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Today's date is:
Sunday, March 29th, 2015

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The snow is still flying but it won't be for long!
You should look at this article for some tips about how to get her ready for the season.

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September 3rd - 6th, 2015



   Upcoming  Events   (the next 30 days)

Happy Birthday Roberta McAfee!
April 04, 20158:30 AM  Monthly Gathering - Breakfast gathering at Ryans Family Steak House (1900 NW 86th St. in Clive). There will be a ride after the meeting, weather permitting.
April 09, 20156:30 PM  Dinner Ride - Dinner ride to Wig & Pen in Ankeny (2005 S Ankeny Blvd). Dinner rides for the first half of the year will again be meeting at Bomgaars (5049 NE 14th St.).
April 14, 20159:00 AM  Tim Pherigo's Day Ride - Day ride to visit two of our sponsors and the Freedom Rock north of Greenfield. This is a chance to visit with our sponsors and say thank you for supporting our chapter. Meet at Southridge Mall (weather permitting). Any questions, call Tim at 287-7776.
April 17, 20155:00 PM  Indianola Bike Night - Come on down to I-Town for bike night. We are trying to have a presence there again this year so come on down! Wear your Black Sheep gear!!
April 18, 201510:00 AM  Maintenance Day - Come on out and get your bike ready for the riding season. Change oil, work on lights, check the bike over for loose bolts, give someone else a hand, or just socialize. Held at Ed & Betty Thornton's garage (1021 Hoffman Avenue in Des Moines). North of Euclid on NE 14th St. to Seneca, left on Seneca to 10th, right on 10th to Hoffman, right on Hoffman to 1021 (blue house on right). Bring your own parts. ;)
April 23, 20156:30 PM  Dinner Ride - Dinner ride to Smokey D's in Des Moines (5055 NW 2nd Ave). Dinner rides for the first half of the year will again be meeting at Bomgaars (5049 NE 14th St.).
April 24, 20159:00 AM  12th Annual Motorcycle Safety Forum - The 12th Annual Motorcycle Safety Forum will be held in the 4-H Exhibits Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa. Free parking is available on the street, in the lot west of the 4-H building, and in surrounding lots. Attendee registration is $15. Registration link is on the Web Site I had trouble loading the registration page with my browser of choice, but it is an older version. If you have trouble, try Internet Explorer or download the current version of FireFox. I have verified that it works.

Meet our Couple of the Year for 2015!    John and Pam McDowell.

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Our new mascot needs a name.
Send your suggestions to ACDs Randy & Debbie Heath (email link on the officer page) before the May gathering.

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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