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Dog and Cat Poker RunNew Hope Dog & Cat Poker Run

Featuring a 80-Mile Motorcycle Ride through Bucks County and a Sunday Afternoon “Destination Celebration” at Fran’s Pub in New Hope

The Crossings Animal Sanctuary, Inc., a nonprofit animal welfare organization, will host the first “New Hope Dog & Cat Poker Run”, an 80-mile motorcycle ride and destination celebration, to be held on Sunday, October 9, 2011.  The proceeds of this fundraiser will benefit the animal welfare work of The Crossings Animal Sanctuary, including special rescue projects, pet information & referral, and community education. Our goal for this first motorcycle ride is to involve 150-200 riders and to raise $10,000.

The ride will begin at Brian’s Harley-Davidson in Langhorne, with registration from 9:30-11 am.  Riders, who will be joined by several members of Rescue Ink-Redemption, will then travel through Bucks County, stopping at five Participating restaurant “pit stops”.  At each of the five restaurants, riders will stop for a brief respite, draw a “poker card” from a CAS volunteer, and be introduced to a local rescue organization set up with information and pets for adoption.

Fran’s Pub in New Hope is the final destination, and the celebration location.  The party at Fran’s will begin at 12 Noon and continue to 5 p.m.  The riders will be joined at Fran’s by CAS supporters and volunteers; the public is invited to attend as well.  In addition to awarding a prize to the rider with the best poker hand, there will be raffles, door prizes, and live music. 

Pre-registration for riders has already begun, and will continue through September 30.  The cost is $20 per rider, and $10 per passenger. Riders can register online at; by mailing in a registration form, available at weekend CAS tables throughout the area; or by calling The Crossings Animal Sanctuary at (215) 321-4673.  After September 30, registration will occur on the day of the event at Brian’s Harley Davidson; the cost will be $25 for rider and $15 for passengers.

For additional information, contact The Crossings Animal Sanctuary at (215) 321-4673 or visit CAS online.

About The Crossings Animal Sanctuary, Inc:
The Crossings Animal Sanctuary, Inc. located in Washington Crossing, PA, is a non-profit, No-Kill animal welfare organization begun in February 2009.  In addition to building Bucks County’s first no-kill sanctuary, its mission is to provide quality care and a loving home for every dog and cat in Bucks County and the surrounding area.






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