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Johns Wheels For Wishes - 4th Annual (# 23398)
22-Sep-2012 (Saturday) From: 11:00 AM, To: 11:00 PM
This year, John's Wheels for Wishes will be hosting a poker run to raise money Sierra Coulbourne, age 16, diagnosed with Lupus in October, 2011. Prior to being diagnosed with Lupus, Sierra suffered from Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RDS) due to a surgery that went wrong. Sierra spent over 2 months in Johns Hopkins. Within 10 days of her firstsymptoms, her fingers swelling; Sierra was left paralyzed, running high fevers, her muscles began deteriorating and she suffered a lung collapse and kidney failure. She is currently taking dozens of medications andundergoing Chemo Therapy along with monthly injections to try and save her organs. Sierra has aspirations of becoming a police officer and iscurrently involved in the Frederick County Sheriff's Youth ExplorerProgram. She also enjoys hunting and riding motorcycles, especially her dirt bike! Her mom, a single mother, is working 4 jobs to try and make ends meet and keeping Sierra as healthy as possible.Registration will open at 9am at Frederick Harley Davidson. The ride will leave at 11:00am and head to Thurmont and continue through parts of Western Maryland and ending at the Emmitsburg Ambulance Company, located on Creamery Road for an after-party. Music provided by the one- and-only WYLDEFIRE BAND raffles and more will be held during the party so stick around!! Food will be served at 4:00pm. If you can't participate in the ride, the after party is open to everyone! Tickets will be sold for $15.
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