The Iowa District Gold Wing Road Riders Association is counting the days until they arrive in Toledo and Tama for their annual ConventionThe dates: this Friday Sept. 28 and Saturday, Sept. 29.
The Riders will be leaving the Reinig Center in Toledo at 4 p.m. on Friday for a dinner ride to Carnforth Inn near Victor. They will travel along Highway 63 to the Haven Road Tama County Road (E64) riding the back roads to Victor. The riders will return via the Haven Road, returning to Tama at approximately 7:30 p.m.
The parade will take place on Friday starting at 7:45 p.m. leaving from the Tama Civic Center on 3rd and Siegel. The motorcycles will follow Siegel to 5th Street in Tama. Turn Right on Siegel to McClellan and then North (left) on McClellan to the Tama-Toledo City Limits.
The Tama Police Department will escort the motorcycles along this route for your enjoyment. At the City Limits (McClellan and Broadway) the Toledo Police Department will meet the Motorcycles and escort them along Broadway to High Street, turning Left on High St. past the Courthouse and continuing on High Street to Highway 63 where the parade of motorcycles will turn left onto Highway 63 to the junction of 63 and Business 30.
After turning on Business 30 they will proceed to Prospect Drive and turn left on Prospect Drive and proceed to Carrington Place Care facility for the enjoyment of the residents.
Saturday will start early (7:15 a.m.). for the participants. The Iowa District will be selecting a Couple and Individual to represent the District for 2012-2013 at a reception in honor of all the Chapter Couples and Individuals.
At approximately 8 a.m. some of the Motorcyclists will be departing the Reinig Center to enjoy the Tama County Countryside.
They will be passing through many of the towns in the county. At 2 p.m. the Gold Wings will be on display at Sunny Hill Care Facility for all to see.
The residents will be choosing the BEST of SHOW or if you prefer "Their Favorite" motorcycle. The group will present the residents of Sunny Hill with angels as we did Carrington Place on Friday evening.
At about 3 p.m. the District Educator, Doug Boemecke will conduct a safety forum at the Reinig Center.
This forum is open to the public! At 5:30 p.m. by reservation only we will have a meal catered by Mrs. Spanky's and ice cream from The Butter Cow. The meal will be followed by our closing ceremonies where we will be drawing for the great raffle items that have been donated by Tama-Toledo communities and other supporters.
This forum is open to the public! At 5:30 p.m. by reservation only we will have a meal catered by Mrs. Spanky's and ice cream from The Butter Cow. The meal will be followed by our closing ceremonies where we will be drawing for the GREAT raffle items that have been donated by Tama-Toledo communities and other supporters.
Please watch for motorcycles.