13 Dec

Watch American Chopper on Discovery Channel

templateBoth tempers and pucks are sure to fly when American Chopper takes to the ice with the 2010 Stanley Cup championship hockey team. Tune to watch Paul Teutul Sr. step up to the red line and pull off a thrilling slap shot of his own when he unveils the Chicago Blackhawk Chopper. Signed by the Blackhawks hockey team, this Orange County Chopper custom built bike will transform lives when it’s raffled off for charity. December 13th and 20th … only on Discovery.

Episode 10: Chicago Blackhawks Bike Part 1 and Bling Star Bike Part 2
Premiering Monday, December 13

OCC gets a bike build for the Chicago Blackhawks to celebrate winning the Stanley Cup. However, a miscommunication leads to the crew scrapping the build and starting over from scratch. At PJD, Odi continues to take the lead on the Bling Star quad build. But when a part goes missing, Odi is frustrated and has trouble dealing with the situation. Mikey meets with a therapist and decides to attempt to reconcile with his father, but only if Senior first meets with a therapist. Senior refuses, and finds his world comes crashing down when his dog Gus must be rushed to the emergency room.

Episode 11: Chicago Blackhawks Bike Part 2 and Carolina Carports Bike Part 1
Premiering Monday, December 20

The OCC crew continues building the Blackhawks bike while Junior meets with representatives from Carolina Carports who want PJD to build a bike for their company. Later, Senior makes an important decision agreeing to meet with a therapist for Mikey.

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04 Dec

Keshet Fall Concert featuring REO Speedwagon – 12/4/10

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Ticket sales for the Chicago Blackhawk Chopper Raffle got a much needed shot in the arm this past Saturday evening.  27 raffle tickets were sold at the Keshet Fall Concert featuring REO Speedwagon.  Special Kids Network want to personally thank Abbie Weisberg, CEO/Executive Director of Keshet, for inviting us to this great event.

Keshet is dedicated to enhancing independence, optimizing personal potential, supporting Jewish religious growth and encouraging community integration for individuals with developmental disabilities.  Keshet strives to be a nurturing community of families, peers and professionals committed to excellence in educational, recreational, vocational, social and religious programs within the framework of Jewish values and traditions.

You can learn more about Keshet at  www.keshet.org

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01 Dec

Enterprise Donates To Special Kids Network

On December 1st, Jacob Mizanin a Senior Account Executive of Enterprise Fleet Management, presented Michael and Bennett Cohen with a check for the Special Kids Network.

The Chicago Blackhawks, in conjunction with the Special Kids Network and the Orange County Choppers Foundation, are raffling off a special which all proceeds from the raffle will benefit the Chicago Blackhawk Charities, the Orange County Choppers Foundation and the Special Kids Network.  Raffle tickets are $100 each, and can be purchased at all Blackhawks home games and at various Chicago Blackhawk Charities events throughout the season.

The bike’s rims emulate hockey sticks and pucks and the handlebars depict the taped butt-end of a hockey stick. The bike will be on display at several Blackhawks home games at the United Center and at various locations around Chicago and will eventually be raffled off on April 12. Chicago Blackhawk Charities supports programs and institutions throughout Illinois that work toward creating a better tomorrow for the youth. An independent non-profit organization, the Special Kids Network was created to provide funding for programs that help children and young adults with special needs. The philanthropic arm of Orange County Choppers, the OCC Foundation designs tribute bikes and undertakes charity builds in support of families in need, American men and women in the armed services, and others.