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News Release

Thursday, June 23, 2005

Media Relations

3rd Annual Motorcycle Ride to Benefit Kids and Crime Prevention

WHAT:
3rd Annual Charity Motorcycle Ride

WHEN:
Sunday, June 26, 2005
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Los Angeles Police Academy
1880 North Academy Drive
Los Angeles

WHO:
Councilmember Jan Perry, Council District 9
Councilmember Dennis Zine, Council District 3
Deputy Chief Lee Carter, Operations-Central Bureau
Commander Luis Gray, Operations-Central Bureau
Mickey Jones, Actor and LAPD Police Reserve Officer

WHY:
The Central City Police Boosters are sponsoring a motorcycle ride to benefit Los Angeles Central Area kids and crime prevention programs. The event will include a short and scenic ride with stops at the Harley Davidson Glendale dealership and other Los Angeles locations. This year's Grand Marshall will be actor/police reserve officer, Mickey Jones.

At the conclusion of the 3rd Annual Charity Motorcycle Ride, event emcee and KLOS radio show personality Al Ramirez, will welcome participants to a barbecued lunch and invite them to enjoy music performed by the 1960's Rock n' Roll band "The Boys." Riders will also have an opportunity to meet with celebrities, win prizes, participate in a silent auction, view static displays, shop motorcycle vendors and meet with other bike enthusiasts.

For additional information, please contact Officer Marie Kardiban, Central Community Relations Office at 213-972-1876.