Over 200 Motorcycle Riders Expected at Charity Poker Run in West Los Angeles Bartels’ Harley Davidson and Messengers of Recovery co-sponsor fundraiser for women’s recovery

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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Returning for its sixth year, the Annual Miriam’s House Poker Run is being held October 16, 2014 at Bartels’ Harley Davidson 4141 Lincoln Blvd, Marina Del Rey. All riders are welcome to participate in the ride. All non-riders, friends, and supporters are welcome to join the event at Bartels’. “Bartels’ Harley Davidson is proud to host the Miriam’s House Poker Run in its sixth year running” said Bill Bartels, owner of Bartels’ Harley Davidson, “We welcome Harley lovers and the extended Los Angeles community to join us in support of worthwhile cause”. The ride will begin and end at Bartels’ where food and drinks will be served starting at noon. This year’s event will feature Celebrity appearances, live music, dozens of vendors, a raffle and silent auction. Live band performances by Mercy and the Machine. The charity ride and event is being coordinated and co-sponsored with the generous support of the Messengers of Recovery motorcycle club. “The families from Miriam’s House are so grateful for all the support from the biker community and Bartels Harley Davidson. I look forward to another amazing and safe ride” said Bryan Moeller, Board Member of Promises Foundation.

“The sixth annual Poker Run benefiting Miriam’s House, a sober living house for pregnant, single mothers and their kids. The event has grown over the last 6 years with the help of Bartels’ Harley Davidson, the Messengers of Recovery, and the generous hearts of the motorcycle community”, said Marc “Scully” Heathfield of the Messengers of Recovery, “The turnout has been overwhelming”.

About Promises Foundation:
All net proceeds will go to the Promises foundation to support Miriam’s house; a transitional home for women and their children that provides a one-year program of recovery services, parenting education, career guidance, scholarships and a pathway to permanent housing. The Promises Foundation is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization.

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