Thousand Foot Krutch 6th Annual Rock and Rally
Event on 2016-08-06 17:00:00
PUBLIC INVITED TO MOTORCYCLE RUN AND OUTDOOR MUSIC FESTIVAL IN TACOMA WASHINGTON TO RAISE FUNDS FOR WOUNDED SERVICE MEMBERS AND SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR ACTIVE MILITARY.
TACOMA, WA – For a sixth year, on Saturday August 6th, the general public, Veterans and local military are invited to Cheney Stadium (near Joint Base Lewis-McChord) at 2502 S Tyler St, Tacoma, WA 98405, phone (253) 752-7707, to participate in Rock & Rally For The Troops. The event features a motorcycle poker run and outdoor music festival to support the programs of Operation Ward 57.
As America enters its 15th year of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and surrounding areas, 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. There will also be a silent auction at the event from 5-7pm as well as multiple vendors and activities. This is an all ages event.
The music lineup includes national performers Thousand Foot Krutch, 3 Pill Morning, Rain Light Fade and Clear the Chaos.
Also, U.S. Army Veteran and triple amputee SGT (Ret) Adam Keys and his mother Julie Keys will be speaking to share their experiences from injury to recovery and to help 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, Agility Audio Visual, Rock Paper Rock, Swarner Communications and the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Tribe were all 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 1130am. suggested donation per bike. each additional rider. MC entry also includes music festival entry.
Music Festival adv/ at the door. Tickets are available at http://www.rockandrallyforthetroops.com/ or at the venue the day of.
MC registration: 1130am Last Bike Out 12:30pm 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
About Thousand Foot Krutch: Since hitting the scene in 1997, Canadian rock band Thousand Foot Krutch has been an engine of forward motion through the music industry. In that time the prolific band has released 6 studio albums, 1 live album, and 2 remix albums. Bending genres and styles, their songs have been featured prominently in numerous commercials, sports promos, and film trailers. http://www.thousandfootkrutch.com/
Contact: Operation Ward 57 – Brittney Hamilton, Executive Director, Brittney@operationward57.org (253) 534-8779 Brothers In Arms MC – http://brothersinarmsmc-pugetsound.com/
For Media Inquiries/Band Interviews – Christian Hamilton, firstname.lastname@example.org
at Cheney Stadium, Tacoma Narrows Airport, Commencement Bay, Ruston Way Waterfront
Tacoma, United States