The 9th Annual motorcycle rally took place from Pendergast Park raising over $1,500 in donations to the Washington Youth Academy Foundation. Although there was some rain, the cadets marched down and were able to spend some time looking at the bikes and interacting with the riders. Mayor Patty Lent issued a proclamation for the ride and the Academy.
WHEREAS, the City of Bremerton supports the 9th Annual Washington Youth Academy Rides & Rods Rally at 10:00 AM on Saturday, June 10th, 2017. Beginning at Pendergast Regional Park, Soccer Field parking lot, at 1099 Union Ave. in West Bremerton and sponsored by Brothers Powersports, and North Kitsap ABATE, and
WHEREAS, proceeds from this event go directly to the Washington Youth Academy Foundation whose mission is helping Washington at-risk youth succeed; and
WHEREAS, the Washington Youth Academy Foundation was established to support the students and mission of the Washington Youth Academy . The Washington Youth Academy is part of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program and is a state-run residential and post-residential program for 16-18 year old boys and girls who have dropped out of high school or are at risk of dropping out; and
WHEREAS, during the rider registration, the Washington Youth Academy Cadets will march in to the Park and the Cadet Drill Team will perform. The Cadets will also have the opportunity visit with the group;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Patty Lent, Mayor of the City of Bremerton, do hereby proclaim Saturday, June 10th, 2017 as
The 9th Annual Washington Youth Academy Rides & Rods Rally Day
and we encourage motorcycle riders, organized car and truck groups, and the general public to attend.
Signed this 7th day of June, 2017
Joe Huden is the Board Chair Emeritus of the Washington Youth Academy Foundation Board of Directors. Contact Joe or Arel Solie, Board Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org