Actor and Avid Rider, Lorenzo Lamas, to Lead Charity Ride for Abused Children

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Lorenzo Lamas, the heartthrob who played ex-cop Reno Raines, a chopper/cruiser-riding beefcake sporting a flowing mane (that most women wished they had), out for justice in the ’90s TV drama, Renegade, is a real life motorcyclist, and will lead a charity ride on June 3 as the grand marshal for Child Abuse Awareness.

Slated to join Lamas are actors/riders from Sons of Anarchy, Southland and American Ninja, as well as law enforcement and the general public, on the ride that will depart from Bartels’ Harley-Davidson in Marina del Rey, Calif., and end at the Newport Dunes Resort in Newport Beach, Calif.

Here’s the full set of details on the ride from the press release:

LOS ANGELES, CA – March 8, 2012 – Organizers have announced that the much anticipated ’Ride to the Dunes’ for Child Abuse Awareness, led by Grand Marshal, Lorenzo Lamas, scheduled forSunday June 3, 2012 will begin with a beautiful ride from Bartels’ Harley-Davidson, 4141 Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del Rey, CA to the serene Newport Dunes Resort, Newport Beach, CA. Lorenzo Lamas will be joined by cast members from The Sons of Anarchy, Southland and American Ninja; he invites the public to join him as well.

“As parents and Americans, we owe it to ourselves to support American military and American kids however we can. B.A.C.A. is one of many legit organizations out there seeking to raise awareness of child abuse and I call on every rider within safe riding distance to Marina Del Rey to come out and ride to support the cause,” says Lorenzo Lamas.

‘Ride to the Dunes’ for Child Abuse Awareness will conclude at the beautiful waterside setting of Newport Dunes Resort, Newport Beach, CA with lunch and a concert by Better Chemistry.

‘Ride To The Dunes, for Child Abuse Awareness’ will focus on the epidemic state of child abuse in America with the presentation of the The Children’s Wall of Tears. 4.8 children die at the hands of their caretakers every day! More than 3 million cases of child abuse are reported each year. Organizations like BACA, WACA and CASA lobby to assist children who are in danger from their abusers and to bring a greater public awareness to help make a difference in a child’s life.

‘Ride To The Dunes, for Child Abuse Awareness’ will recognize the following organizations for their untiring work for children: BACA Los Angeles, The Children’s Wall of Tears, War Against Child Abuse, CASA, LA and CASA, OC.

“We are very pleased to be included in Ride To The Dunes, for Child Abuse Awareness. Any attention to this devastating issue is a very good thing.”states Sam McKissick, President of BACA Los Angeles.

For more information is available on regarding the ‘RIDE TO THE DUNES’ for Child Abuse Awareness, go to www.ridetothedunes.org for a downloadable entry form or call 818.505.1104.

WHAT: ‘RIDE TO THE DUNES’ For Child Abuse Awareness

 

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. Registration, Ride begins at 10:00 am, Sunday June 3, 2012.

 

WHERE: Ride begins at Bartels’ Harley-Davidson, 4141 Lincoln Blvd., Marina Del Rey, CA and concluding at Newport Dunes Resort, 1131 Back Bay Dr., Newport Beach, CA.

 

WHY: To bring about a greater public awareness to the present epidemic state of child abuse.

 

CONTACT: Cherry Hepburn, Putnam & Smith – (O) 818-505-1104, (C) 818-471-7079  cherry@putnam-smith.com

 

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