2nd Annual Shakes Rattles Rides & Rods

Things Don’t Always Go As Planned

My thoughts were that helping out on this year’s SRRR for Parkinson’s was going to be a breeze.

After teaming up with event founder Rick Karkczewski (a fellow rider who has Parkinson’s), AMVETS Post 44, and the American Legion Riders of Post 148, we put together an event that raised more than $16,000. Part of the money went to the Michael J Fox Foundation but the majority stayed local going to the Frances J Zesiewicz Foundation for Parkinson’s at USF in Tampa. We had a great venue, lots of volunteers, plenty of donations, and good weather.

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End of the Monthly

"Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like."  ~Lao Tzu

Go FAR today is nothing like the magazine that debuted on International Ride To Work Day in July 2007. Better paper, improved content, and a cleaner layout are just a few of the changes readers would notice. Others were more subtle, but all of them combined have created Florida’s Favorite Motorcycle Magazine.

Go FAR was the first of Florida’s motorcycle monthlies to go “Family-Friendly”. Other magazines have followed our lead after seeing that everyone isn’t necessarily interested in seeing naked babes on bikes. Nothing against babes, but the goal was to create a magazine that you could place in any business and not worry about offending your customers. You can read Go FAR in church, though it’s not necessarily recommended by a Higher Authority.

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5 Benefits Florida Veterans Should Know About

Florida has one of the largest populations of military veterans in the country. We’re third behind California and Texas with more than 1.5 million who have served their country. We appreciate their service and want to highlight a few benefits that everyone might not be aware of. More information about veteran benefits can be found online at the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs website (www.floridavets.org).   

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