2012 AMBUCS Big Bike Run

Downtown Grapevine TexasThis looks like a really fun event for a great cause.  Here are the details:

When: SUNDAY ~ APRIL 22, 2012, 11 am

What: Grapevine AMBUCS 9th Annual Poker Run

Where: Starts at Wilhoitte’s in Grapevine

What is AMBUCS?

AMBUCS is a national, non-profit organization consisting of a diverse group of men and women who are dedicated to creating mobility and independence for people with disabilities. One way we do this is with a special, therapeutic tricycle we call the AmTryke.

The fun and freedom that comes from riding your very own bike is something everyone should enjoy! Our AmTrykes, which can be motored by hand/or foot, are designed to accommodate riders of all ages, sizes and varying degrees of physical limitations. The Grapevine Heritage chapter of AMBUCS is asking for your help in one of our biggest fundraisers of the year! Please help us provide trykes to disabled individuals who otherwise may never feel the freedom of their on bike!

What is a Poker Run?

A Poker Run is an organized vehicular event where riders/drivers travel a prescribed course and select playing cards a designated stops along the way. At the end of the run, the person with the best poker hand wins a prize. A poker run usually requires a fee to enter with part or all of the proceeds donated to a charity. This poker asks for a $25 donation – all proceeds going to Grapevine Heritage AMBUCS – a 501.C3 charity.

This year, the Grapevine Heritage chapter of AMBUCS will celebrate 20 years serving our community! And we plan to make our 9th annual Poker Run a day you’ll never forget! Riders and supporters from all over will come to visit with old friends, make new ones and experience the feeling of what helping others is all about. Our Poker Run participants and sponsors alike will see an AmTryke presentation, and the families of our recipients will get to visit with those that make things happen.

How can you make a difference?

This year, we are asking for your support. Can you sponsor our event? Or offer a cash donation? How about a raffle prize or service donation? Can you join us on event day to ride along? We sure hope so.

Thank you in advance for your consideration! One person cannot do this alone – it takes all of us working together to truly make a difference!

If you have any questions, you may contact our Big Bike Run Chairperson – Lacee Cleland. Lacee may be reached via phone at 817-456-5854 or via email at info@grapevineheritageambucs.org.

Details of the Big Bike Run

1st Stop – Willhoite’s
423 S Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051

Registration will begin at 11am. Draw first card. First bike out at noon.

2nd Stop – Sneaky Pete’s
2 Eagle Pointe Drive, Lewisville, TX 75067
Draw 2nd card. Buy more if you like!

3rd Stop – Hard Eight BBQ
205 S Oak Street, Roanoke, TX 76262
Draw 3rd card. Buy more if you like!

4th Stop – Back Porch Grill & Tavern
210 N Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051
Draw 4th card. Buy more if you like!

Final Stop – Love and War in Texas
2505 E Grapevine Mills Circle, Grapevine, TX 76051
Draw 5th card. Buy more if you like!

AmTryke presentations, live entertainment, raffle prizes, and poker hand winners announced.
All bikes in by 4:30 pm.

Live entertainment at Final Stop –
The Randy Brown Show