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Tickets Still Available for American Hero Dinner at the Kenny Roberts Ranch
Kenny Roberts is hosting a fundraising dinner at his ranch to benefit the Welcome Home Heroes Foundation.
The May 11 American Hero Dinner is being held on behalf of the Cpl. Michael D. Anderson Jr. Memorial Foundation to raise money for Welcome Home Heroes which assists veterans in their transition back to civilian life.
Yamaha is sponsoring the dinner which will feature guests including Roberts, Mert Lawwill, Eddie Lawson, Wayne Rainey and Kenny Roberts Jr., as well as Bruce Brown, the producer and director of the Oscar-nominated film “On Any Sunday”. Also present will be representatives of the American Armed Forces including Sergeant Major Jon Cavaiani, a Vietnam vet awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Tickets for the dinner are $350 per person which includes transportation from nearby Modesto, Calif., a tour of Roberts’ private museum, and a screening of “On Any Sunday” at the Modesto Clarion Inn.
For tickets, call Kurt Vander Weide at 209-404-3928 or email email@example.com. For more information about the Cpl. Michael D. Anderson Jr. Memorial Foundation, visit TrueAmericanHero.org. Visit WelcomeHomeHeroes.org for information on the Welcome Home Heroes Foundation.