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Team National, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County as well as bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts helped net $200,000 for children in need
3:32 PM | Posted by Providing Value, Inspiring Dreams
HOLLYWOOD, FL (December 19, 2011) – Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi, the #1 touring band in the country, and legendary singer/songwriter Richie Supa hosted the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County 13th Annual “Bikers Bash” at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino’s Hard Rock Live Dec. 8-11, 2011. Presented by Bruce Rossmeyer’s Harley-Davidson and V-Twin Magazine, “Bikers Bash” weekend featured police-escorted rides and exclusive entertainment including a special performance by Sambora and Supa at the Friday, Dec. 9 “Bikers Bash” event at Hard Rock Live, the premiere VIP motorcycle event of the year. The event netted $200,000 for the children of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.
More than 730 guests enjoyed a gourmet seated dinner and a silent and live auction benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County featuring entertainment and vacation packages, autographed memorabilia and more as well as a special motorcycle custom-built by the children of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County with a matching 1976 Schwinn bicycle. The evening also featured an intimate live performance by Sambora and Supa, performances by The Cadillac Creeps and Jeffrey Allen, and a tribute to the late musician and Boys & Girls Clubs supporter Clarence Clemons.
Bikers Bash weekend continued Saturday, Dec. 10 with a police-escorted ride to the Jim & Jan Moran Boys & Girls Club in Deerfield Beach for lunch provided by Stop Burger, Del Vecchio’s Pizza, and JuiceBlendz. Sambora was on-site to present toy donations collected by JuiceBlendz, YoBlendz and Team National to the Club. The festivities concluded Sunday, Dec. 11 with the 24th Annual SFPC Christmas Toys in the Sun Run. Bikers Bash participants lead the world’s largest police-escorted motorcycle parade from I-95 to I-595 to Markham Park and enjoyed a VIP catered tent, live entertainment, a bike show and more.
Bikers Bash sponsors included the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; JM Family; JM Lexus; Rick Case Acura, Fiat, Hyundai, Honda Cars & Cycles; Intrepid Powerboats; Team National; Andrew L. Wurtele; LuckyFan; Rusk; Exclusive Beauty Supplies; and THINK Magazine.