The 13th Annual United Service Organizations (USO) Support Motorcycle Ride will take place on June 16th. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the Ozark Harley-Davidson store, 2300 Evergreen Parkway, in Lebanon. Riders will depart at noon and travel to the St. Robert Community Center, where the Pulaski County Regional Fair will be in full swing. The full proceeds of the event will be presented to a representative of the Ft. Leonard Wood USO.
Cost for the event is $15 per motorcycle.
The Fort Leonard Wood USO will use the proceeds from the ride to help support members of the uniformed services with resources and programs including computer services, food services, and a TV/lounge area that allow service members to contact their families, catch up on events, or just spend time with friends in a relaxed environment.
Don “G-Man” Gerspach, chairman of this year’s event said, “100 percent of the money raised from this event will go to the Fort Leonard Wood USO.” Gerspach added, “The USO uses the money to support the needs of the troops here at Ft. Leonard Wood, and fosters troop morale by purchasing items such as food, electronics, or care packages.”
In 2017, approximately125 riders supported the USO motorcycle event and helped raise $1,241.00. This year event organizers hope to exceed that amount.
The event is sponsored by Ozark area motorcyclists including the Ozark Mountain Chapter of Harley Owners Group® Lebanon the Freedom Of Road Riders® Local 28 Waynesville, and St. Robert Chapter 331 of American Legion Riders®.
For more information, call 573-512-1419.