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Jani and Bob Bergdahl to speak at the Bring Bowe Back event in Hailey, Idaho on June 22, 2013
(HAILEY, ID) - The Bring Bowe Back event is pleased to announce that both Jani and Bob Berdahl we will be speaking during the ceremony to honor their son, American POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
The event, planned for June 22, 2013, is a community event turned rally to support the Bergdahl family.
Along with members of the local community, attendees will be coming in from across the Country for this event, including several members of Rolling Thunder from Illinois. There will be live music from local bands Paddy Wagon and Up a Creek, as well as the Buckaroo Balladeers.
The event will feature speakers such as State Senator Michelle Stennett and Ketchum Mayor Randy Hall. The event will be from 1:00pm – 5:00pm, with food and beverages available, as well as activities for children.
The Ceremony will start at approximately 2:00 p.m.
Prior to the event, a procession of over 500 motorcycles will be riding through Bellevue and Hailey, arriving at Hop Porter Park at approximately 1:00pm.
The motorcyclists, mostly comprised of POW and MIA groups from around the Pacific Northwest, will be led by the Missing Man Formation. Bob Bergdahl will be riding Bowe’s motorcycle in that formation. They will be escorted by Hailey Police Chief Jeff Gunter.
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