Sertoma Foundation Announced King & Queen at Inaugural Biker's Ball
New Port Richey, FL (Oct. 28, 2011)
The Leather & Lace Inaugural Biker’s Ball kick started the seventh annual Florin Roebig “Cotee River Bike Fest” in New Port Richey. It was held October 6 at the Quality Inn & Suites in New Port Richey and drew a crowd of more than 75 attendees.
A local law firm, Proly, Laporte & Mulligan, P.A., were the ball’s presenting sponsors. The awards sponsor was Greg Henry, Inc, a restoration specialist, and the decorations sponsor was Frederick T. Reeves, P.A.
Proceeds from the ball will benefit the Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation’s Children’s Hearing Help Fund. Sertoma is committed to improving the life of children and adults with hearing disabilities.
All ball attendees enjoyed the hospitality suite prior to an elegant dinner. Full Throttle magazine did their live weekly webcast from the Biker’s Ball and Radical Randy provided the musical entertainment as DJ. There were also video game contests such as Home Run Derby and Alli gators Florida Grill & Bar provided Rocky the bucking bull for those brave enough to try and ride him.
Kim Bogart, Bogart & Associates and Mary B. Archie, Florida Luxury Realty were chosen as King and Queen of the Road out of a field of five nominees in each category. The King and Queen received Harley-Davidson leather jackets that were donated at cost by Gulf Coast Harley-Davidson, as well as, some dining gift cards, other prizes and a plaque.
The criteria for nominees to be considered for the King or Queen of the Road was an individual who is a motorcycle enthusiast that has made an outstanding impact through his or her involvement in the community where they live through civic activities benefiting the community, civic groups and nonprofit organizations. Nominations were encouraged from motorcycle clubs, civic organizations, and individuals.
Hearing Loss is the most common birth defect nationally. Early detection and intervention is vital for an infant to have the opportunity to access speech and other sounds for learning and brain development. Sertoma Speech and Hearing Foundation assists hard of hearing babies, children, and adults to avoid a life of isolation and hear the world around them so they can succeed personally, academically, and socially.
The mission of the Sertoma Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida is to provide quality developmental and rehabilitative services, products and education--primarily to children--throughout Florida, in a caring and compassionate environment, never limited by the ability to pay.