Trips for Kids to Host 14th Annual “Brews, Bikes and Bucks” Bash

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Trips for Kids to Host 14th 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. – January 16, 2012 – Trips for Kids’ annual “Brews, Bikes and Bucks” party will be held Sunday, February 12, 2011, at the Broken Drum Brewery in San Rafael, 2-6 p.m.

Attracting famous mountain biking pioneers year after year, the “Brews, Bikes and Bucks” celebration features delicious beer, food, music 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, Joe Breeze, Ned Overend, Tom Ritchey, Scot Nicol, Juli Furtado, Jacquie Phelan, Otis Guy, Charles Kelly, Ross Shafer, Steve Potts, Mert Lawwill, Mark Slate, Rick Sutton, Dave Garoutte and Chris Lang are all likely to attend.

Bike-related prizes will be raffled throughout the afternoon. The grand prize will be a 2011 Jamis Dakar XC Sport dual suspension mountain bike (retail value $1000) donated by Jamis Bicycles. A silent auction will include items, such as a mountain bike donated by Marin Bikes.Music will be provided by the Jack Straw Blues Band a youth jam band from Redwood High School.

Trips for Kids founder Marilyn Price says, “This is a great event to “rub elbows” with our local mountain bike pioneers and support Trips for Kids at the same time.”

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 76 Trips for Kids chapters across the United Stated, Canada and in Israel which serve more than 12,000 deserving kids each year.

Trips for Kids to Host 14th Annual “Brews, Bikes and Bucks” Party

  • Join the Mountain Bike Pioneers at a party to benefit Trips for Kids
  • Sunday, February 12, 2012 2pm – 6pm
  • Broken Drum Brewery, 1132 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA
  • Great food, drink and music
  • Drawing/Auction include mountain bikes from Jamis and Marin Bikes
  • No admission charge
  • For more information: (415) 458-2986info@tripsforkids.org, or www.tripsforkids.org/marin

Source: Marilyn Price

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