The Matua Riders Motorcycle Club officers, members, associates, and family would like to express their sincerest appreciation to all individuals, businesses, and community leaders that supported their Fallen Heroes Memorial Day “Freedom Ride” held last May 29.
Aside from Matua guest rider Gov. Ralph DLG Torres, other government officials who graced the Freedom Ride’s preliminary event at Minatchom Atdao Pavilion were Saipan Mayor David M. Apatang and personnel; Senate President Francisco Borja (Ind-Tinian) and vice president Arnold Palacios (R-Saipan); and Sens. Jude Hofschneider (R-Saipan), Sixto Igisomar (R-Saipan), Sen. Steve Mesngon (R-Rota), and Sen. Justo Quitugua (Ind-Saipan); House Speaker Rafael Demapan (R-Saipan) and vice speaker Joseph Deleon Guerrero (Ind-Saipan); and Reps. Ramon Tebuteb (Ind-Saipan), Anthony Benavente (Ind-Saipan), Blas Jonathan Attao (Ind-Saipan), Ralph Yumul (Ind-Saipan), Edmund Villagomez (Ind-Saipan), Roman Benavente (Ind-Saipan), Ed Propst (Ind-Saipan), Lorenzo Deleon Guerrero (Ind-Saipan), Felicidad Ogumoro (R-Saipan), and George Camacho (R-Saipan).
The club also would like to thank Yolanda Palacios, Jessica Tomokane, and Colleen Deleon Guerrero for their coordination and all of their support staff; Mariana Resort & Spa, Fiesta Resort & Spa-Saipan, Best Sunshine International/CSR Team, Triple J Five Star Wholesale Food, Pacific Islands Club-Saipan; MARPAC, 670 Rocksteady Shop, Guam Harley-Davidson, MPACT 2 Auto Club, TEAM EXOTIC Auto Club, Café Bike Riders, Power 99, KKMP, KWAW, KSPN2, Saipan Tribune; Nina Aldan, Gus Lutulumar, Gus Kaipat, Pat Romolor, John Aguon, and Nolas Kaliga; Division of Parks and Recreation; Department of Public Safety-Traffic Section and cadets Delbert Pua, Sasha Pangelinan, and Iris Rangamar from the 21st Cycle for volunteering their time to assist with logistics were the donors, contributors, and participants of the event.
“It is through their efforts, generosity, and support that made this year’s Freedom Ride—which honors the lives, courage, and legacy of all fallen service members who gave up their lives so we could live free—a memorable and successful event. It is with profound heartfelt appreciation that MRMC extends its humble gratitude to everyone. MRMC could have done it without all of their partners,” said the club in a statement.
The club added it would also like to apologize if it has missed anyone but they know who that are and the club is thankful for their assistance.