Step Up America Announces Ride For America Poker Run

Ride For America Poker Run
Ride For America Poker Run

SEBASTIAN – Step Up America has announced it’s first annual Ride For America Poker Run in Sebastian on April 7, 2018.

The Step Up America program is called “A Call To Good Citizenship” and is designed to teach our youth how to become responsible and engaged U.S. Citizens.

“In the past Six months, we have reached over 1700 students, as far north as Jacksonville and as far south as Port Saint Lucie. We also developed a Good Citizenship award that we have proudly presented to those that truly exemplify what it means to be a good citizen,” a spokesperson said.

The upcoming Ride For America Poker Run is a fundraiser for the program and the veterans who support it. It takes place on Saturday, April 7th starting at the American Legion Post 189, located at 807 Louisiana Ave. in Sebastian.

A tax-deductible registration fee is $15.00 per person, or you can join the party.

“All are welcome, join us for food music and all the fun. Breakfast and registration start at 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.,” according to the press release.

Kickstands up at 10:00 a.m. Last bike in at 3:00 p.m. at American Legion Post 39, located at 1535 Old Dixie Highway in Vero Beach for music and fun.

This ride benefits the Veterans and the Step Up American Program.

You can register at or join them on April 7th.

For more information, you can call Tim Turner at 772-321-2163 or John McIntosh at 772-388-2490.

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