HOLLISTER, CALIFORNIA – April 21-23, 2017 will see the 11th Annual American Legion Riders Department of California Convention in historic Hollister, California. Hollister, known as the birthplace of the American biker, is an appropriate backdrop for this gathering of the Legion’s riders, families and friends. The convention is being held at the Veterans’ Memorial Building at 649 San Benito Street in downtown Hollister.
Information from the San Benito County of Chamber indicates 200+ attendees are expected at the convention. Local restaurants, bars and hotels are preparing their hospitality. With world-famous biker venue Johnny’s Bar and Grill and other local attractions that include Pinnacles National Park, Hollister Hills State Recreational Vehicle Area and unparalleled tour riding along picturesque State Highway 25, riders are sure to enjoy.
The convention is hosted by American Legion Riders Chapter 69, Hollister, California.
Beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, convention delegates will discuss and take acton on 5 major topics:
1. Complete all business of the American Legion Riders Department of California for 2017-2018.
2. Consider and vote on all resolutions, which are properly presented to the Department Secretary.
3. Adopt a Budget for fiscal year 2017-2018.
4. Consider and act upon all other business of the American Legion Riders Department of California properly presented to the Delegates of the 11th Annual Convention.
5. Elect a Department President and all other positions of the Department Executive Committee for the ensuing year 2017-2018. Elections are scheduled for Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Hollister Veterans’ Memorial Building, 649 San Benito St., Hollister, CA 95023.
For more information about the convention, entertainment and accommodations, visit the American Legion Riders Department of California website.
About American Legion Riders
American Legion Riders chapters are well known for their charitable work, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local children’s hospitals, schools, veterans homes, severely wounded service members and scholarships. Since 2006, Riders nationwide have participated in the Legion Legacy Run, to annually raise money for the Legacy Scholarship Fund, established to provide scholarships to children of U.S. military personnel killed since Sept. 11, 2001.
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