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4th Annual “Rock & Rally for the Troops” Motorcycle Run & Outdoor Music Festival

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Public Invited To Motorcycle Run and Outdoor Music Festival in Fife, Washington To Raise Funds for Wounded Soldiers and Show Their Support for Active Military.

 

Mom's Rocket

Mom’s Rocket

On Saturday August 2rd from 10 am to 11pm, the general public, veterans and local military are invited to the Louie G’s Pizza in Fife, Washington to participate in “Rock & Rally For The Troops,” featuring an all day motorcycle run and outdoor music festival to support the programs of Operation Ward 57.

Righteous Vendetta

Righteous Vendetta

The musical lineup includes Righteous Vendetta, True Holland, Lakeview Drive, Mom’s Rocket, Amadon, The Adarna, The Mothership, A Lien Nation and Antihero, along with a special performance of the national anthem by Heather Rayburn.  These are some great bands who are getting major national and international attention from their albums and live shows, so check them out online (we gave you links to make it nice and easy!)…and show them some love for supporting this important event.

This autographed and numbered canvas print by Robb Fenn of Zach Meyers from Shinedown will be framed and part of the silent auction!

This autographed and numbered canvas print by Robb Fenn of Zach Meyers from Shinedown will be framed and part of the silent auction!

As America enters its 13th year of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, showing support for our returning wounded 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 attending the Outdoor Music Festival featuring 9 local and national bands on 2 stages. There will also be a silent auction at the event from 3-7pm. This is an all ages event.

Rock n Rally Walter ReedAll funds raised from the motorcycle run, silent auctions and individual donations will go directly to Operation Ward 57 to support the wounded service members recovering from their injuries at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. 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 Louie G’s owner Louie Galarza (a man who has done so much for our troops, other causes like Diabetes, for the music industry and…oh yeah, for pizza and burgers, too!) ~ 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 who have sacrificed so much in support of OIF/OEF/OND.

General Info

Rock n Rally 2013, photo courtesy of Gertie Ducky-Diva of Gene Juarez Salons

Rock n Rally 2013, photo courtesy of Gertie Ducky-Diva of Gene Juarez Salons


MC Run registration will be same day on-site at Rock the Dock Pub & Grill, 535 Dock St, Tacoma, WA. $15 suggested donation per bike. $10 each additional rider. MC entry also includes music festival entry.

  • Edward Lychik

    Edward Lychik

    • Breakfast Available Pre Ride at Rock the Dock: 9am
    • MC registration: 9am
    • Last Bike Out: 10am
    • Doors Open: 1:30pm
    • Silent Auction: 3-7pm
    • First Band: 2:15pm
    • Adventurer and motivational speaker Army OEF Veteran Edward Lychik, a hip-disartic amputee, will be speaking to share his experiences and raise awareness for veteran-related issues:  5:30pm

Louie G’s is located near Joint Base Lewis-McChord at 5219 Pacific Highway East, Fife, Washington, louiegspizza.com

 

Rock n Rally Operation Ward 57 2About Operation Ward 57

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC) in Bethesda, MD is the first stop for many of America’s returning wounded service members from Iraq and Afghanistan. Known as “the amputee ward,” historically the orthopedic Ward 57 at WRAMC, now 4E at WRNMMC, houses patients for weeks or even months as the painful sacrifice of losing one or more limbs is the new battle these heroes and their families now fight. Operation Ward 57 was founded in 2007.

operationward57.org 

facebook.com/operationward57 

twitter.com/operationward57


WebAbout 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

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Music Festival $15 adv/$20 at the door. Tickets are available HERE or at the venue.

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Louie G“Rock & Rally” is a vital annual event dedicated to an exceedingly brave and deserving, to put it mildly, group of people (produced, as well, by another  incredibly self-less group of individuals), and we should never forget the reasons that this benefit is so very important ~ and that we owe every single person connected with “Rock & Rally” a great amount of respect, whether for their service to our country or for their dedication to bringing attention to and raising funds for those who served and are currently serving…But with respect and gratitude in our hearts, let’s not forget that “Rock & Rally” is a PARTY as well…so eat, ride, hear some music, hang with like-minded people, and HAVE FUN!!

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