Ride Report

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20 –  3rd Annual Loud Pipes for Lacey Memorial Poker Run.  Starting at Uncle Jarrol’s Pub-B-Q, 2610 W. Norfolk Ave.  Register from 11am-1pm, Kickstands up at 1:15 p.m.  All modes of transportation are welcome. $20 for rider/driver, $25 for rider/passenger, $10 for passenger.   Meal before or after the ride included.  50/50 split the pot raffle.  Cash prizes for best hand and 2nd best hand.

20 –  Bryce & Kelsey Mitteis Family Benefit Poker Run, Saturday, August 20, 9:30 registration, ride starts at 10:30 at Ohiya Casino, Niobrara.  This benefit will help this family with medical expense following the birth of their premature twins weighing 1 pound and 1.5 pounds.   There will be cash prizes and live music after the ride.  Contact  Douglas Rokahr  402 841 7386.    For more details, see the event poster by clicking here.

27 – Take Flight Against Cancer 3rd Annual Marv Halsey Memorial Poker Run.  Registration:  9:00am – 10:00am.  Last bike OUT from King’s Lounge at 10:30am.  Last bike IN King’s Lounge at 6:00pm.  All vehicles welcome!  Prize drawings at 6:30pm.  Pre-register before August 13th:  $20 Driver/$15 Passenger/T-shirt included.  Day of Ride:  $15 Driver/$10 Passenger.  Extra Shirts $15.  All proceeds going towards local cancer treatments.  Contact Troy Pospisil (402) 649-6487 or Marcia Pospisil (402) 679-0295.


–  Norfolk Big Riggers Poker Run to benefit Make a Wish Foundation.  Start at Truck Center Companies in Norfolk.  Registration time: 10:30 a.m.  Kick Stands Up:  11:00 a.m. hopefully back by 7:00 for Husker Game.  Cost is $10 per person – winner of the best poker hand will receive $50.00 cash.

10 –  12th Annual Grimm & St. Jude Poker Run.  Saturday, September 10th, sign up 10am-11:30 a.m.   Ride begins at 11:30 a.m. from Dennis Grimm’s, 85050 US Highway 81 (7 miles north of Norfolk.) .  Camping available, prizes awarded at 7pm sharp. Cookout and rock the night away with Stonehouse.  Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

24 – Damme Benefit Poker Run.  Saturday, September 24.  Sign in 12-1pm Mel’s Lounge, Norfolk.  Leave at 1:30 p.m.  $20/drivers hand, $10/passenger hand.  $200 best hand, $100 worst hand.  Lunch special available at Mel’s.  Double elimination pool tournament with $10 buy in.  Split the pot raffle and silent auction.  Proceeds benefit Mike & Trinity Damme who were involved in a motorcycle accident in July.  Contact Jereme Knoell 402-860-3107 for more info.