Beads Of Courage Ambassador & Motorcycle Speedster Valerie Thompson Hosts Summer Gathering

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Posted By on July 11, 2019

The Event: High-Performance & Business Event

The Cause: Beads of Courage

Mission: Beads of Courage is growing every day, providing innovative, arts-in-medicine supportive care programs for children coping with serious illness, their families and the health care providers who care for them.

Date held: June 27, 2019

Venue: Valerie Thompson’s home in Paradise Valley.

Entertainment: Local award winning rock band, CTS performed their hit song “Quarter Mile” which was inspired by the Queen of Speed herself

Quote: “I am honored to carry beads as a Beads of Courage Celebrity Ambassador. It takes courage to go 300+ miles an hour on a motorcycle, but I am even more impressed by the courage shown by Beads of Courage members and families, added Thompson.”

Notable moment: Guests received a special viewing of Thompson’s racing videos and movie trailer for her upcoming film, “Rockets and Titans.” Valerie is also working to break another world record during SCTA Speed Week at Utah’s Bonneville Salt Flats August 10 -16.

Photo credit: Jam Sani Photography

  • Kim Coats, Valerie Thompson and Isaac Navias
  • Patrick Murphy, Mark Smith, Tim McCarmos, Jason Monczka and Tyler Burlis
  • Scott Hansbury
  • Angie Merget
  • Ruben Snachez and Sandrena Schumacher
  • Guests watching the Rockets and Titans movie trailer
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