Ride for service mebers

Ride for service mebers


MORNING FOR A RIDE TO BENEFIT DISABLED AND FALLEN SERVICE MEMBERS- 13 NEWS REPORTER STEVE KIRCH HAS PART OF THEIR JOURNEY… THAT INCLUDED MEETING A TRUE AMERICAN HERO. NAT SOUND- BIKES ROARING 2 SEC BIKERS FROM AROUND THE TRI STATE AREA BROUGHT THEIR BIKES, LEATHER VESTS AND AMERICAN SPIRIT TO THE HARLEY DAVIDSON SHOP IN HUNTINGTON- FOR THE FIRST EVER “PARADE OF HONOR”.. TOM MCCALLISTER, RIDER FOR PARADE OF HONOR. “THE TURNOUT AT THIS POINT IS BETTER THAN I THOUGHT IT WOULD BE”. THE EVENT WAS SPONSORED BY KINDRED COMMUNICATIONS – AND BLACK SHEEP HARLEY DAVIDSON- WITH REGISTRATION PROCEEDS GOING TO -“FOLDS OF HONOR”. NATE ALLEN, ORGANIZER. “THE ORGANIZATION VES OUT ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS TO FAMILY MEMBERS OF WOUNDED AND FALLEN SERVI MEMBERS. ALLEN WHO IS ONE OF THE ORGANIZERS OF THE EVENT- SAYS THE CAE CONNECTS PERSONALLY WITH HIM. NATE ALLEN, ORGANIZERMY GRANDFATHER WAS A MARINE IN VIETNAM- AND MY FAMILY HAS ALWAYS BEEN PRO-MILITARY- PRO VETERANS”. STEVE KIRCH, WOWK-13 NEWS. THE RIDERS WILL LEAVE THE HARLEY DAVIDSON BUILDING IN HERE HUNTINGTON- AND HEAD OUT ON A 50 MILE ROUND TRIP, WITH MANY STOPS ALONG THE WAY- AND ONE OF THEM WILL BE HERE AT THE VETERANS CEMETERY IN GRAYSON- KENTUCKY TOM MCCALLISTER, RIDER FOR PARADE OF HONOR. “COMING TO THE CEMETERY FOR THE THE PROGRAM AND THE SERVICE WE ARE GOING TO HAVE AT THE END OF THIS RIDE- THAT ALONE SHOULD BE WORTH THE EFFORT”. AT THE CEMETERY- RIDERS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET -HERSHEL WOODROW “WOODY” WILLIAMS.THE ONLY SURVIVING MARINE TO HAVE RECEIVED THE MEDAL OF HONOR DURING WORLD WAR-II AND HE WAS IMPRESSED WITH THE TURNOUT. HERSHEL WOODROW “WOODY” WILLIAMS, MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT “FOR THEM TO DONATE THEIR TIME AND USE THIR OWN EQUIPMENT TO RAISE FUNDS- TO ASSIST SOMEONE ELSE- THAT IS THE AMERICAN WAY”. THE EVENT RAISED NEARLY 5,000 DOLLARS ON SATURDAY- AND MAY PEOPLE WHO ARE PARTICIPATED IN IT- HOPE IT BECOMES AN ANNUAL THING. REPORTING FROM HUNTINGTON- STEVE KIRCH- 13 NEWS WORKING FOR YOU. SINCE 2007, FOLDS OF HONOR HAS AWARDED NEARLY 20,000 EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS. HERE IN THE TRI-STATE, KAYAKING IS GROWING IN POPULARITY – ESPECIALLY NEAR RIVERS AND LAKES. ON THE LITTLE SANDY RIVER IN GREENUP KENTUCKY A LOCAL OUTDOOR ADVENTURE RESORT IS HOSTING A “BIG” EVENT ON A “SMALL” RIVER. PHOTOJOURNALIS T LANE BALL BRINGS US THIS STORY… NATS: 0’05”

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