Up & Coming Weekly

September 02, 2014

Up and Coming Weekly is a weekly publication in Fayetteville, NC and Fort Bragg, NC area offering local news, views, arts, entertainment and community event and business information.

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22 UCW SEPTEMBER 3-9, 2014 WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM Run for Christi Sept. 13th First Bike Out at Noon 4624 BRAGG BLVD. Fall VA Hospital Poker Run • 13 September 2014 • Registration: 1330 at Bubba's 33 Westwood Shopping Ctr. on Morganton Rd. Run begins at 1400 Sponsored by the Veterans Motorcycle Club www.theveteransmc.com 910.424.3549 SEPTEMBER 6 • 5TH ANNUAL WE RIDE FOR THOSE WHO CAN'T REMEMBRANCE RUN at Freedom Biker Church. Registration 9 a.m. KSU 11 a.m. $20/rider, $10/ passenger. Missing Man Table ceremony, lunch, door prizes, vendors. Proceeds to benefit veterans programs. Find out more at http:// www.rollingthunder-nc1.com. SEPTEMBER 13 • FALL VA HOSPITAL POKER RUN to raise money and nonperishable items (razors, shower shoes, under garments, etc.) for the Fayetteville VA Hospital and its Patients. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at Bubba 33. Kickstands up at 2 p.m. Final Stop is the Veterans Motorcycle Club Club House for entertainment, food and drinks available by donation. Call 910- 322-3003 for information. SEPTEMBER 13 • RUN FOR CHRISTI at Legends Pub. Call 867- 2364 for information. SEPTEMBER 14 • 1ST ANNUAL ALR STATE WIDE MEET AND GREET at Old Gilliam Mill in Sanford. Poker run KSU 11 a.m. $20/bike $5/ pass, bike rodeo, 50/50, door prizes, DJ, vendors, food. SEPTEMBER 20 • 7TH ANNUAL RIDE TO ROCK OUT ALZHEIMER'S at Pine Knoll in Southern Pines. Registration at 7:30 a.m., $20/sgl $30/dbl, door prizes, food, music. Call 910-246-1066 or visit www.sjp.org for information. Visit our website for food and drink specials! MacSpeedShop.com 4 8 2 N . M C P H E R S O N C H U R C H R D . = SMOKIN' DAILY LUNCH SPECIALS OVER 200 CRAFT BEERS BIKE NIGHTS • LIVE MUSIC • CATERING 484-6200 www.upandcomingweekly.com Turn to our calendar every Wednesday and see what's happening! On September 13, 2014, the Hope Mills Veteran's Motorcycle Club will sponsor its bi-annual charity poker run, which supports local veterans. This ride raises money for the patients at the VA Hospital. According to Chris Pollitzer, one of the event organizers, this run is one of the club's biggest events. He also said that this event is important to them because all proceeds will go directly to the Fayetteville VA Hospital. The event will raise money and will also accept dona- tions of non-perishable items like razors, showershoes and under garments. Non- perishable items can be brought to the collection point, which is located at the Veterans Motorcycle Club's clubhouse. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. at Bubba's 33 at Westwood Shopping Center on Morganton in Fayetteville. The ride starts at 2 p.m. The ride will go to the VA Hospital to visit with the in-patient veterans and to take a group photo. From there, they will ride to Louie's Sports Bar at 2417 Robeson Street then Bubbas at 33500 Westwood Shopping Center and finally, the ride will end at the Veterans Motorcycle Club's clubhouse at 2280 Applebury Lane, Fayetteville. At the clubhouse, riders will be in for some good entertainment. Food and drinks will also be available for a donation. This is the 10th year that the Veteran's Motorcycle Club has held a fundraiser. According to Pollitzer, the club has raised more than $30,000 in the past and wants to make this year's event the best one ever. Contact the club at www.theveteransmc.com or call (910) 424-3549. This ride will happen rain or shine, so come out and support those that have sup- ported us. Supporting Local Veterans by JIM JONES JIM JONES, Motorcycle Enthusiast, Contributing Writer. COMMENTS? Editor@ upandcomingweekly.com. The Hope Mills Veteran's Motorcycle Club poker run will benefit the local VA Hospital.

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