To the Times of Ti:
The Combat Vets Motorcycle Association Chapter 19-3 would like to send out a heartfelt appreciation to all the people and business in making our fourth annual Ghost Ride a success on July 23, 2011.
This benefit this year was to raise funds for the Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans Assistant Fund in Clinton, Franklin and Essex County. The Disabled American Veterans also joined the ride with their transport van and three representatives.
We would also like to thank Thomas Scozzafava (town of Moriah Supervisor) for his speech and participation in our ride. A special thank you to Sen. (Bill) Owens for coming to our event and for his speech at the Raymond ”Buzz” Wright Memorial. To Mineville VFW Post 5802, Color Guard. The VFW Post 146 for the use of the building for this event. Knights of Columbus and staff for the benefit dinner.
Our hearts were overwhelmed with the appreciation and generosity of the town of Moriah, town of Ticonderoga, village of Port Henry and town of Crown Point businesses and the people that came out to show their support for our veterans. To all the riders that participated in the ride, our hearts and souls were deeply touch to have you all take part in our fourth annual Ghost Ride this year and we hope to see you all next year.
A very special thank you to Nappy Marcott and Bruce Cox for donating their time and cooker for our barbeque. To WOKO for the broadcasting of our event ahead of time and the live broadcasting Friday night at the VFW.
Darlene Treadway for opening on Sunday for all CVMA members to have a home cooked breakfast before returning home. Peggy Quain for her help getting the Veteran Van to come be on site for the veterans.
CVMA Chapter 19-3 and all our Brother and Sister Chapters that attended wish to say thank you to the following business and people that made our ride and their ride a memorial event:
Boyea’s and Boyea’s Lakeside, Bryant’s Lumber, Celotti’s Wine and Spirits, Walt’s Propane, Jim’s Body Shop, Mountain Time Furniture, Decker Flats Greenhouse, George’s, Mac’s Grocery, Frenchman’s , Payson Jeweler, Stewarts, Wal-Mart, Kinney Drugs Store #19, Dave Malbon, Mineville Oil, Adirondack Auto, G&U Market J&P Cycle, Vermont Teddy Bear Company, Montcalm Liquor, Ti CITGO, Stan’s Harley-Davidson, Harmony Hills(Todd Asselin), Aubchon Hardware, Sugar and Spice, Wagon Wheel, Rathburn’s Jeweler, Cracker Barrel, Boni‘s Bistro, International Paper, Embassy Suites and Hotel International. Harland Funeral Home, The Country Florist & Gifts, Macadome Dist.,Malone Elks Lodge, Mahoney Alarms, Knight Auto, Bed Bath and Beyond, Vermont Electric Company, Panea, Yankee Dollar, Price Chopper, Twin State, Dames Wine and Liquor, Plattsburgh Distributors, Casella Waste, Treadways Service Station, The Pub, International Paper, Theodore Stay, Pepsi, A special thank you to Jonathan Mero for the Banner. The Crown Point Fire Department, Mineville-Witherbee Fire Department, Port Henry Fire Department, Moriah Fire Department, Moriah Ambulance Squad. A special thank you to all the riders that participated.
We wish to thank everyone that made this a success. Thanks to the town of Ticonderoga for their patience and understanding of the crowd of motorcyclists. And a special thank you to all the private donors. Special thanks, the New York State Police Department, Essex County Sheriff Department for traffic control, Ticonderoga Police Department and Moriah Police Department also for traffic control.
And a special thank you to Leanne, Brianna, Billy Allen for the help with the signs. A special thank you to Jeremy Treadway for all his help.
We sincerely hope that we did not forget anyone , but if we did we wish to thank you from the bottom of our hearts, because of the great admiration that our people and towns have for our veterans, this annual Ghost Ride is talk about at nearly every CVMA event we have.
We wish to thank the Times of Ti and Denton’s Publication for your help in getting the word out before the event and the Thank you after our event. Great job!
And to all the people that donated to our collection jugs that were placed around the town you are the silent donors but you will never be forgotten.
Thank you from all CVMA members.
CVMA NY-Chapter 19-3