PUBLIC INVITED TO MOTORCYCLE RUN AND OUTDOOR MUSIC FESTIVAL IN TACOMA TO RAISE FUNDS FOR WOUNDED SERVICE MEMBERS AND SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR ACTIVE MILITARY.
Now in its fifth year, Rock & Rally For The Troops will take place at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma on Saturday, August 1 and featured some great local bands as well as national touring act Eve To Adam. The general public, veterans and local military are invited to participate in Rock & Rally For The Troops, to support the programs of Operation Ward 57.
As America enters its 14th year of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, showing support for our wounded, ill and injured service members is more important than ever. Attendees of the event can show their support by participating in the motorcycle run sponsored by BROTHERS IN ARMS MOTORCYCLE CLUB or attend the Outdoor Music Festival featuring 4 local and national bands. The music lineup includes Eve to Adam, Klover Jane, Van Eps and JP Hennessy.
Last year’s Rock & Rally concert featured the likes of The Adarna, Ten Miles Wide (formerly known as The Mothership), Mom’s Rocket, Antihero, and several other local favourites, who assembled at Louie G’s Pizzeria in Fife for the event.
There will also be a silent auction at the event from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. and this is an all ages event. See the Facebook event page
Also, U.S. Army Veteran Mary Dague, and former member of the Army’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team, will be speaking to share her experiences of being a double arm amputee and raise awareness for veteran related issues.
All funds raised from the motorcycle run, silent auctions and individual donations will go directly to Operation Ward 57 to support the wounded, ill and injured service members & Veterans recovering around the country. Operation Ward 57 T-shirts that are given to patients and families will also be available for sale at the Rock & Rally event.
The event sponsors Brothers In Arms MC and Lyon Pride Music Founder Levi Lyon were inspired by Operation Ward 57, and were motivated to find a way to make an impact on and improve the overall quality of life of the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines that have sacrificed so much in support of OIF/OEF/OND.
MC Run registration will be same day on-site at Rock the Dock Pub & Grill, 535 Dock St, Tacoma, WA starting at 11am. $20 suggested donation per bike. $10 each additional rider. MC entry also includes music festival entry.
Music Festival tickets are $20 adv/$25 at the door.
Tickets are available at http://www.rockandrallyforthetroops.com or at the venue the day of the event.
Schedule of events:
MC registration: 11am
Last Bike Out Noon
Doors Open 5:00pm
Silent Auction: 5-7pm
Guest Speaker: 6:15pm
First Band: 5:30pm
Event Close: 10:00pm
Event Website – http://www.rockandrallyforthetroops.com or www.facebook.com/rockandrallyforthetroops
About Operation Ward 57: Operation Ward 57 supports wounded, injured and ill service members, veterans, their caregivers and those that aid in their recovery by providing assistance and outreach in their recovery, comfort and morale, and through advocacy, education and promotion of their circumstances.. Operation Ward 57 was founded in 2007. www.operationward57.org ~ www.facebook.com/operationward57 ~ www.twitter.com/operationward57
About Brothers In Arms MC – The Brothers-in-Arms Motorcycle Club honors, respects and cares for those who have served, will serve and are serving in our nation’s armed forces. We combine our common passion for motorcycling with supporting local veterans and military organizations.
It all goes down on August 1st. #IMMORTAL #RR2015 #TacomaGet your tickets here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1321342 or www.rockandrallyforthetroops.com
Posted by Rock & Rally For The Troops on Saturday, June 27, 2015