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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 08-13-2019, 05:13 PM Thread Starter
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Todays ride event

Each year a few of us with Sidecars and trikes along with a few two wheeled bikes do event rides. Aug 13th was an retirement home we have done for a long time. people that live there are generally 88 to 98 years old . Most all are in wheel chairs. Some Volunteer EMT's come to help load them in and out. Also family member's that come get rides. Today was great weather for the event and it went great. We had two more sidecar rigs join us this year.

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A nice thing to do. I spent a couple weeks in a nursing/therapy home a handful of years ago and I couldn't wait to get out of there. Very depressing atmosphere. Some of the old folks would get put in their wheel chair in the morning after breakfast and be pushed out in front of the TV and left there for hours at a time. I'd bet some of the folks you give a ride to consider that to be the highlight of their year. Nice going.

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Way to go Smitty!
What a wonderful gesture for those that can't get around on their own.
I'm sure they all appreciated what was done for them.
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Well done Smitty, stand up move!

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I ride with a group at times that goes to a childrens group home 4-5 times a year. we give them rides along with bringing in about 50 pizzas.
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Great job Smitty and friends; chivalry is indeed not dead.
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So cool that ya'll get together and do that ..Awesome
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How Awesome, what a great idea..!


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