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Thursday, May 5th, 2016


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   Upcoming  Events   (the next 30 days)

Happy Birthday Bob Beck!
Sat, May 7, 20168:30 AM  Monthly Gathering - Breakfast gathering at the Altoona Hy-Vee (108 8th St SW, Altoona). Meeting start time is 8:30AM. The meeting room is reserved from 8-9:30AM. You may come early to eat breakfast before the meeting. We will have the breakfast buffet and take the food to the second floor. There is an elevator to the second floor. There will be a ride after the meeting, weather permitting.
Thu, May 12, 20166:30 PM  Dinner Ride - Dinner ride to Sports Page Grill in Pella (1111 W. 16th St). Dinner rides for the first half of the year will again be meeting at Bomgaars (5049 NE 14th St.).
Fri, May 13, 201611:00 AM  IA District Safety Weekend - Come on out to DMACC in Ankeny for indoor classes as well as classes on the riding range. You must pre-register to be guaranteed a place in a class. Registration Form

HINT: Fill in the form before you print.
Sat, May 14, 20168:00 AM  IA District Safety Weekend - Come on out to DMACC in Ankeny for indoor classes as well as classes on the riding range. You must pre-register to be guaranteed a place in a class. Registration Form

HINT: Fill in the form before you print.
Sat, May 14, 20161:00 PM  Ronald McDonald House project day - The Blacksheep are invited to the Dietrich home (1214 SW 3rd St, Ankeny) for a Ronald McDonald House project day to make items for RMH. You may bring your own materials or donate to the kitty to help cover costs. We'll be making blankets, hats, and booties. Barb has enough materials for about 20 blankets. Everyone should bring their own scissors. There will be a potluck following at 5PM for the guys to join in and admire what the women have created. Talented guys are welcome to help create as well. :)
Fri, May 20, 20168:00 AM  Iowa Motorcycle Safety Forum - Iowa Motorcycle Safety Forum is being held at the Scheman Bldg. on the ISU campus in Ames, Iowa. Cost is $15.00 per person which includes continental breakfast and lunch. Registration is required and limited to 400 people. Register HERE
Fri, May 20, 20165:00 PM  Indianola Bike Night - Come on down to I-Town for bike night.
Sat, May 21, 2016 Camping Trip - Blacksheep camping trip. Details to be announced.
Sun, May 22, 2016 Camping Trip - Blacksheep camping trip. Details to be announced.
Thu, May 26, 20166:30 PM  Dinner Ride - Dinner ride to Saints Avenue Cafe in Boone (1312 S Story St). Dinner rides for the first half of the year will again be meeting at Bomgaars (5049 NE 14th St.).
Sat, May 28, 2016 Memorial Weekend Trip - We are planning on going back to an area we have been to a few times but with other sites to see. We are going to stay at the Microtel in Onalaska, WI with the option of doing plenty of riding plus a number of other things. There is the International Owl Center in Houston, MN., the Eagle Center in Wabasha, MN., and Elmer's Auto and Toy Museum in Fountain City, WI. Plus there are some sights along the way up and back I am sure. MAKE RESERVATIONS Contact Dennis Irvin on the officer's page with any questions.
Sun, May 29, 2016 Memorial Weekend Trip -   Owl Center Info      Eagle Center Info      Elmers Auto and Toy Museum Info
Mon, May 30, 2016 Memorial Weekend Trip - Coming home.
Thu, Jun 2, 2016 Missouri Convention - This is the Missouri District Rally. Registration cost $30-$45. See their FLYER for details.
Fri, Jun 3, 2016 Missouri Convention - This is the Missouri District Rally. Registration cost $30-$45. See their FLYER for details.
Sat, Jun 4, 2016 Missouri Convention - This is the Missouri District Rally. Registration cost $30-$45. See their FLYER for details.


We have an unofficial bulk email list which allows participants to send out information which may be of interest to the rest of the group, such as impromptu rides or something for sale. It is separate from the OFFICIAL emails that Debbie sends out for Chapter A business and sending of bulk emails can only be done by people with access to the members only area of the web site. They will have a sender listed as "Black Sheep Notification List". If you are not receiving these emails but would like to, click HERE. There is an unsubscribe link in every message that goes out so you can unsubscribe at any time if you decide it's not for you.



Meet our Couple of the Year for 2016!    Randy and Debbie Heath.

When you're in a car, you're trying to get there.
When you're on a motorcycle, you're already there.


A Motorcyclist's Prayer
O, dear Father I ask for you to watch over me as I ride from point a to b. Help all other motorists to see me clearly and help me to stay out of their way. Bring me back to my family in one-piece dear God, these things I pray. Amen

"Friends for Fun, Safety and Knowledge"


Monthly gatherings are normally conducted the first Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. at Ryan's (1900 NW 86th St., Clive)
Correct date and location will always be listed in the Events Calendar.



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