Dear Brothers and Sisters:
The Annual IBEW Motorcycle Ride will take place in Charleston, West Virginia, beginning Saturday July 21, 2012. This year’s ride is called, The IBEW New River Gorge Ride. Last year, we rode through the historic areas of Pennsylvania and Maryland and this year we will ride through the mountains and historic areas of Charleston, West Virginia.
The IBEW New River Gorge Ride will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2012. The registration fee is $25.00, per participant. You may register online by visiting www.ibew.org., and clicking on IBEW New River Gorge Ride. Register early as the IBEW portion of the ride will be limited.
Sign in will be held Friday, July 20, 2012, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 21, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Ramada Inn Charleston Downtown, located at 600 Kanawha Blvd. East, Charleston, West Virginia 25301. The Ramada Inn will serve as the starting point of the ride.
Please contact the Ramada Inn Charleston Downtown for reservations, at (304) 344-4092, and inform them that you are with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers or the IBEW. The IBEW has a block of rooms available on a firstcome, first-served basis, with a cutoff date of June 22, 2012. The room rate is $79.00, plus tax, per night, and there is a $3.00, fee for parking per day.
Please secure your reservations as soon as possible. Updates on the ride will be posted on www.ibew.org., and www.ibewhourpower.com.
With best wishes, I am
Edwin D. Hill