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Displaying items by tag: Support Our Troops - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! - Belt Drive Betty, serving the Canadian Motorcycle Community since 2003! https://beltdrivebetty.com Sat, 29 Apr 2017 01:44:52 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Government of Canada details enhanced support for Veterans and their families https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5411-government-of-canada-details-enhanced-support-for-veterans-and-their-families https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5411-government-of-canada-details-enhanced-support-for-veterans-and-their-families

news feeds icon 150MOOSE JAW, SK, April 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Canada's women and men in uniform have served our country with bravery, honour and dignity—putting their lives at risk to protect the values we cherish most.

Our Veterans deserve our greatest recognition and respect for their service. READ ON

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    News Feeds Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:41:16 +0000
    Harley-Davidson techs, vets build WWII-themed bike https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5283-harley-davidson-techs-vets-build-wwii-themed-bike https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5283-harley-davidson-techs-vets-build-wwii-themed-bike

    news feeds icon 150TALLAHASSEE — The motorcycle looks reminiscent of vehicles on the set of the 1998 World War II classic movies like "Saving Private Ryan," with that distinct shade of green and black accents.

    But it was actually built by a team of technicians at Tallahassee's local Harley-Davidson dealership. READ ON

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      News Feeds Mon, 06 Mar 2017 18:56:59 +0000
      A second-grader and a Harley-riding Navy vet forge a bond https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5237-a-second-grader-and-a-harley-riding-navy-vet-forge-a-bond https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5237-a-second-grader-and-a-harley-riding-navy-vet-forge-a-bond

      news feeds icon 150ST. ANN, Mo. — The man in the leather motorcycle jacket is known as Mr. Woody around these parts, where conversations touch on dinosaurs, robots and upset stomachs.

      As Mr. Woody walks through the halls of Drummond Elementary, he is nothing short of a celebrity. READ ON

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        News Feeds Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:19:33 +0000
        Harley-Davidson builds WWII designed bike, supports vets to D.C. https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5236-harley-davidson-builds-wwii-designed-bike-supports-vets-to-d-c https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5236-harley-davidson-builds-wwii-designed-bike-supports-vets-to-d-c

        WWII designed bikeTALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The Tallahassee Harley-Davidson revealed a one of a kind bike this afternoon benefiting a special cause.

        Originally designed for the Florida Baddest Bagger Competition, it took almost two months to design and build a World War II inspired military bike. READ ON

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        • Motorcycle News & Reviews
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          News Feeds Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:17:18 +0000
          Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association gives back to vets https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5201-combat-veterans-motorcycle-association-gives-back-to-vets https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5201-combat-veterans-motorcycle-association-gives-back-to-vets

          Sigler says the donation makes him feel good. (Photo source: WLOX)HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Vets helping vets is the goal of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.

          On Friday, they continued their mission with a generous donation. READ ON

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            News Feeds Sun, 22 Jan 2017 15:32:46 +0000
            Motorcycle fundraising ride for LDWF agent Tyler Wheeler https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5190-motorcycle-fundraising-ride-for-ldwf-agent-tyler-wheeler https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5190-motorcycle-fundraising-ride-for-ldwf-agent-tyler-wheeler

            Courtesy: KNOEWINNSBORO, La. (KNOE) - The Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association hosted a donations ride in the name of LDWF Tyler Wheeler, who was shot multiple times on the line of duty last weekend.

            "Tyler Wheeler was in my heart. He's been in my mind ever since the incident happened," says Earnest Mcentire, organizer of the donations ride. READ ON

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              News Feeds Sun, 15 Jan 2017 16:56:40 +0000
              Kentucky Motorcycle Association brightens Veteran’s Christmas https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5121-kentucky-motorcycle-association-brightens-veteran-s-christmas https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5121-kentucky-motorcycle-association-brightens-veteran-s-christmas

              Photo: Kentucky Motorcycle Association)The Kentucky Motorcycle Association, District 14  participated again in the 12th Annual Adopt-A-Veteran Angel Tree Program conducted by the Kentucky Career Center.

              The program is to honor the service of local Veterans and intended to brighten the Christmas holidays for veterans living in residential care facilities in Henderson, Union, and Webster counties. READ ON

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                News Feeds Tue, 29 Nov 2016 19:19:10 +0000
                Indian Motorcycle and Zac Brown Band Team up to Surprise Veterans During Atlanta Charity Ride https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5086-indian-motorcycle-and-zac-brown-band-team-up-to-surprise-veterans-during-atlanta-charity-ride https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5086-indian-motorcycle-and-zac-brown-band-team-up-to-surprise-veterans-during-atlanta-charity-ride

                Zac BrownMEDINA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor and recognition of Veterans Day, Indian Motorcycle®, America’s first motorcycle company, paid tribute to our nation’s veterans with a day of gratitude and a motorcycle ride on the outskirts of Atlanta.

                In partnership with Zac Brown Band, the Indian Motorcycle Riders Group and charity partner Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis, the ride kicked-off Wednesday morning beginning at Indian Motorcycle of Marietta and ending at the campus of Camp Southern Ground, Zac Brown’s non-profit passion initiative, in Fayetteville. READ ON

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                  News Feeds Fri, 11 Nov 2016 12:43:53 +0000
                  Prentice honoured for 60 years of service https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5046-prentice-honoured-for-60-years-of-service https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5046-prentice-honoured-for-60-years-of-service

                  Cramahe Twp. Mayor Marc Coombs, left, presented 60-year Royal Canadian Legion member Don Prentice COLBORNE  - There was a special, and moving, honour awarded at the 85th anniversary dinner of the Royal Canadian Legion Captain Charles S. Rutherford VC, MC, MM Branch 187 in Colborne on Sept. 23.

                  Cramahe Township native Don Prentice was presented with his 60-year service bar. READ ON

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                  • Ontario
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                    bdbetty@telus.net (Editor) News Feeds Wed, 05 Oct 2016 20:27:44 +0000
                    How Canada is marking the 15th anniversary of 9/11 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5004-how-canada-is-marking-the-15th-anniversary-of-9-11 https://beltdrivebetty.com/index.php/news/5004-how-canada-is-marking-the-15th-anniversary-of-9-11

                    Motorcycle riders from the UN Nato Veterans GroupGANDER, N.L.—As the United States marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks Sunday, Canadians will also be pausing to reflect on the tragedy and their connections to it.

                    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a statement saying Canada joins with the families and friends of the victims to remember those who died, including 24 Canadians. READ ON

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                      News Feeds Sun, 11 Sep 2016 18:59:04 +0000