As always, thank you all for the support you have shown to RIDIN' STEEL, with out you we would not be here!
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on June 8, 2013 at 9:45 AM||comments (0)|
The following post will require an attention span of more than .02 seconds.Sorry folks but I got somethin' to say.
Patricia Brown is a mother of a wounded soldier. She & her son are the reason behind the visit that Director Eric Christianson and his Production Crew will be making to Maine on July 2nd. The Documentary SEARCHING FOR HOME will enlighten us greatly on just what our wounded soldiers are experiencing when harmed physically and psychologically. Although advances in te...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Steve Marois on February 15, 2013 at 5:10 PM||comments (0)|
This Sunday on RIDIN' STEEL, we take you to the IRON TAIL SALOON in Acton, Maine where we captured the Shane Janelle Ride. Shane is a Painter by trade and has 4 children to care of. Inflicted with cancer, friends gathered on his behalf to help him out financially. Soundtrack is by Wraven Tenney and Peter Alexander. Watch it this Sunday on WPME at 10:30am and on Time Warner at 11am.
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on January 31, 2013 at 7:10 AM||comments (0)|
The WOUNDED HEROES RIDE 2012 that was held in July is probably one of the most memorable rides I attended that was to benefit this program. Of course I'll never forget David Varnuum, whom we rode in memory of in 2011, but the 2012 ride offered us the opportunity to learn about PTSD first hand from a man by the name of Richard Brewer. His graphic description of how this disorder can affect a man or woman that has experienced combat was enlightning and at times very moving. At one point, I watc...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on January 25, 2013 at 11:20 AM||comments (0)|
This Sunday on RIDIN' STEEL, we'll be airing the Brad Ferguson Memorial Ride. Brad was killed in an automobile accident leaving behind his wife and 3 very beautiful little gals. I recall the conversation I had with his Step Father, the man was most definitely feeling the loss, but was able to share some of the valuable lessons He learned from Brad. It was a great day spent with his family and friends. Watch it this Sunday at 10:30am on WPME & 11am on TIME WARNER
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on January 16, 2013 at 11:30 AM||comments (0)|
This weeks RIDIN' STEEL to be aired on Sunday January 20th, we'll be covering the SOTT HUBBARD RIDE 2012. Scott Hubbard passed away last year in a motorcycle accident, so many friends gathered together for a ride organized by FIRE & IRON Station 30 to ride in his memory. The ride also had another goal, and that was to raise funds for a FALLEN BIKER Fund that Fire & Iron established to assist friends in the future. Also in this show, we'll be taking you to BIG ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on November 8, 2012 at 12:40 AM||comments (0)|
This weeks Episode of RIDIN' STEEL will feature:
ELAINE'S HOPE RIDE. Last spring we gathered at the Old Goat Pub in Richmond, Maine and met up with a man by the name of Greg Hall. He had informed me that He was organizing his very 1st. Ride and that the proceeds were to benefit the American Cancer Society, it was also to be a Memorial Ride for his Mom Elaine, who passed away 6 ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on October 31, 2012 at 11:15 AM||comments (0)|
This weeks RIDIN' STEEL will feature the ARMED FORCES DAY FREEDOM RIDE. Armed Forces Day has been celebrated as aDay Off from work for many years now, but few people actually acknowledge the Veterans it was designated to pay tribute to. Well the Motrorcyclist RIDIN' FORA CAUSE were there alongside LEGION RIDERS, COMBAT VETS., PATRIOT RIDERS and of course THE LEATHERNECKS just to name a few to pay their respects. A lot of work went into organize this special day ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on October 17, 2012 at 9:25 AM||comments (0)|
This weeks RIDIN' STEEL will be featuring the PATRIOT RIDERS SPRING RIDE FOR THE TROOPS. In the spring of 2012 hundreds of Motorcyclist RIDIN' FOR A CAUSE gathered together in support of our Troops. What is unique about this group is that all Americans are welcomed to join. You need not be a veteran or a relative there of. You just need to...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on October 11, 2012 at 8:25 AM||comments (0)|
Lisa's Restaurant of Augusta, Maine launched her first LOVE FOR LOCALS Event last night Wednesday October 10th. On every first Wednesday of each month Lisa Wardwell will be holding LOVE FOR LOCALS. This is her way of giving back to the folks that help her to stay in business. We were treated to teriyaki wings, meatballs, chips & salsa and provided with giveaway items while being entertained from a very talented singer/songwriter by the name ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on August 20, 2012 at 5:55 PM||comments (2)|
I along with a Production Crew of 10 volunteers just returned home from this years DREAM RIDE 2012. It was without a doubt an experience I and the crew will never forget. Thousands of Motorcyclist, Auto Enthusiast, Special Olympians and folks from the General Public gathered in Farmington, Connecticut to help raise money for the Special Olympics. Under the big tent was a stage with a huge screen where live video footage was continuously being displayed throughout the ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on May 16, 2012 at 9:35 AM||comments (1)|
MIKE'S PANCREATIC CANCER RIDE.
Several years ago a young man by the name of Mike O'Connor was having stomach problems, no problem right? a few tums will make it better. As time went by, the problem didn't go away and when a visit to the doctor ended up with the devastating news that Mike had Pancreatic Cancer everything changed and quickly. Suddenly a man that loved life and having fun had to face the fact that i...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on May 9, 2012 at 7:50 AM||comments (0)|
Tonight Wednesday May 9th. on TIME WARNER, RIDIN' STEEL will be airing our coverage of Scott May's AUTUMN RIDE FOR AUTISM. As a father of an Autistic child, Scott knows first hand the capabilies and challenges of our children with autism. They all have the ability to function just like everyone else if nurtured and cared for in a proper way. However some face difficulties simply because other children and adults simply do not understand them. RIDN' STEEL believe...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on April 18, 2012 at 6:15 PM||comments (1)|
Don't forget folks, RIDIN' STEEL airs at 9pm on Wednesday evenings on TIME WARNER. Tonights program will be featuring HARRY'S RIDE. Harry Glover is fighting lung cancer. He's been a 1st. responder for over 30 years answering the call to help and save other peoples lives. This time however the table is turned and his good friend Daniel Nowell organized a ride to help him financially. Harry was very moved by the gesture and I believe that the people gathering on his behalf...Read Full Post »
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on April 10, 2012 at 8:35 PM||comments (0)|
Be sure to watch RIDIN' STEEL this Wednesday Evening at 9:00pm on TIME WARNER for MISSY'S RIDE. This is a horse of a different color for us as we ride for the MSSPA. Organized by Julie Sutherland and John Russo, their aim was to help raise funds to provide assistance for the horses that are rescued by this Organization. They in turn nurture them back to health and try to find forever homes for these beautiful animals.
|Posted by RIDIN' STEEL on April 6, 2012 at 9:55 AM||comments (0)|
Watch RIDIN' STEEL this Sunday Morning at 11am on TIME WARNER. This week we'llbe covering the International Association of Fire Fighters as they gather over 2700 strong to ride in memory of the 343 Brothers & Sisters that perished when the World Trade Center was attacked in September 2001. This ride was made possible for RIDIN' STEEL by my good friend Roger Dionne of the Brunswick Fire Dept. Todd & Jaime, Stephen & Tammy and Erica & I all att...Read Full Post »