29th AnnualToy & Food Run - October 11, 2015
All Food/Toy Donations go to Local Charities that will be present to pick them up. They will also be available to explain what they do in their charity to all the attendees.
Charities To Date: Mutual Ground, Inc. FISH Food Pantry
Westside Church of Christ
Dupage County Community Services
Elburn Food PantryHesed House
HCS Family Services Food Pantry
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) - Elgin
Humanitarian Service Project
Between Friends Food Pantry
Kane County Veterans Assistance Commission
Aunt Martha’s Youth Service Center
Aurora Soup Kitchen
Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry
Fox Valley Christian Action
$10 p/p Proceeds go to Protect Your Motorcyling Freedoms!
Multiple Registration Points and Pre-Run Collection Boxes. People can drop off Toys and Food to the registration locations as well
Toy Run Pin to the First Fifty that register at all locations! Turn your playing card in at the Batavia VFW to get your free pin!
MULTIPLE AREA Registrations will begin at 9:30am - 10:30am at these areas:
- Batavia VFW, Rt 25 - Batavia, IL THIS SITE IS 9:00am – 3:00pm
- Fox River Harley Davidson - Saint Charles, IL
- Heritage Harley Davidson - Lisle, IL
- Joe’s Bar & Grill, Joliet (Conrads HD Registration Site)
- DeKalb Harley Davidson - DeKalb IL
- Fox Valley Cycles – Aurora IL
- Knuckleheads – Elburn IL
Parade Route: Knuckleheads Tavern, Elburn IL. Gathering point for parade route. Registration Available at 10:00am - Parade leaves at 12:30pm sharp. Fully escorted! Elburn PD, Kane County Sheriff Dept, Batavia PD & Kane County Emergency Scene Mgmt will be helping keep everyone safe.
Grand Marshall Governor Bruce Rauner and Pat Capone, 109.3 The Fox
Mark's Second Street Tavern, Saint Charles IL 10:00am - 11:30am
Knuckleheads, Elburn: 10:00am – 12:30pm
or go directly to the Batavia VFW, register and stay.
Vendors: Many Vendors: Tattoos/Piercings, Victory Leather, & More
Food Vendors: BBQ, Gyros, Mexican, Popcorn, Italian, Hot Dogs/Brats & More!
River House BBQ
Darcy's Gyros & Sandwiches
Elburn Lion's Club
Bike Show - with trophies, photos, chance for a $2,000 Custom Paint Job
Toy Run T-Shirt: Limited Amount – get yours at the end point!
Door Prizes: Donated from all over. T-shirts, accessories, anything you can think of it will be there!
ABATE Products: Get all your Freedom Fighter gear here!
Memberships/Renewals Will Be Taken At Event. Protect Your Motorcycle Freedoms! Be Part of the Solution Not the Problem! Join ABATE!
Entertainment Sponsored by
Fox River Harley Davidson/Windy City Group
Hupy & Abraham
The Michael Allman Band (NATIONAL RECORDING ARTIST
The Nick Bell Band (alternative rock)
We Ain’t Right Band
Knuckleheads Tavern, Elburn Soul Patch Monkey (Blues/Rock) sponsored by DeKalb Harley Davidson
Not For Profit Vendors: Save A Vet (Police and Soldier Dogs), Sheridan Veterans Memorial (gun raffle), Special Olympics( bike raffle) Christian Motorcycle Association and Bikers for Christ (support), MRF, Mutual Ground Inc
Friends of the Run/Sponsors:
Friends of the Run/Sponsors:
· Fox River Harley Davidson (stage and band)
· Law Tigers (Stage and bands)
· American Heritage Motorcycles (Stage & Bands)
· Hupy & Abraham (Elburn & Batavia Site Sponsor)
· Fox Valley Cycles, WildFire HD, HeritageHarley Davidson, DeKalb Harley Davidson,
· EMS RoadDocs (Safety)
· Chariots of God & Bikers for Christ (Jesus Sponsors)
· Euclid Beverage (Door Prizes, and Signage Sponsors),
· Knuckleheads Tavern (Parade Route sponsors)
· DeKalb Harley Davidson, Parade Route Stage Sponsor
· O'Donnell Crane (Flag and Crane).
· FM0105.5 the KAT, 95.9 The River, Open Roads Radio, 103.9 The Fox (Radio Station Sponsors)
· Clear Channel (Highway Electronic Sign Sponsors)
· Batavia VFW (Site Sponsor)
· Fox Valley Honda, Sponsor
· Amy Nelson Homes (Keller Williams) Charity Truck Sponsor
· Clingen Callow and McClean Law Offices, Psychotic Air, Diesels Repair – Bike Show Sponsor
· Elburn PD, Batavia PD, Kane County Sheriff, Kane County Emergency Scene Management, Batavia Park District (Route safety and parking lots)
Politicians: Politicians and friends of motorcyclists have attended since the beginning. Governors, Congressmen, Senators to Aldermen have attended to show the motorcyclists that are their voters support.
Volunteers: 159 volunteers from all over! In every possible area!
Wally Elliott-Event Coordinator
Stacy Tallus-Batavia Registration Coordinator
Matt O’Day-Road Guard/Route Coordinator
Tim Grenzia/Neal Banting- Parade Site Coordinator
Tina Hejnar/Tracey Jacobsen-Door Prizes
Tina Hejnar, Treasurer
Keith Dircks, Sound/Stage
Jacki/Kley Abel: Membership
Bobby Wendell, Site Coordinator
Larry Genaro-Site Coordinator Assistant
Kelly Dillon: Parking
Phil Kraft/Mark Lindstrom-Building & Grounds Manager
Sally Arturi: Stage Manager
Hanna Hartman: Volunteer Coordinator
Amanda Reising: Product Vendors
Julie “Spoons” Lamp/Mike Hahn: Food Vendors
Jennifer Hantosh/Jen Telitz: Charities
Michael D’Aversa/Arlene Myers: Public Relations
Greg Smith/Paul Hejnar/Mike Henkes/Mark Daniels: Bike Show
Patti Smith: Politicians
Marcia: Batavia VFW Coordinator
Sara Elliott: Santa Girls
Hanna Jacobsen-Junior DuKane Coordinator
No Biker Stands as Tall as When They Reach Down to Help a Child!
Judy Kaenel, President