Gold Star Family Rememberance Day – Silver Dollar City
Branson West, Missouri – 10-19-19
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The Gold Star Family Association, in conjunction with and Silver Dollar City (SDC), Branson, MO has honored the Patriot Guard Riders with a request to join them for a Gold Star Family Remembrance Ceremony, in SDC, on Saturday, Oct 19, 2019. To be eligible to participate in this mission with free Silver Dollar City admission, we are limiting it to those members who have been active PGR Members in the past 6 months by participating in at least 3 missions including funerals and/or honor flights. For those who have their own season tickets and would like to join us, that would be totally acceptable as well. Each eligible member will also be allowed to bring a guest as well- as long as they are willing and able to stand both the flag lines. Please RSVP me either by email or fb message by 5p Wed. Oct. 16, 2019 to get on the ticket list for admission.We have been asked to stand two flag lines, one during the raising of colors at the opening of the park when the Gold Star Families and veterans are escorted into the park. We will form two lines, facing each other along the sidewalk in front of the flag pole. After the raising of the colors, we will join in with the National Anthem. We will be given a free lunch in the employees lunchroom midday. Later in the day, a second flag line will conducted indoors in the Riverfront Playhouse which seats several thousand. We will form an inside flag line while the Gold Star Families and their loved ones are acknowledged. There will be a slide show of those fallen heroes, ringing of the bell, etc. during this service. We are welcome to enjoy the park rides, shows, shops, restaurants, etc during the rest of the day. Please RSVP me either by email or fb message by 5p Wed. Oct. 16, 2019 to get on the ticket list for admission.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 10-19-19
Staging Time: 7:45 am
Southern Stone County Fire Dept. (approximately 4 blocks east of Hwy 13 & 76, Branson West).
10965 Mo- 76
Branson West, Missouri
Kent McGregor Sr.
STAGE: 7:45 am.
BRIEFING: 8:00 am.
KSU w/LEO Escort: 8:15 am to SDC. (A distance of approx. 4 mi/10 min). Special complimentary parking near front gate will be provided for bikes and cages.
DRESS CODE: PGR Members (and guests if available) are asked to wear PGR Vests and/or patriot shirts if possible. WEATHER FORECAST: 67° Cages are always welcome.
***SPRINGFIELD GROUP RIDE***for those who would like to group ride from Springfield, we will:
STAGE: 6:30 am at Kum & Go, NE corner, Kearney & US 65, Springfield, Mo with KSU to Branson West at 6:45 am from Kum & Go to Branson West Wal-Mart (a distance of approx. 45 mi/50 min) NOTE: Out of our honor for these fallen heroes and their families, and appreciation for SDC providing the complimentary admission, you are expected to attend BOTH Flag Lines-morning & afternoon.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Kent McGregor
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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