The 5th Annual Mikey Thorpe Memorial Ride For Life is set for Saturday, September 23rd. Â This annual event raises money for helping to make wishes come trueÂ for Wyomingâ€™s terminally ill children.
This yearâ€™s event will feature an Adult Poker Run, a Childrenâ€™s Bicycle Poker Run, and a car, truck, and motorcycle show.
The Adult Poker Run begins with registration at 8 a.m. at the American Legion, 551 Broadway. Kick stands are up at 10 a.m., and the last card is at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per hand, and all vehicles are welcome.
The 2nd Annual Childrenâ€™s Bicycle Poker Run begins with registration at 9:30 a.m. at Veteranâ€™s Park with kick stands up at 11 a.m., and last card at 1 p.m. The ride will be escorted by the Rock Springs Police Department. All participants must wear helmets. Cost for the Childrenâ€™s Poker Run is $5 per hand with prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
The Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Show registration begins at 10 a.m. with check-in at the American Legion. There is a $10 automobile entrance fee. The Car Show begins at 11 a.m. on South Main and goes until 4 p.m. The Car Show is sponsored by Brower Brothers Nissan.
In addition, the Mikey Thorpe Memorial Ride For Life features a 50/50 raffle, a limited edition his and her hand gun raffle, live action at 5 p.m., entertainment at 7 p.m., and a live DJ.