Rocket H-D to host Freedom Weekend


Rocket Harley-Davidson/Buell in Mooresville, Ala., is hosting its first “Freedom Weekend” May 14 to 16, with special events all weekend culminating in a Freedom Ride.

From 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, the dealership is inviting active, retired and honorably served military to come for a dealership tour and orientation with door prizes.

From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, a Freedom Celebration features food, drinks, live music and military equipment on display. At 2 p.m. military personnel and veterans are invited to be part of the inaugural “Freedom Photo" honoring veterans. Participants can register starting at 1 p.m.

The celebration wraps up Sunday with a Freedom Ride that will visit local military points of interest, a ride-at-your-own-pace event. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., followed by breakfast at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. departure. Fees for riders are $10 each and passengers $5 each. All proceeds will benefit the Wounded Warriors, providing for wounded Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families.

Posted by Holly Wagner