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4th Annual Southwest Spinal Cord Injury Golf Tournament

The 4th Annual Southwest SCI Golf Tournament at Rancho Bernardo Inn is back. It continues to be one of RBI’s biggest tournaments of the year.

We have the whole field again…144 slots for the A and B groups in what was RBI’s biggest tournament the last couple years. On-line registration is open now at Mike’s HHL website and […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Active, Fundraiser|0 Comments

2017 Disabled Veterans Winter Sports Clinic, Snowmass, CO

I had the opportunity to go to the 2017 disabled veterans Winter sports clinic in Snowmass Colorado. It was an awesome time. One full week of activities including skiing, snowmobiling and touring on a snow cat. It was amazing having all the volunteers there to help me do anything I wanted to do. No matter […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3rd Annual Football Ticket Raffle

Congratulations to Major Mike Blackford who won both pair of Chargers/Buccaneer tickets and Candice Cooley and Jamie Shilling picking up a pair each for the Chargers/Chiefs game.

A big thank you to Qualcomm for donating the tickets.

By |December 5th, 2016|Fundraiser, Past|0 Comments

Handmade Christmas Tree Quilt Raffle

A beautiful, handmade Christmas Tree quilt up for raffle. Here’s how it works…$1 per chance. Go to, click Donate and pay for the numer of chances you want. Forward the confirmation to That’s it, you’re in. Winner will be drawn December 19th at noon.
This quilt is 64×73 inches and made with high quality […]

By |December 5th, 2016|Fundraiser, Past|0 Comments

3rd Annual GOLF TOURNAMENT at Rancho Bernardo Inn, November 4th, 2016

That’s right, it’s back for 2016! With the huge success of the previouse two years, we’ve booked the whole field for 2016. Lots of exciting events, raffle prizes, auction items and 2015 Playmate of the Year, Dani Mathers, said she had so much fun last year, she’s coming back and might be bringing friends too!
9:00 […]

By |November 4th, 2016|Fundraiser, Past|0 Comments

Redding Dirt Riders 2016 Susanville to Reno Ride

The Redding Dirt Riders, a group of dirt bike riders who live and ride in Northern California, hosting several different events each year at the Shasta Dam OHV Area, held their 4th annual Susanville to Reno ride on October 21st. This year the group, founded in 1970, donated a portion of the entry fees to the […]

By |October 22nd, 2016|Fundraiser, Past|0 Comments

Silent Auction For Seinfeld Tickets

Two tickets to see Jerry Seinfeld at the Civic Theater on January 15th at 9:30 PM. Tickets are Balcony, Row 8 and valued at $62.50 each. If you want them, email with your bid and I’ll give them to the highest bid on January 1.

By |December 22nd, 2015|Fundraiser, Past|0 Comments

2nd Annual Football Ticket Raffle

Up for raffle were two tickets to the listed games. $5 per raffle ticket.

OPTION 1:  – Congrats to Jamie Schilling on winning Two tickets for Chargers vs. Raiders, Sunday, October 25, 1:05 PM, Section C10, Row 5, Seats 13 and 14, Face Value $200 per ticket (RAFFLE CLOSED AT THE GOLF TOURNAMENT ON 10/30/15)

OPTION 2: – […]

By |December 10th, 2015|Fundraiser, Past|0 Comments

2nd Annual GOLF TOURNAMENT at Rancho Bernardo Inn, October 30, 2015

That’s right, it was back for 2015! With such a huge success covering over half the field in October of 2014, the golf tournament was back in October again with a full field plus! A 19th hole putting contest added for 152 players. Lots of exciting events, raffle prizes, auction items and 2015 Playmate of the […]

By |October 30th, 2015|Fundraiser, Past|0 Comments

2nd Anual Fundraising Golf Tournament Oct 30th at RBI

Hi Everyone,

Mike’s brother Dave here again with information on the 2nd Annual Golf Tournament benefiting the Southwest Spinal Cord Injury Fund in support of Mike. He is turning his van in next week to be cut up and modified so that he can drive it himself. This fundraiser will go towards repaying the loan for […]

By |July 26th, 2015|Fundraiser, Past|0 Comments