NEWS FROM ILLINOIS MOTORCYCLE FREEDOM RUN:
Today Members of the Board met w/the Tribute Committee, City Engineer & rep’s of FEMA at the Wall. All volunteering will be coordinated through the City Engineer & FEMA due to tracking of man hours, disposals & all that goes w/this disaster.
As we coordinate further we will let everyone know days & times…so poise your garden tools, shovels, pitch forks, wheelbarrells & get ready. Soon as we can, we will call on all our Great members, supporter’s & volunteers and put you to work!!
Today, Members of the Board ( Ed Deloria, Donna Gramont Jessie, Greg Hoffman, Linda Sue Rose, Gary Lewey (from the Tribute committee) along w/myself took down, packed up & loaded into a trailer (Thanks to Jack Leininger, Tribute Committee) the whole Museum, pictues, mometos, papers & all and it is to be stored until after the clean up of the Illinois Valley Cellular bldg.
Send out a special Thanks to those people at the Cell…with water coming into the building…they protected ALL the memories in our museum!! HOORRAHH!!
Yes, there is extensive damage to the west area around the Wall….But, as Linda has said We had 7,444 Warrior Spirits that held it up and the Wall is secure & standing solid & atrong!!
So, When we get the ok….We will put out the call!!
God Bless America & the city of Marseilles!!
– Denise E. Carson, Marseilles Coordinator
(photos courtesy of John Bartosiewicz – ILMFR)