Pediatric oncologist Dr. Jonathan Bernstein thanked the motorcyclists for their hard work. "Without your generosity these research grants would not be available and a lot of the new treatments would not have been developed," he said.
Top fundraiser honors went to Heinz and Lisa Lauer of Las Vegas , who raised $17,237. The Desert Riders Club was the top chapter/club with $17,493, and the customers of Carter Powersports of Las Vegas made it the top motorcycle dealer with $35,630 in contributions. The grand prize Honda motorcycle went to Heinz Lauer.
A big thank-you went to the 2008 task force leaders, Charli and Dave Carter, Tammy and Ron Palmer, and Susan Clift, along with their terrific volunteers.