Armed Forces Appreciation Day
2019 East Valley Armed Forces Appreciation Day

We have loaded events coming on this year’s Armed Forces holiday 2019. Things start in the morning with our Armed Forces Poker Run, followed by a block party concert at VFW Post 1760!

Online pre-registration for the Poker Run and Harley Davidson Raffle tickets has been closed.

Registration for the Poker Run can be made at the first stop at Desert Wind Harley-Davidson.

Harley Davidson raffle tickets can be purchased at the event (VFW Post 1760 – 65 S MacDonald Mesa)

*Below flyers are clickable pdf files for print.


Armed Forces Poker Run

The 2nd Annual Armed Forces Poker Run is set to roll this May 18th, 2019. Much appreciation to all those veteran organizations that have contributed to this great cause to support America’s Mighty Warriors and the Housing Our Heroes program, as participants ride to support those veterans in need.

ALL RIDERS ARE WELCOME! – For those paid entrants in the Poker run a BBQ meal is included, along with event shirts for the first 30 pre-paid entries! Additional shirts in limited number will be made available at the final destination.


Desert Wind Harley DavidsonRegistration 8-9am, KSU @9am, Desert Wind Harley-Davidson (922 S Country Club Dr., Mesa) – Donuts & Coffee provided.

Finish/End Block party at VFW Post 1760 (65 S. MacDonald, Downtown Mesa) – Last card in @1pm, festivities to start then.

Participants can pre-register online here (*above), or in person at the VFW Post 1760’s building. Registrations are also taken on-site on the day of the event.

For more information with the 2019 Armed Forces Poker Run you can Send email.

Harley Raffle

1997 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Sportster

1997 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Sportster1997 Harley-Davidson 1200 Custom Sportster

Winner of many shows Sportster Class
Fat Boy Front End with Oversized tank
Loaded with Chrome with Customized Paint
New Tires & Battery
17,750 miles and Runs Perfect!
Donation: $35 per ticket / 300 tickets available
Drawing to be held at VFW Post 1760 July 4th, 2019
(* If all the tickets are sold by Armed Forces Appreciation Day, drawing will be held May 18th, 2019)