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New Hampshire I NEWSLETTER
Prez's Pen - August 2005 Well summer is finally here, don’t blink or you just might miss it! The past several weeks have been fantastic for riding. For those of you who missed them, NH-IV sponsored two great rides this past month and I don't know how anybody could have missed them with all the advance/repeat notices given. The first ride was the "notch ride" and what a day it was weather wise. We covered around 350 miles, or so, had a nice lunch and then dessert at the "great lost bakery" The next weekend was a run up to White River Jct, Vermont with lunch at a diner, we checked out an old locomotive being restored and then back home via back roads. What other motivation do you need other than to ride with friends on a nice day. The Corn Roast is literally just around the corner so if you haven't yet given your donation for the raffle/auction to Dave Gladu PLEASE do so or bring it to the corn roast. The date, if you've forgotten is Sat, August 13th. WE will need help that day to make this event successful and fun for all. Assistance will be needed in manning the registration table with Tama; setting up and running the bike events with Bill Rawnsley; selling raffle/auction tickets: selling the new corn roast T-shirts; and organizing the tables and I call on all NH-I members to act as greeters and make all attendees feel welcomed. The only other thing we really need is for the weather gods to cooperate. Hope to see you ALL there. RWP The Prez

August 2005 Blue Knights New Hampshire 1 Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club P.O. Box 1313 Hillsboro, New Hampshire 03244-1313 Board of Officers President Vice-President Sec/Treasurer 3 yr Director 2 yr Director 1 yr Director 1 yr Director IPP/Sgt at Arms Russell Young David Gladu Tama Mitchell Bill Rawnsley Jim Hamel Glenn Northrup Gary Norton Mike Bothwick

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NH I GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING Date July 11, 2005 Location: Milford PD Meeting called to order Time 1840hrs. By President Young Pledge of Allegiance: lead by Jim Hamel A moment of silence was observed for departed members and troops around the world. Roll Call: Young [X ] Gladu [ ] Mitchell [X] Hamel, J [X] Northrup [ ] Bothwick [X] Rawnsley [X] Norton [ ] 18 present. Secretary’s Report: Mitchell
Motion to waive minutes made by Don Cloutier. Second by Bob Weddleton. Passed

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Discussed upcoming Int’l Article changes. Membership in favor or word changes. Ken Forbes will be representing NH I – check for $100 issued. Hosting NEC: Need permission of conference to change the date. o Need to get this years figures and tell Clarion they need to match or do better. o Dave Spitz made a motion to table after this years fall conference and bid for 2007. Second by Bob Weddleton, Passed. Judy Spitz announced that Jason Delockery, Regional Manager of Victory M.C, wants to help out M/C groups. He is willing to have demo rides @ corn roast. She will check to see if he is willing to donate (or at cost) a motorcycle for NH I to raffle off.

Treasurer’s Report: Mitchell
Motion to waive report made by Don Cloutier. Second by Bob Weddleton. Passed Treasurer announced balances in the accounts – all bills paid. $7,597.59

Quartermaster’s Report: Schuett Dianne reported that the pin backs were received and that she will be in Lafayette. Point Captain: Rawnsley Bill reported that the issues with points have been resolved. He reiterated the need for people to get him a list of ride attendees. Motion by Don Cloutier to do away with the point system. Second by Dave Spitz. As we did not have the required 9 members for a quorum, vote was tabled. Note: shortly thereafter 2 more members showed, we now have a quorum. Items Discussed:  Corn roast will be 8/13: o 75 T-shirts were ordered for $412.50. o Dave Gladu is still collecting gifts for auction. o Bill Rawnsley has volunteers for events and the registration items. o Tama volunteered Gil to meet people at Macy’s

NEW MEMBER: Tama put forth application of Brian Reopel, Hillsboro PD – full-time. Motion to accept by Bob Weddleton. Second by Mike Bothwick. Passed. Next meeting – Bedford PD Aug 1st Board at 1800, General 1830. Bedford PD Sept. 12th 50/50 drawing was won by Pamela Rawnsley $12. Attendance won by Jim Hamel $22.50. Meeting adjourned at 2000hrs Respectfully submitted Tama Mitchell ANNOUNCEMENTS If any member has info of any event that has happened to a brother or sister Knight, please let a board member know so that acknowledgements may be made. Be it births, deaths, retirements, marriages, etc. WE ARE COUNTING ON YOU! Reminder: This is YOUR NEWSLETTER. If you have a story, comic, poetry, joke, restaurant review, sale item, ride or anything else to share, please submit it to me at Your participation is needed and appreciated.

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ANNUAL CORN ROAST Time is running out! We are looking for auction items. These items maybe purchased, or donated by a company; your choice. Items maybe dropped off to Dave Gladu at the Bedford PD. Thanks to everyone that have already submitted an item.


Donald Cloutier David Gladu Glenn Northrup Dan Stevens

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RIDE TALLY MEMBERS GUESTS Gil Mitchell 10 Flo Forbes Stan Weaver 5 Craig Norton Jim Hamel 7 Terry Cowan NH4 Gary Norton 8 Chantal Norton Mike 14 Leah Powell Bothwick Bill Rawnsley 12 Sue Webb Earl Webb 16 Joyce Powell Dave Spitz 19 Priscilla Moquin Russ Young 20 Judy Spitz Dave Gladu 15 Tama 27 Mitchell Ken Forbes 28 Diane Schuett 26 Roger 11 Mailhiot THE JOURNEY

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me in the dust, but waited down the road for me to catch up through the up and down twists and turns. Turns out we were riding back on the hottest days of the year with heat indexes of 109 - 133 degrees. No wonder we were wet when we quit each night!!! Good trip, would do it again in a minute. Tama NH1 – August Rides 10th – Waldo Pepper ride – Gary & others will leave the Concord Park & Ride (by Grappone) @ 1800 hrs. 13th – Annual Corn Roast – Mike & Gary leading the ride from Macy’s parking lot in Bedford at 0900 hrs. to Milford. 14th – Londonderry Lions Club Poker Run – Mike & Gary will depart Macy’s @ 0830. 21st - RIDE FOR KIDS - (sponsored by the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation) Registration is 8:00 to 9:45 a.m. at the WalMart parking Lot, Rte 12, North Oxford MA (near Sturbridge). For more info... 23rd – Ice Cream Run – Russ has agreed to lead the way “if the sun is shining” to the weekly Ice Cream Run in Lowell MA. Departing from Macy’s @ 0730 hrs 27st – High Hopes Poker Run - sponsored by Gary & Mike. Cost: $15.00 Depart Macy’s parking lot @ 0830 hrs. We did this ride last year and it was a great time. Good food and entertainment. The VFW is open after for adult beverages. 28th – Mystery Run – Mike and Gary will depart Macy’s @ 0900 hrs. Come join us to find out where they will take you. NH1 – September Rides 11th - Flag Hill Winery, Lee, NH. Meet at Burger King,
Concord, NH, (exit 13, Rt 93) at 11:00am. Rain or shine 2 or 4 wheels. I've been there twice real nice sample over 10 wines and maybe some NH apple vodka.

It was like an old family reunion at Lafayett, LA. In addition to Ken Forbes, Dianne Schuett, Janine and Roger, Tama and Gil of NH I, former members Paul and Barbara Griffin and Rick Robbins were there. Ken drove his truck down with Breen Savage (his bike in the truck bed), Dianne, Roger and Janine flew. Tama and Gil put on just shy of 3,900 miles riding. On the way down we were met on day two and three with remnants of a couple of hurricanes - almost 1,700 miles in three days - not bad. The worse part about it was not knowing if Tama's bike would start whenever we stopped. Estimate 2 out of three times, Gil would have to push to get me started. While there we took a trip to the Tabasco plant and sampled Tabasco ice cream. We also stopped in St. Martinville to see the Evangeline Tree and visit the museum. Lunch or dinner was provided every night as part of registration. Though good, most were not interested in eating more rice by wed. One thing I can say about the food wherever we ate - it was good and it was plentiful. We did a bit of visiting on the way home and toured the Blue Ridge Parkway. Gil's kind of road - he left

16th - Fall NEC, Seekonk, MA. Meet at the Denny's,
Nashua Mall, (exit 6, Rt.3, Nashua) 11:00am. Rain or shine 2 or 4 wheels.

NH1 – October Rides 1st - "Ride for the Animals" Meet at the Animal Rescue
League of NH, 545 Route 101, Bedford, NH. Registration is from 8-10am, ride leaves at 10:30. I need all the NH-1/NH-IV members to considered this event as it may be the last one and we need "blue vests" for traffic control. 15 - Shorty has agreed to open up his house to all NH-1 and NH-IV members and host a BBQ again this year. Festivities begin about noon time. We will meet at the McDonalds, Epsom traffic circle, Rts 28/4, at 11:30am. Shorty's is about 6 miles from there.

WALDO PEPPERS CRUISE NIGHT At the Dairy Bar run today, the question was raised if Waldo Peppers Bike Cruise Night still exists? Yes, it does, and is every Weds. begriming at 6 PM. The event is informal and all bikes, individuals and club affiliations are welcome. There is one change from last year: the event is no longer sponsored by the Star Riders, and is actually self-sponsored by Waldo Peppers. Long story short - political problems within the Star club, and a new President who tried to end the event because he didn't like Waldo's and didn't want non-Star members. So, many of the original Star Riders, those who had organized the Bike Cruise Night from the beginning, broke away and formed Lakes Region Riders, The group is actually sponsored by Waldo Peppers. The new "club" is very informal and is just a group of friends who ride together - no dues, no rules, no BS. I have been told that Blue Knights are welcome and strongly encouraged to attend Cruise Nights and any of their rides. You will often find me at Cruise Night, and I don't know anyone who has ever been disappointed with the food or portion size. Bruce & Barb, the owners of Waldo's, are friends of mine & I want to strongly encourage attendance. If you like lobster rolls, you have to try theirs!! Ed Cowing President NH IV

NHIV – August Rides 7th - I was recently contacted by a representative of the Multiple Sclerosis Bike Event to see if any Blue Knights would be interested in helping out the day of their ride. The ride is August 7. This is a bicycle event that has been held for 21 years. NOTE: they are not asking us to do any "police traffic work". They are working with all PD's involved for that. We would not be doing any tasks to cut down on PD's OT. One thing that they thought that we could do it ride the route during the ride (with CB's) to report on any bike incidents, lost riders etc. The volunteer registration form is attached and the 2nd page explains the volunteer work they are looking for. They are providing food (lobster/bbq; lodging - at St. Joes college or area to camp) for those from out of town. Please let me know if you are interested. I will be unavailable as I will be in Canada that week, however I will be willing to coordinate any BK efforts[]. My cousin has MS and has been confined to a wheelchair for 5 years now, so I do have a personal interest in this. Let me know thanks take care Mike Fletcher{} 12th – 14th NY-II Suicide Run Tony"Scooter"Boyer – or Jay Miranda –