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Annual ABATE Toy Run brings holiday cheer - 12/12/2013

Littlest patients at Harrison Medical Center to benefit

SILVERDALE, WA—Children who arrive at Harrison Medical Center in need of care each receive a special toy to help comfort them and calm their fears. These toys have been collected annually for nearly 20 years through the generous efforts of a local motorcycle group. ABATE of Washington North Kitsap Chapter has raised funds and collected toys in Kitsap county and surrounding area.


What: Toy Run

Benefits: All children who are patients

When: Sun, Dec 15— 8:45 am-3:15 pm

Where: Either start location—JRs Hideaway, Belfair or All Star Lanes & Casino, Silverdale

Who: ABATE of Washington, North Kitsap Chapter. For more info on joining this year’s Toy Run, call Chris Varner 360-307-9736.

Routes: This year there will be two routes, details below.


1. All Star Lanes & Casino, Silverdale

2. Legend Harley Davidson

3. The Garage (21 and over)

4. Our Place (21 and over)

5. Tracyton Public House (21 and over)

6. Arena Sports Bar and Grill

7. A&C Tavern (21 and over)

8. Putters at Rolling Hills Golf Course


1. JRs Hideway Grill, Belfair

2. Manchester Pub

3. Red Dog Saloon (21 and over)

4. Wig Wam Pub (21 and over)

5. Cookies Clubhouse (21 and over)

6. Putters at Rolling Hills Golf Course


The last stop for both groups will be Putters at Rolling Hills Golf Course. Everyone will then proceed as a group to Harrison Silverdale, 1800 NW Myhre Road, and present the toys collected at each stop.


Harrison Medical Center is a nonprofit healthcare organization offering medical, surgical, and emergency services at five locations-Bremerton, Silverdale, Port Orchard, Belfair, and Poulsbo-to serve the Kitsap and Olympic peninsulas. We are part of the Franciscan Health System family of services. To learn about Harrison's many healthcare services, call 866-844-WELL or visit . To learn more about Franciscan, visit