Southwest Chapter of ABATE of Florida June 2014

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The June 2014 Newsletter of the Southwest Chapter of ABATE of Florida

Text of Southwest Chapter of ABATE of Florida June 2014

The Only Motorcycle Rights Organization in the Tri-County area Legislative News MSAP Instructors Community service Lobby & Educate the Government & the General Public to Promote Motorcycling in a Safe & Positive Image JUNE 2014Volume XXXIII, Issue XII PEACE RIVER CAMPGROUNDS 2998 NW Highway 70,Arcadia,Florida SEE PAGE 16 FOR DETAILS Page 35 LEGISLATIVE REPORT PAGE 24 ABATE of Florida, Inc. Southwest Chapter PO BOX 60745 Fort Myers, FL33906 southwest.abateflorida.com MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION SEE PAGE 4 FOR MEMBERSHIP TRUSTEE INFORMATION Southwest Chapter Name (Please Print Legibly): ________________________________________________________________ Mailing Address: ________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________ CityStateZip Code + Four Phone: (Include Area Code) __________________________________________ May we use your phone number for our phone tree? YESNO Email Address: _____________________________________________________________________ Are you a registered Voter? YESNO Please List your voting districts from your Voter Registration Card: _________ FL House _________ FL Senate _________ US Congress District Name of Chapter you wish to join ___________________________________________________________ If you are a member of more than one chapter, please designate your home chapter ________________________ Select ONE of the following: New/Renewal-Annual Membership Due $20.00 Lifetime Membership $ 150.00 Transfer Membership to: ______________________________________________________________ Change of Address: __________________________________________________________________ Signature_______________________________________________________Date: __________________ Sponsored by Chapter Member : ____________________________________________________________ Memberships are open to anyone 18 years of age or olderAll members receive with their paid membership a membership card, ourbi-monthly Masterlink magazine, Chapter Newsletter, Chapter voting privileges and personal involvement in Statewide legislative actions and their freedom to ride CHAPTER USE Dues Paid by Cash CheckMoney Order Mailed Date: Membership Card_________________________Make Checks Payable to: Copy of By Laws _________________________ ABATEof Florida, Inc. Membership Expiration_________________________Southwest Chapter ABATE OF FLORIDA, INC. MISSION STATEMENT WHO WE AREWe are a non-profit organization of motorcycle enthusi-astsfromallwalksoflife.Welobbyandeducatethe government and the general public to promote motorcy-cling in a safe and positive image. We endeavor to enlist thecooperationandparticipationofallorganizations and individuals that share a similar interest in preserving ourAmericantraditionofFREEDOM.Wepromotemo-torcyclesafety,training,&politicalawareness. WeARE NOT A CLUB OR A GANG. We fund our work through toy runs, poker runs, campouts, and other motorcycle activi-ties.Weareyourneighbors&friendswhowork,pay taxes,andgetinvolvedwithourcommunity.Weserve and support our country and believe in freedom. We use alllegalmeanstoprotectourrightswithoutinfringing on the rights of others. OUR GOALS To become a powerful and viable political force in legis-lative matters concerning the motorcyclist. To promote the safe riding habits without infringing on individual freedoms. To motivate the bikers to write letters to their legislators before, during, and after the legislative session. To furnish our members with a newsletter to keep all bikers informed in regards to upcoming legislation. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this newsletter are not necessarily those of ABATE of Florida, Inc. and or the Southwest Chapter. This publication allows members to express their beliefs and opinions. ABATE of Florida, Inc. and Southwest Chapter accept no responsibility for the comments, opinions or views contained in this newsletter. Please direct correspondence in reference to this publication to: Wayne Cerra (cell) 239-989-3349Donations to ABATE of Florida, Inc. are not deductible for Federal Tax Purposes. ABATE of Florida, Inc. 2010 ABATE of Florida, Inc. Southwest Chapter All Rights Re-served ABATE of Florida, Inc. and the Southwest Chapter do not condone drinking while riding or driving IDENTIFICATION STATEMENT SOUTHWEST CHAPTER NEWSLETTER;ISSUE DATE: JUNE 2014 PUBLISHED MONTHLY BY ABATE of Florida, Inc. Southwest Chapter PO Box 60745, Fort Myers, FL 33906 http://southwest.abateflorida.com/ PRESENTLY, MEMBER MATERIAL DEADLINE IS THE 20th of the Month for Editorial and Board Approval FOR SUBMISSIONS ______________ NEW ADVERTISERS OR AD CHANGES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE15TH OF EACH MONTH Southwest Chapter Meeting Schedule This months Chapter MeetingWill be held on SUNDAY JUNE 1ST, 2014 10 a.m. at Harley Davidson of Fort Myers Located at2160 Colonial Dr. Fort Myers, FL 33907 239-275-4647 southwest.abateflorida.com NEXT CHAPTER MEETING AUGUST 3RD, 2014 SOUTHWEST CHAPTER NEWS PAGE 3 PresidentWayne Cerra 239.989.3349 abatesw@gmail.com Vice President Victor Piorkowski239.823.6159pior10@yahoo.com Secretary Tracy Davis 239.645.7936 forbubblesonly@gmail.com TreasurerJimmie Dennis 239.440.4213 jd@pincherscrabshack.com Sergeant At Arms Jaime Goldberg 239-961-4086 jaimegoldberg1114@gmail.com Asst. Sergeant At Arms James Brennan Membership Trustee Lynne Davis 239-770-5085 davisdudes@gmail.com Public Relations Gwynne Hickman 239.246.2025 Gwynne.hickman@gmail.com Legislative Representative Ken Teddybear Miller 239.693.7035 km_13219@yahoo.com Safety Director Victor Piorkowski239.823.6159pior10@yahoo.com Safety Coordinator Robin Reynolds 239.989.3349 abatesw@gmail.com Products Trustee Moe Moser 412.999.3397 ironcitysupplyco@yahoo.com Newsletter Editor Barbara Bardell State Delegate(s) Wayne CerraVictor Piorkowski Webmaster Taylor Musburger 239.334.1620 ABATE@Musburger.net Chapter Chaplain Tom Provenzano239.267.8641 tprovenz@comcast.net Road Captains Gerry Mangina Scott Turner Jeff Hoover Ride Coordinator Jimmy Soppa Advertising Wayne Cerra 239.989.3349 abatesw@gmail.com ABATE of Florida, Inc. Southwest Chapter EXECUTIVE BOARD & TRUSTEES PO Box 60745,Fort Myers, FL 33906-6748 Southwest.abateflorida.com HELP SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL MRO* Chapter Meetings held at Harley Davidson of Fort Myers 1st Sunday of each month *MOTORCYCLE RIGHTS ORGANIZATION ABATE OF FLORIDA, INC. 2012 ABATE of Florida, Inc. Southwest Chapter All Rights Reserved Donation to ABATE of Florida, Inc. are not deductible for Federal Income Tax Purposes ABATE of Florida, Inc. and Southwest Chapter Does Not Condone Drinking and Driving or Riding PresidentWayne Cerra 239.989.3349 abatesw@gmail.com Vice President Victor Piorkowski239.823.6159pior10@yahoo.com Secretary Tracy Davis 239.645.7936 forbubblesonly@gmail.com TreasurerJimmie Dennis 239.440.4213 jd@pincherscrabshack.com Sergeant At Arms Jaime Goldberg 239-961-4086 jaimegoldberg1114@gmail.com Asst. Sergeant At Arms James Brennan Membership Trustee Lynne Davis 239-770-5085 davisdudes@gmail.com Public Relations Gwynne Hickman 239.246.2025 Gwynne.hickman@gmail.com Legislative Representative Ken Teddybear Miller 239.693.7035 km_13219@yahoo.com Safety Director Victor Piorkowski239.823.6159pior10@yahoo.com Safety Coordinator Robin Reynolds 239.989.3349 abatesw@gmail.com Products Trustee Moe Moser 412.999.3397 ironcitysupplyco@yahoo.com Newsletter Editor Barbara Bardell State Delegate(s) Wayne CerraVictor Piorkowski Webmaster Taylor Musburger 239.334.1620 ABATE@Musburger.net Chapter Chaplain Tom Provenzano239.267.8641 tprovenz@comcast.net Road Captains Gerry Mangina Scott Turner Jeff Hoover Ride Coordinator Jimmy Soppa Advertising Wayne Cerra 239.989.3349 abatesw@gmail.com SOUTHWEST CHAPTER NEWS PAGE 5 This newsletter may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifi-cally authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of political , human rights, economic, democracy, and social justice is-sues,etc. We believe this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the mate-rial in this newsletter is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. ABATE OF FLORIDA, INC BOARD OF DIRECTORS (as of 6/10/12) Revised 8/28/13 STATE OFFICE: ABATE OF Florida, Inc. PO Box 2520, Deland, FL 32721-2520 Phone: (386) 943-9610Fax: Same Email: flabate@bellsouth.net

PRESIDENT: DANNY "DOC" FISH PO Box 3615, Milton, FL 32572-3615 Phone: (850) 994-3652Fax: (850) 995-8517 Email: DFish30775@aol.com VICE PRESIDENT:EMORY GRIFFISPO Box 2520, Deland, FL 32721-2520 Phone: (386) 943-9610Fax: Same Email:emorysflht@yahoo.com

SECRETARY:KAREN CARAWAN PO Box 2520, Deland, FL 32721-2520 Phone:(863) 202-0905Fax:(386) 943-9610 Email:

TREASURER: PATTI NASRALLAH PO Box 16309, Temple Terrace, FL 33687-6309 Phone: (813) 695-9203Fax: (813) 626-2306 Email:patti.nasrallah@gmail.com

SGT-AT-ARMS:DENNIS "MUDDER" RUDOI 2520 Deland FL 32721-2520 Phone: (407) 925-4307Fax: (407) 699-9748 Email:stsgtatarms@hotmail.com

PR/COMMUNICATIONS:RHONDA GRIFFIS PO Box 2520, Deland, FL 32721-2520 Phone: (407) 412-8381Fax: Same Email: flabatestatepr@gmail.com

MASTERLINK EDITOR: BOB von BULOW PO Box 2520, Deland, FL 32721-2520 Phone: (386) 451-0323Fax: (386) 943-9610 Email:abateflink@yahoo.com

MEMBERSHIP:GRACE LORD PO Box 2520, Deland, FL 32721-2520 Phone: (386) 943-9610 Email:flabatemembe