Oregon Veterans Motorcycle Association plans Madras stay
Friday through Sunday, June 25-28, members of the Oregon Veterans Motorcycle Association will be making a ride from Seaside to Ontario during the Oregon POW-MIA Memorial Highway 26 Ride.
On Saturday, June 26, at about 6 p.m., members the Oregon Veterans Motorcycle Association will be at the Erickson Aircraft Collection, located at 2408 NW Berg Drive in Madras. There will be a spaghetti feed provided by the VFW Post 12141 of Madras, and local veterans are encouraged to attend. They are asking for a $10 donation for dinner.
On Sunday, June 27, at about 8 a.m., the motorcyclists will leave from the Plateau Travel Plaza on their way to Ontario. The Madras Police Department will conduct an escort through town along with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, Oregon State Police, Warm Springs Police Department, Jefferson County Fire District, and Jefferson County EMS.
The Jefferson County Fire District will fly the American flag from a ladder truck at the corner of Fourth and E streets for the procession to ride under. The flag will be flown across from the Jefferson County Veterans War Memorial/City Hall Plaza and the Tommy Tucker Memorial.
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