Inaugural Dillon’s Ride

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Event Name Inaugural Dillon’s Ride
Event Date/Time Saturday, July 18, 2020 9:00 AM
Event Type Benefit - Charity
Event Description Join us as we celebrate the life of an American Hero - Sgt. Dillon C. Baldridge. Dillon, son of Tina Palmer and Christopher Baldridge, along with Sgt. Eric M. Houck and Sgt. William M. Bays were killed in action by small arms fire on June 10, 2017 in Peka Valley, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan while serving in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

This will be a 115 mile ride through the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains that Dillon loved. This is open for primarily motorcyclist; however, others that desire to honor his memory and help us keep a promise made to the family that Dillon will never be forgotten are welcome too.

Events for the day will include a coffee break at Freeborns in Laurel Springs, a wreath laying ceremony at Dillon’s gravesite, lunch in Jefferson, driving across the newly constructed highway bridge named in Dillon’s memory in Deep Gap, and live entertainment at CrossRoads Harley-Davidson Dealership in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.
Location CrossRoads Harley-Davidson
Address US 421    [Map]
City Wilkesboro
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