Boston's 5th Annual Wounded Vet Ride

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Event Name Boston's 5th Annual Wounded Vet Ride
Event Date/Time Saturday, May 14, 2016 9:00 AM
Event Type Benefit - Charity
Event Description Motorcycle Ride & Concert

Ceremony, Food, Music, Beer Tent, Vendors, Raffles and More

Boston’s Annual Wounded Vet Bike Run Inspired by Cpl. Vincent Mannion Brodeur began in 2011. One of the most severely wounded veterans in the nation, Vinnie is the recipient of the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. While servin g in Iraq in 2007 with the 82nd Airborne, Vinnie was critically injured by an insurgents improvised explosive device. After surviving 40 operations and a year long coma Vincent has become an inspiration for people throughout the nation. All proceeds from Vinnie’s Run went to creating a handicapped accessible living space for Vinnie.

Every year Boston’s Wounded Vet Run will be dedicated to different veterans. All proceeds raised go towards housing modifications to suite a comfortable living for the disabled veteran. Besides housing modifications, funds are also used to improve the quality of life of disabled veterans. Recreational needs, cars, and basic living needs are also other fields of charity the ride is dedicated to. The event is sponsored by the Italian-American War Veterans, a federally chartered non-profit veterans organization. They fought, and we ride, a bike run honoring the wounded veteran’s of New England.

Registration 10:00 AM - Ride Start - 12:00 PM - Ride End - 2:00 PM - Concert / Ceremony - 2:30

Rain Date: 5/21/2016
Location Start: Boston Harley Davidson - 649 Squire Road, Revere, MA
End: Suffolk Downs Race Track - 111 Waldemar Avenue, E
Address 649 Squire Road    [Map]
City Revere
Zip 02149
Contact Phone 617-697-5080 - Andre
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