Michael D. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Ride Will Celebrate Its 10th Anniversary On
Modesto, CA - April 10, 2014 – The 10th Annual
Cpl. Michael D. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Ride is scheduled for Saturday, May 10.
“King” Kenny Roberts and several other American motorcycle racing
heroes--including four-time Grand Prix Champion Eddie Lawson and fellow GP
title holder Kenny Roberts, Junior, are scheduled to ride in the event aboard
StarMotorcycles provided by Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. The
ride is free and open to the public, and hundreds of Marines, soldiers,
sailors, and airmen are expected to attend.
From its start in Modesto to its completion in the historic mining
community of Jamestown, the Memorial Ride will be escorted by motorcycle units
from the Modesto Police Department, the Stanislaus Sheriff’s Department, and
the California Highway Patrol, ensuring a safe and uninterrupted run through
central California’s spectacular Mother Lode foothills.
Annual Cpl. Michael D. Anderson, Jr. Memorial Ride is affiliated with Welcome
Home Heroes, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation organized to provide assistance
to local Central California veterans of the U.S. military in their transition
from active duty to private life. Last
year, the Memorial Ride and True American Heroes Dinner raised nearly $50,000. Visit www.TrueAmericanHero.org
for more information.