In honor and recognition of Veterans Day, Indian Motorcycle®, America's first motorcycle company, paid tribute to our nation's veterans with a day of gratitude and a motorcycle ride on the outskirts of Atlanta. In partnership with Zac Brown Band, the Indian Motorcycle Riders Group and charity partner Veterans Charity Ride to Sturgis, the ride kicked-off Wednesday morning beginning at Indian Motorcycle of Marietta and ending at the campus of Camp Southern Ground, Zac Brown's non-profit passion initiative, in Fayetteville. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161111005069/en/
Zac Brown welcomed more than 100 veterans to Camp Southern Ground near Atlanta with a surprise acoustic performance to cap off a day of riding hosted by Indian Motorcycle. (Photo: Indian Motorcycle)The ride hosted more than 100 riders and veterans from California all the way to Virginia, in addition to Indian Motorcycle Riders Group (IMRG) members from Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. Veterans and other participants were welcomed by breakfast and a kick-off tribute delivered by Steve Menneto, President of Motorcycles for Polaris Industries, who joined the veterans for the day. The scenic ride lasted two hours and traveled through the outskirts of Atlanta. The full day of events dedicated to saluting all American military veterans culminated in lunch and a surprise acoustic performance by Zac Brown Band at Camp Southern Ground. "All of us at Indian Motorcycle are honored and humbled to continue our steadfast support of America's military personnel, their families and our veterans, whom we proudly salute today on Veteran's Day," said Steve Menneto. "I thank the more than 100 veterans and IMRG riders who took part in this epic day of motorcycle comradery. I would also like to thank Zac Brown Band and their team for their support of our troops, and for making this a legendary event."