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             IWO JIMA MEMORIAL RUN

            Our first run this year will be to the Iwo Jima Memorial in New Britain, Conn. on April 19, 2009, with a rain date of 4/26/09.

            Riders from Eastern Long Island may either take the Port Jefferson Ferry or leave with the riders from western Long Island.

            If you choose to take the Port Jefferson Ferry: The departure time is 9:00am with an arrival time of 10:15 in Bridgeport, Conn.

            Reservations are recommended, call 631-473-0286 for reservations, and arrive 15-20 min-nuts before departure. The fee is $29.75

            for a motorcycle one way. There may be an additional fee if you have a passenger. After you depart the ferry head North on

            Route 8 and pull over just pass Route 15. The other riders will meet you on the East side of Route 8 just pass Route 15 at app. 10:30am.

            If you choose to ride around: We will meet at the Marine Corps League, 99 Iwo Jima Blvd (New York Ave), Massapequa at 8:35am   

            and depart at 8:50am sharp. From here we will travel to the Marina on Cross Island Parkway (between exit 31 and 32) to meet any

            additional riders. Departure time from the Marina is 9:30am sharp.

            If you are coming from up North (NY, Conn, MA, NH), meet up with everyone at the Memorial. We should get there      

            between 11:30am and 12:00pm.

            Address: Ella Grasso Blvd., New Britain - Newington, CT (860-666-5521). Directions: Just off Rt 9 (Iwo Jima Memorial Expressway),

            exit 29 onto Rte 175, follow the brown signs.

            Please let me know if you are going on this run along with your cell number and where you will depart from. This way we will know

            who to look or wait for.

            Mike Devine's cell is 631-379-3333 and Stew Rubin's cell is 516-286-9034.

            If you have any questions e-mail me me at joecroce@optonline.net or call me at 516-665-2970.