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"Ride for a Reason" hitting the streets in Bartow
"Ride for a Reason" hitting the streets in Bartow

Bartow, FL - Motorcycle riders will tour scenic Polk County during Parks & Recreation's 5th Annual "Ride for a Reason" Poker Run on April 2.

Parks and Rec officials say all proceeds will benefit the Sunshine Foundation, a wish-granting organization based in Davenport.

Registration and check-in begins at 10:00 a.m. and riders will depart from the Sunshine Foundation Dream Village, located at 5400 County Road 547 North in Davenport.

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Riders, they say, will use maps provided to locate all five stops and the last bike in must arrive at the final stop by 4:00 p.m.

Participants are invited to stay for the after party at the Shamrock Pub & Grille featuring a live band, raffles, BBQ meal specials and vendors.

Pre-registered riders will receive an event T-shirt.

Early registration costs $15 for a single rider, $25 for a rider and a passenger. Riders registering the day of the event will pay $20 for a single rider, $30 for a rider and a passenger.

Additional hands cost $5 each and additional T-shirts may be purchased for $10. In addition to the prize for best hand, participants are also eligible for raffle drawings.

The event is sponsored in part by The Shamrock Pub & Grille, Lamar Outdoor Advertising, The Sunshine Foundation, Motorcycle Safety Training of Polk County, Inc., P & J Recreation, X - Techs Inc., and Angler's Sports Bar & Grille.

The pre-registration deadline is March 18.

Registration forms are available at the Parks & Recreation office in Bartow and on the web, www.polk-county.net.

For more information or to register, contact Stephanie Glausser at 534 - 6911 or stephanieglausser@polk-county.net.

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