CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The Chrome Dragons Driving Membership held its annual cookout for veterans in entrance of the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility on June 18.
The Chrome Dragons is a using membership that likes to drive bikes and provides again to the neighborhood. They have been based in 2016, the place they made it their mission to assist kids and veterans in want.
They began this annual cookout three years in the past when Jim Harris, a member of the membership, labored for the VA. The one actions they held for veterans have been in the course of the winter season, in order that they determined to do a cookout in the summertime.
That is their first yr again on the nursing facility because of earlier years being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a 12 Information interview, Anthony Arey, also called Huge Pat, talked about the way it made him really feel do that for the veterans.
“It makes me really feel good that we will do one thing good for these of us, simply to point out thanks for what they’ve achieved for us up to now,” Arey mentioned.
Bruce Markley volunteered to make the meals for the veterans, making hamburgers and hotdogs in a smoker. In addition they had macaroni and cheese, baked beans, coleslaw, chips and drinks.
The membership plans to host this cookout for the veterans once more subsequent yr.