This month’s meeting was held Saturday, February 18, 2023, at Kome American Asian buffet, formally known as Golden Corral, located in Morgantown, WV. First Officer John Hawkins led the meeting. There were eleven people in attendance.
First Officer John Hawkins began the meeting by asking all attendees to give ride suggestions. The following are scheduled:
- February 25: Blue Collar Showdown; Saturday, Feb 25, 2023, 12:00 PM – 03:00 PM Location: Triple S Harley-Davidson 7300 Willie G AveI-79 Exit 155 Morgantown, West Virginia 26501
- May 7: State Parks Ride
- May 13: Rt 40 Deep Creek
- May 21: Coal Country, Mountaineer Put-Put Golf, Fairmont WV
- May 27/28: This is Memorial Day weekend, lots of traffic.. left open for suggestions.
- July 8: The Promise Ride @ Mountaineer Military Museum 345 Center Ave Weston, WV 26452
Lisa Hawkins relayed a few suggestions from Brad, who could not attend: Seven Springs Rib Cook-off near the end of July and Thunder in the Valley, Thursday, June 22, 2023 (All day) to Sunday, June 25, 2023 (All day). I am checking for more information on the Rib cook-off, and as soon as I have more details, I will forward them to everyone.
Rose suggested a trip to Washington, DC. (WWII memorial, Smithsonian, Museums.etc.)
Valerie suggested a summer trip to New River Gorge with a possible boat ride.
Bill and Rose mentioned going to the Pittsburgh Strip for a day of shopping and eating! This would be a short ride.
Lisa said she’d like to go to The Palace of Gold. Rose said the best time for that would be the beginning of June due to the flowers blooming.
Cathy mentioned that there would be a two-hour parade in Grafton, WV, on Monday, May 29th
Dave suggested taking a train ride. Prices and information can be found here: https://wvstateparks.com/things-to-do/scenic-train-rides/
Bill and Tracy are interested in the Triple Nickle ride, which will probably be an overnight event.
The 2023 State Rally will be June 8-11th. The location will most likely be Fairmont, WV. I’ll post more details as we get them.
Getting rides on the calendar and the Rally was the main focus of our meeting.
Our next meeting will be held in Clarksburg on March 25th. John will let everyone know as soon as he has found a meeting place.
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