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Proud to be your Director…

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I’m getting ready for a well-deserved vacation so I’m going to miss the July Officer’s Meeting and General Meeting.  This hasn’t happened before but I need a vacation!!!  This has caused me to sit and ponder about what it’s meant to be the Director of Bakersfield HOG for the past year and one-half. As most […]

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Casa De Fruta, 2009

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A couple of years ago, when we decided to change the name of our monthly ride to a Fun Run, we had no idea of how appropriate that name would be for this past weekend’s events at Casa De Fruta. The “Casa” is located about 10 miles from Hollister on Hwy 152. Compared to Bakersfield, […]

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Recruit Suppot Ride

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HOG Chapter Liaison, Ben Patten, put together a Recruit Support Ride for 5 U.S. Marine recruits and 1 Navy recruit who left for boot camp at 2:00pm.   Ben put out an e-mail and asked everyone to pass the word.  For these important events, HOG invites all riders, regardless of the type of motorcycle they ride, […]

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Bakersfield HOG Members Programs

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PRIDE PATCH PROGRAM Bakersfield HOG Chapter 1580 has implemented a HOG Chapter Pride Patch program to allow members to earn a very nice patch for their vests.  HOG took the logo from our sponsor, Bakersfield Harley-Davidson and made it into a quality patch that says “HOG CHAPTER PRIDE.” Members earn this patch by participating in […]

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Director’s Message – June 2009

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If you’ve been asleep for several months, then you probably don’t know that Bakersfield HOG Chapter 1580 is doing some things that are new and exciting for our local riding aficionados. In May, Jolyn and John Cleveland took 97 HOG members on 67 motorcycles to the Reagan Library in Simi Valley.  The HOG Road Captains […]