Griffith memorial ride coming up September 12

by on September 10, 2009
in Iowa Rides

If you are looking for a wonderful opportunity to ride on Saturday, September 12, plan to participate in the 4th Annual memorial ride honoring U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Donald Griffith, Jr.  SSG Griffith was from Mechanicsville, Iowa and died in service to his country in Iraq on March 11, 2005.

Gather at the Days Inn in Mt. Vernon, Iowa – ride departs at 11 a.m. and concludes in Mechanicsville at the Dougout, where there will be food, entertainment and raffle prize drawings.

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    3 Responses to “Griffith memorial ride coming up September 12”
    1. JERRY COOCH says:

      THANK YOU BIKER CHICK. FOR THE PSA ON THE GRIFFTH MEMORIAL RUN. I THINK ALL WENT WELL. WAS A GREAT RUN HAD NEAR 250 BIKES MORE THAN THE 15 RIDERS THEY HAD LAST YEAR. AND YES WE DID SURPRICE THE GRIFFTH FAMILY. WE KEPT IT A GREAT SECREAT ON THE AMOUNT OF BIKES THAT CAME OUT TO SUPPRISE THE GRIFFTH FAMILY. THE MOTORCYCLIST MEET ME AND BRAD FROM ABATE OF IOWA DISTRICT 5 AND THE RIDERS FROM CHICAGO AT THE MOUNT VERNON HOTEL WHEN WE RODE INTO MECHANICSVILLE THE FATHER DON GRIFFTH HAD NOT IDEA WE WHERE THERE FOR HIS FAMILY ACTUULTLY DON GRIFFTH THOUGHT IT WAS ANOTHER RUN COMEING INTO THE TOWN .ONTO HE SEEN SOME FACES HE KNEW . BIKER CHICK CAN YOU PLEASE SOMEHOW GET THIS THANK YOU IN YOU PAPER TO.. BRAD FROM IOWA ABATE DISTRICT 5 AND THE OTHERS THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR EVERY THING YOU DID TO MAKE THIS RUN FOR THE GRIFFTH FAMILY A SUCCESS. BRAD I THINK WE DID A GOOD JOB KEEPING IT A GREAT SECRET FROM DON. BRAD PLEASE LET. ALL THE RIDEING ORGANAZATIONS THAT ATTENDED THE EVENT KNOW. THAT I GERALD COOCH KUCZERA AND ALL THE RIDERS FROM ILLINOIS THAT CAME TO YOUR TOWN… WE SAY THANK YOU ALL……………… ALSO THE RIDEING GROUPS THAT ATTENED THE EVENT FROM ACROSS THE STATE OF IOWA. THAT WE EMAILED THAT ATTENED. THANK YOU ALL. A VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU TO YOU BRAD. AND ALL ABATE OF IOWA. A SPECIAL THANKS TO YOUR CHAPTER 5. ALSO THE CHRISTIAN RIDERS. THE LEGION RIDERS. .ALL THE VETRAN RIDEING GROUPS. PATRIOT GUARD. AND ALL WHO ATTENED THAT WE MAY HAVE FORGOT TO SAY THANK TOO. GOD BLESS YOU ALL. WELL BRAD WE MADE IT BACK SUNDAY AT 1.30 AT NIGHT. HAD A GREAT TIME.. BRAD IF YOU KNOW ANY ONE THAT MAY HAVE TAKEN PICTURE OF ALL THE EVENT. PLEASE . CAN YOU TRY TO GET ME A DISK OF THE PICTURES. HERES MY PHONE NUNBER FOR NEXT YEAR 1.773.6191149 JERRY KUCZERA. OR IF YOU EVERY THINK YOU MIGHT WANT TO COME TO THE FREEDOM RUN LET DON KNOW. GOD BLESSS GERALD KUCZERA
      AND YES THANK YOU BIKE CHICK

      JERRY KUCZERA 1.773.6191149 ILLINOIS MOTORCYCLE FREEDOM RUN

    2. Corn Dog says:

      Happy to help, hope it went well. My thanks and well-wishes to all who are serving the US at home and overseas, and my deepest thanks and condolences to the families of those who have given all.

    3. jerry says:

      SSgt Donald D. Griffith Memorial Motorcycle Ride
      September 11th 2010
      Meet at the Mechanicsville Memorial park — mechanicsville iowa at noon
      and departure at 1p.m.
      all money raised will go to SSgt Donald’s memorial scholarship fund
      If you need more information please call 1 563 432 6435 ask for Diane or Donald Sr.
      .
      Hello once again. Its that time for the SSgt Donald d Griffith memorial ride. Hope you can post this information or pass it along. Last years ride was a very good memorial ride. As also a very good showing of proud patriotic riders. Riders from all around Iowa and the states. This was another great showing from the motorcycle community Once again we hope we can show the Griffith family and the state of Iowa and all military families that we care. God bless our troops jerry cooch—hawk5248ee@aol.com

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