**May 21st Meeting and Ride**

COME JOIN US for the next Great Lakes Road Riders meeting on 5/21/2017. We’ll get started at noon at the Wrought Iron Grill in Owosso. See this thread for all the details, and to vote in the attendance poll so we can give the establishment an idea of how many of us they can expect.

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**April 9th Meeting**

COME JOIN US for the next Great Lakes Road Riders meeting – on 4/09/2017. We’ll get started at noon at the Bone Heads Bar-B-Que in Willis. Hopefully the weather forecast will be such that we can all ride to the lunch meeting. See this thread for all the details, and to vote in the attendance poll so we can give the establishment an idea of how many of us they can expect. Hope to see you there!

2017 Americade Ride, June 7th to 11th

COME JOIN US for the Great Lakes Road Riders’ 2017 Americade Ride, which is scheduled for Wednesday June 7th through Sunday June 11th.  This is a five-day ride featuring the largest touring rally in the motorcycle world, Americade, and it will include some wonderful excursions around the Lake George region of upstate New York.  See this thread for all the details, and to vote in the attendance poll so we have an idea of how many of us plan to join this ride. Hope to see during that ride!

**February 12th Lunch Meeting**

COME JOIN US for the next Great Lakes Road Riders meeting – on 2/12/2017. We’ll get started at noon at the Milford House Bar and Grill in Milford. The lunch meeting will occur as scheduled despite the weather. It’ll be interesting, however, to see if anyone chooses to ride to the lunch meeting, depending on weather and road conditions. See this thread for all the details, and to vote in the attendance poll so we can give the establishment an idea of how many of us they can expect. Hope to see you there!

2017 Dragon Ride, April 26th to 30th

COME JOIN US for the Great Lakes Road Riders’ 2017 Dragon Ride, which is scheduled for Wednesday April 26th through Sunday April 30th.  This is a five-day ride, and it will include some vinegar pie at Krystal’s Lookout Mountain Restaurant and Gift Shop, the Tail of the Dragon, including the Tree of Shame, the Cherohala Skyway, the Wheels Through Time Motorcycle Museum, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, all of which are located in the Tennessee and North Carolina border region.  See this thread for all the details, and to vote in the attendance poll so we have an idea of how many of us plan to join this ride. Hope to see during that ride!

**January 8th Lunch Meeting**

COME JOIN US for the next Great Lakes Road Riders meeting & RIDE – on 1/08/2017. We’ll get started at noon at the Zukey Lake Tavern in Pinckney. The lunch meeting will occur as scheduled despite the weather. It’ll be interesting, however, to see if anyone chooses to ride to the lunch meeting, depending on weather and road conditions. See this thread for all the details, and to vote in the attendance poll so we can give the establishment an idea of how many of us they can expect. Hope to see you there!

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Great Lakes Road Riders Volunteers Needed!

4 Directors – two two-year positions and two one-year positions
1 Treasurer
1 Secretary / Attendance Monitor

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These are vitally important voluntary positions for the following reasons:

• Necessary to maintain the Great Lakes Road Riders’ 501(c)3 non-profit, charitable organization status

• Necessary to prevent other motorcycle groups from using the Great Lakes Road Riders group name – this has already happened once, previously

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Please help to keep the Great Lakes Road Riders group going strong. Please consider volunteering for these vitally necessary and important Great Lakes Road Riders positions. Volunteers will be sought and elections held during the upcoming Sunday November 8th lunch meeting at the Zukey Lake Tavern in Pinckney: ( more info ).

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