- 08/25/2013, 12:00 am
Location Multiple Locations, ., PA, PA,
CHANGE OF PLANS FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 23rd
Ssgt Chambers plane arrival has changed. We will NOT BE doing a MUG & HUG/Escort from the PHILA. AIRPORT…
NEW AGENDA for Friday, August 23rd
Date: Friday, August 23rd
Rally Location: Brian’s Harley-Davidson, 600 S. Flowers Mill Rd Langhorne, PA
Rally Time: 8:15pm . We will form a FLAG LINE.
Ssgt Timothy Chambers will arrive on a WWII Willys at Brians Harley Davidson at 9pm.
KSU: approx. 9:30 – We will then escort Ssgt Timothy Chamber to American Legion Post 960, 1537 Woodbourne Rd, Levittown, PA 19054.
ALL OTHER WEEKEND PLANS REMAIN THE SAME
Friday, August 23rd – Sunday, August 25th. Rain or Shine
We are Proud to announce that we will be flying USMC SSGT. Tim Chambers , better known as ” The Saluting Marine from Rolling Thunder in Washington D.C.” in to Honor us with his ” Iconic Salute ” while we do one of the Largest Rides in the State of Pa’s history.
FRIDAY, August 23rd, 2013 – See above change of plans.
Ssgt Tim Chambers will be flying into Philadelphia International Airport on Friday August 23rd @ 2100 arriving on Southwest Flight # 4154. We will have a Meet and Greet flag line in place at the airport. Rally Location: Rally Time: Please bring a 3×5 flag. We will then escort him to the Levittown American Legion Post 960, 1537 Woodbourne Rd, Levittown, PA where he will stop in for a brief time to meet people.
SATURDAY, August 24th, 2013 –Rally Location: American Legion Post #47, Pottstown, PA. Rally time: 10am. We will escort Ssgt Tim Chambers to meet some very special Veterans who served in WWII and Korean War at the Arbor Glen Independent Living Home in Harleysville, PA. We will stay to visit until 12:15pm at which time, kick stands up, and we head to the American Legion Post #215, Catasuaqua, PA for a Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner. (see flyer below). SSgt Tim Chambers will sign photos and sell t-shirts. Dinner is a $7 donation. Cash bar.
SUNDAY, August 25th, 2013 – 20th Anniversary POW / MIA Run (hosted by the Reading MC) which last year had nearly 2000 Motorcycles that participated in the Ride.
1st Rally Location; Jefferson Street, Oley, PA. Kick Stands Up at 9am sharp. (The Motorcycle procession will have SSGT Tim Chambers riding up on the back of a 1944 Willy’s MB sitting behind a .30 Caliber Browning Machine gun dressed in his USMC Dress Blues. We may also have participation by our local hometown Hero, Ssgt Adam Keys!)
2nd Rally Location: 5th and Franklin St., Womelsdorf, PA. Bike blessing at 11am. Kick Stands Up at 11:30am. Destination; Reading City Park for POW/MIA Remembrance Ceremony.
SSGT. Tim Chambers will be participating in the POW/MIA Ceremony at the Reading City Park and will be in the middle of the intersection giving us all ” Iconic Salute ” prior to the commencement of the POW / MIA Ceremony. After the Ceremony is concluded, Ssgt Tim Chambers and riders will go back to the Reading MC Club to mingle.
The Reading MC has extended the invitation for anyone coming from a distance, the opportunity to bring your tent or camper in on Saturday to stay on their 22 acres. If interested contact Bernie at (610) 750 – 4731 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
For any questions concerning the ride/events contact either Bernie at (610) 750 – 4731 or email@example.com or, John Cramsey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-966-3006
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