Cypress, CA - May 6, 2014
– In support of the Yamaha True American Heroes Weekend--the
fundraising event taking place this weekend at Kenny Roberts’ legendary
ranch in Modesto, California--Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A., has
donated a 2014 Star Bolt to the Benefit Auction that is a featured event
during the weekend. The announcement was made by Bob Starr, General Manager of Communications for Yamaha’s Motorsports Group.
to Starr, “During last year’s True American Heroes Weekend, Yamaha had a
Star Bolt on hand, and Kenny took a spirited ride around his flat track
on the bike. He liked the Bolt so much that he wanted to give people a
chance to bid on one during this year’s auction. We were happy to
accommodate him and contribute to Welcome Home Heroes.”
Set to commence right after the True American Heroes Benefit Dinner
next Friday night, May 9, Justin Trick from Mulrooney Auction Company
will conduct the live auction right at King Kenny’s ranch to benefit
Welcome Home Heroes.
with the brand-new Star Bolt donated by Yamaha, other items up for bid
include Team Roberts memorabilia, other signed racing-related items, and
lots of additional motorsports merchandise.
About Welcome Home Heroes
Welcome Home Heroes is
a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation organized to provide assistance to
local Central California veterans of the U.S. military in their
transition from active duty to private life. Last year, the True American Heroes Dinner and Cpl. Michael D. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Ride raised nearly $50,000. Visit TrueAmericanHero.org for more information.