Trips for Kids to Host 13th Annual “Brews, Bikes and Bucks” Meet the Mountain Bike Pioneers Bash

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Trips for Kids to Host 13th Annual “Brews, Bikes and Bucks” Meet the Mountain Bike Pioneers Bash

Mountain bike legends and Marin County community members join forces to raise funds for youth cycling programs at annual raffle event

San Rafael, Calif. – Trips for Kids’ annual “Brews, Bikes and Bucks” party will be held Sunday, February 13, 2011, at the Broken Drum Brewery in San Rafael, 2-6 p.m. .

Trips for Kids founder Marilyn Price says, “Join us for the festivities. This event gives our organization an enormous helping hand and is tons of fun!”

Attracting famous mountain biking pioneers year after year, the “Brews, Bikes and Bucks” celebration features delicious beer, food, and valuable raffle prizes. There is no charge for the event and Broken Drum owner, Noah Berry, will donate 100% of the beer sales to Trips for Kids.

Mountain biking legends Gary Fisher, Tom Ritchey, Joe Breeze, Ned Overend, Scott Nicol, Juli Furtado, Jacquie Phelan, Otis Guy, Ross Shafer, Charles Kelly, Steve Potts, Mark Slate, Mert Lawwill, Rick Sutton and Chris Lang are all likely to attend.

Bike-related prizes will be raffled off all afternoon long.  The grand prize will be a 2010 Jamis Dakar Sport dual suspension mountain bike (retail value $875) donated by Jamis Bicycles. A silent auction will include items, such as a 2010 Marin Bikes Drakes Beach Cruiser (retail value $330).

Advance raffle tickets are available at the Broken Drum and at Trips for Kids’ Re-Cyclery Thrift Shop in San Rafael. Raffle tickets will also be sold at the event and ticket holders need not be present to win. The Broken Drum Brewery is located at 1132 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA, (415) 456-4677.

The Trips for Kids Re-Cyclery Bike Thrift Shop is located at 610 Fourth Street, San Rafael, Calif. The shop is open every Tuesday through Friday, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information about the event or Trips for Kids, please visit www.tripsforkids.org/marin or call Marilyn Price at (415) 458-2986.

Trips for Kids, a national 501(c)3 nonprofit, gives underserved youth a chance to experience the joy and challenge of mountain biking, while learning valuable life skills and an appreciation for the outdoors. There are currently 66 Trips for Kids chapters across the United Stated, Canada and in Israel which serve more than 8,500 deserving kids each year.

Source: Marilyn Price

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