The Ride Home 2008, Americus, GA

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The Ride Home (# 9068)

19-Sep-2008 - 20-Sep-2008 (Friday - Saturday)

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The Ride Home Location: Lamar St.The Ride Home is a two day event honoring American POWs and MIAs. Held on National POW/MIA Recognition Weekend, Friday and Saturday, 19-20 September 2008. Event headquarters is at the historic Windsor Hotel, Americus, GA. Information table, ticket and merchandise purchase, and ride check in opens 4 PM Thursday 18 September at Windsor Hotel, Jameson Inn and Quality Inn, Americus, GA. Schedule of events: Friday – Remembering Those Still Waiting to Come Home • Honors Escort Procession to "Keeping The Promise - We Will Not Forget" - 8:00 AM - Line Up 9 AM Wal-Mart Parking Lot, Americus • "Keeping The Promise" - 10 AM - First Baptist Church, Americus • National POW Museum 10th Anniversary Open House - 1:00 to 4:00 PM - Andersonville NHS • POW Reception and Dinner - 5:00 PM - Windsor Hotel - advance ticket purchase required • Candlelight Ceremony - 7:00 PM - Windsor Hotel - all welcome • Sponsors Reception - 8:00 PM - Windsor Hotel - Open to Sponsors and Honored Guests Saturday – Recognizing Ex-POWs Who Have Returned • Heroes Escort Ride - Line up 7:30 AM at Wal-Mart Parking Lot, Americus • Recognition Ceremony - 10 AM - Andersonville National Historic Site • Cookout - a Sharing of Food and Friendship - 5:00 PM Brickyard Plantation Golf Club and RV Park - advance ticket purchase required

Jim Moyer
407-448-1181 / Email Motorcycle Event Organizer

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