16th Annual Ride For The Guide

Mon. July 09, 2007

Left to right AA Dale Hartford, DL #54 BR Earl Gilkison,
Local1297 President Jack Baker and GDA President Jay Bormann
at the Ride For The Guide Rally. 

Local 1297 held the 16th annual Ride for the Guide rally June 28, 2007 in Ashland, OH to benefit the Guide Dogs of America (GDA). More than 500 motorcycles and over 800 people attended the event. 

GDA hosted a breakfast for riders and attendees as well as event t-shirt sales and raffles that raised over $17,000 which will provide guide dogs and instruction in their use, free of charge, to blind and visually impaired men and women from the United States and Canada.

bike_build_button.jpgGDA also sold over $1600.00 in raffle tickets for a special IAM/GDA Pro Street Bike that was on display at the event.  Raffle tickets for the custom bike are still available for $10 and to purchase a raffle ticket by check –

Make your donation payable to Guide Dogs of America and mail to:

GDA Bike Raffle
PO Box 94886
Las Vegas, NV 89193-4886

Be sure to include mailing address, phone number and area code, or to make a donation online:

Click the here to pay safely and securely through Paypal.

To learn more about GDA click here and to see photos of the custom bike build click here.