The VVCC Ride For Five Drive recently concluded. The Drive raised $10,181.12 with $7,726.12 of the proceeds supporting the Western Gateway Trail Building Fund and the balance supporting the Verde Valley Bikes for Kids Program. Over 75% of the entrants were from outside the Verde Valley but Verde Valley supporters gobbled up about 50% of the tickets. The Drive attracted 385 entrants who purchased 3,056 tickets. Prize winners were...
Jim Tulin of Scottsdale, AZ won the grand prize and chose the Tarmac SL5 road bike provided through Absolute Bikes.
A happy Jim Tulin with his new Tarmac SL5
Andrew Stravers of Gallup, NM won the Carbon 41W 27.5 Wheel Set generously provided by QBP founder Steve Flagg.
Mike Coyne of Sedona by way of Massachusetts won the complete Rockford-Fosgate 600W Car Audio System donated by our good friends at Rockford-Fosgate.
Austin Riba of Santa Barbara, CA won the trip for (2) on any AZT Expeditions MTB Trip provided by Matt McFee of Hermosa Tours.
VVCC's own, Marty Glinsky, who purchased a gazillion raffle entries, was not denied and won the Trek 8.2 Hybrid Bike donated by the Verde Valley Bicycle Company.
Louise Brinton, who also purchased a bunch of entries, won the HP250 Notebook PC provided by CDW-Government of Vernon Hills, IL (thanks Ben!)
Pat Roberts of the Village of Oak Creek, EJ Hornick of Parkville, MD, and Keene Turner of St Charles, MO won Kali Interceptor helmets from Kali Protectives (thanks Jon!). Marila Alvares also won a Kali Interceptor but she asked, and Kali agreed, to provide a kid's Interceptor for the Verde Valley Bikes for Kids program.
Rounding out the prize winners were Richard Mahoney of the Village of Oak Creek and Paul Hallinan of Sedona who won the Camelbaks.
Thank you all for making the Ride For Five Drive a success.