Date(s) & Time(s)::
September 17, 2011 at 10:00 AM until 1:00 AM
Location: Sign up & starting location is in Metamora, IL @ The Flame Restaurant. Ends @ AJ'S Lounge in Benson, IL.
This is a ride to honor our Fallen Soldier's & their families. Everyone is welcome to participate, you do not have to ride a motorcycle to do this ride. Many people ride in cars & trucks. We visit Gravesites of 12 soldiers that have been lost do to the wars in Iraq & Afganistan. We invite their family to join us. We place a wreath on their graves in memory of their lives. We invite the families to share stories of their lost loved ones with us & let the families know that we have not forgotten what they have done for us & our country. Sign up Starts @ 8 a.m. in Metamora at the Flame Restaurant. Ride starts at 10 a.m. cost of the ride is $15.00 per Driver & $5.00 per Passenger. We visit Cemetaries in Tazewell, Peoria, & Woodford Counties. Ride ends in Benson, IL @ AJ's Lounge at Approx. 5 pm. There a we have a Supper meal, A live Auction of Items that have been donated from various business & organizations throught the State of Illinois & also a Street Dance. You do not have to do the ride to participate in all the evening activites & the supper. Their is a $6.00 entry fee to get into the evening activities if you did not do the ride, this includes your supper meal. All proceeds raised thru theis event are donated to "The General Wayne Downing Home for Veterans" in Peoria, IL. & "The Goodwill Veterans Reintegration Program".