The 12th Annual Motorcycle Poker Run
Thank you to everyone who came to our 12th Annual Motorcycle Poker Run and Chili Cook-off. We had 279 participants, 200 riders, and 1 really sweet Corvette driven by Bruce Dennis. The event raised $75,000 in donations – our biggest amount ever!
The winner of the Harley was Emory Schaffer, Local 48 member working for Christenson Electric at Intel.
The gold coin was won by Tom and Renelle Deering.
The winner of the chili cook off was Dan Newberry, IAM and AW, Local Lodge 63.
The High Hand was held by Rodger Misho
The Low Hand was held by Mark Neyman
Our top contributors were IAM & AW Local Lodge 63 with $5,063; Columbia Motorcycle Harley-Davidson with $3,150; IBEW Local 48 with $2500; Sheet Metal Workers Local 16 with $1,900, Carpenters Local 146 with $1,460 and our Thousand Dollar Club (with distant contributors):
IBEW Local 6 (San Francisco, CA)
IBEW Local 280 (Tangent, OR)
IBEW Local 302 (Martinez, CA)
IBEW Local 332 (San Jose, CA)
Operating Engineers Local 701
In Addition, Gaylord Sports Management in Scottsdale, AZ and Unions for Kids Committee member Theresia Lloyd-Siemer each contributed in excess of a $1,000 in prizes.
Finally, the Northwest Labor Press, Hollywood Impress, Union Yes Web Services and the IBEW & United Workers Federal Credit Union all contributed goods and services worth over $1,000.
A big thank you to our contributors, to everyone who kindly made donations to this event, and to all the awesome volunteers who made this event possible.
And many thanks to Cari Ebbert for sharing her photos of the event:
Also thanks to Mike from Northwest Labor Press for his photos:
And finally, thank you to Scott, Local 48, for the photos he sent in: