoenix
·         FINISH -NOON – 3 PM: Party @ The Plaza, Westgate Entertainment District, 6751 North Sunset Blvd., Glendale, AZ 85305

SPONSORS: Presenting Sponsors Sanderson Ford and Sanderson Lincoln; Westgate Entertainment District, Walmart, Law Tigers Pawn 1st, Indian & Victory of Scottsdale, Atlantic Aviation, Clyclerides.com, Biker Information Guide, Four Peaks Brewery and Sensational Events.

For more information, go online to www.AZTributeRides.com or www.facebook.com/aztributerides.

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Bike Week Blast-Off benefits Scottsdale Healthcare

Scottsdale Healthcare’s Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center Gift of Life Lodging Program is beneficiary of Harley-Davidson of Scottsdale and Go AZ Motorcycles’ Annual Arizona Bike Week Blast-Off  Party on Sunday, April 7 from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Festivities include motorcycle stunt riders, food and live music, a motorcycle giveaway, trials of the Nation’s first commercial motorcycle simulator and much more! Legendary rock group John Kay and Steppenwolf will end the night with a free concert.

Anyone with a motorcycle endorsement on their driver’s license qualifies for Free admission for themselves  and their passenger. Non-motorcycle riders can get in with a $20 donation fee with 100% of the proceeds going to the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare’s Gift of Life Lodging program.

Offered through the Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare and Country Inn & Suites of Scottsdale, the Gift of Life Lodging Program provides a home-away-from-home for cancer patients seeking care at Scottsdale Healthcare.

“What a great way to celebrate the motorcycle community – all travelers and local riders alike! Our 2nd Annual Bike Week Blast-Off Party is dedicated to building and celebrating our rider heritage and giving back to our community,” said Bob Parsons, CEO/founder of Go AZ Motorcycles and Harley-Davidson® of Scottsdale. “We want everyone to come out and join in the fun!”

“We are so grateful for the ongoing support of our dear friend, Bob Parsons and everyone at Harley-Davidson® of Scottsdale and Go AZ Motorcycles. Thanks to their efforts, these patients and their families have support during their cancer journey,” said Joanne Gain, vice president of Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation.

Event info: http://www.hdofscottsdale.com

Gift of Life Lodging Program info: http://www.shc.org/Medical+Services/Cancer+Care/Gift+of+Life+Lodging+Program