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Spaghetti Dinner and Auction

SpaghettiFeedHey all count down the days! November 21, The North Coast Chapter of ABATE Spaghetti Dinner and Auction. Held at the Astoria Moose Lodge 420 17th in Astoria, across from the Bow Picker. Doors open at 5 pm $10 for Adults. $3 Children 12 and under
Come join us for good food and fun.
This is all to support local food banks

Team Oregon and ABATE of Oregon in the news

American Motorcyclist Magazine Cover - Steve Garets and Joe Laurance

American Motorcyclist Magazine Cover – Steve Garets and Joe Laurance


A recent article about rider education placed TEAM OREGON squarely on the cover of American Motorcyclist – a national motorcyclist rights publication. The article explores the benefits and challenges states face when rider training becomes mandatory, and paints a terrific picture of Oregon’s motorcycle safety program. View or download a PDF of the article.
Also get more information by visiting Team Oregon web site

Joe Laurance elected as state coordinator

Joe Laurance state coordinator A.B.A.T.E. of Oregon

Joe Laurance
state coordinator
A.B.A.T.E. of Oregon

On Saturday Vice-Coordinator South Joe Laurance was elected as the new state coordinator. Joe will take over from Allan Nichols, who has filled the position for the last three years. Allan is moving to Beaumont. Texas.

“I cannot believe it has been almost three years since I have taken office. Where did the time go?”, Allan wrote in a good-bye post to the members. Read here

Joe, a member of the Douglas County chapter, was state vice-coordinator south. After Joe’s election to the top post, “Spanky” was nominated and elected to fill the vice coordinator seat.

Kathy Sahlberg, a member of Jackson County, volunteered and was elected to the membership secretary; filling the vacancy when Veta Holscher resigned.

Other state positions still vacant:
Recording Secretary
Education Director
Public Relations
Sargent at Arms East