Monday, September 16, 2013

Ronald McDonald House Motorcycle/Auto Show @RMHCSC #LongBeach


 


INAUGURAL CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW GETS HUNDREDS OF AUTO LOVERS REVVED TO SUPPORT FAMILIES WITH CRITICALLY ILL CHILDREN

WHAT: Southland auto lovers are gearing up for the Inaugural Car & Motorcycle Show benefitting the Long Beach Ronald McDonald House, a program of Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California (RMHCSC). The show will feature a 300-plus automobile exhibition including rods, customs, muscle, choppers, classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, specialty vehicles and European exotics. The event will raise funds for, and awareness of, the programs and services offered to families with critically ill children. Fans that attend will enjoy delicious food, music and an auction with items valued at over $1,000 each, plus photo opportunities with Ronald McDonald himself.
                     


NOTABLE:             Celebrity car customizer George Barris and the Batmobile

DISPLAYS:             Philanthropist Michael Armand Hammer

ATTENDEES:        CEO of Price Transfer Automobilia Rick Lorenzen Event emcee and KABC Automotive Reporter Dave Kunz

WHEN:                    
Sunday, September 29, 2013  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
                                                           
WHERE:               
 Long Beach Convention Center – Back Lot & Rainbow Lagoon

                                  300 East Ocean Boulevard
                                  Long Beach, CA 90802

WHY: The Long Beach Ronald McDonald House is the newest RMHCSC program. A 23-room house, it offers low cost, and often free, temporary housing for families who travel long distances while their children receive treatment at nearby medical facilities. Since December 2011, families from around the world have spent more than 4,200 nights at the house.
                             
RMHCSC: Provides comfort, care and support to children and families in Southern California through several programs including: six Ronald McDonald Houses; two Ronald McDonald Family Rooms, an oasis inside the hospital for parents with children in the pediatric and neonatal intensive care units; Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times®, a free, medically-supervised, sleep-away camp where children with cancer can process their diagnosis and restore their self-esteem; a scholarship program for graduating high school seniors; and a community grants board, which provides much-needed funding to local nonprofit organizations.

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