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Laconia Harley-Davidson and New Hampshire Motor Speedway to Raise $76K for Boys & Girls Clubs in World Record Attempt

Thu, 23 May 2013

Laconia Harley-Davidson and New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) have teamed up to make the 90th Anniversary of Laconia Motorcycle Week even more historic through an effort to raise over $76,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Hampshire and set a new Guinness Worlds Record.

Laconia Motorcycle Week attendees and New Hampshire residents will play a key role in this endeavor by purchasing tickets for a Community Appreciation Parade at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on the final Saturday of Bike Week, June 15th. Participants will have the unique opportunity to ride around the New Hampshire Motor Speedway track, continue on a police escorted, scenic 32-mile ride around the Lakes Region, set a new Guinness World Record and most importantly, raise significant funds for the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Hampshire. Non-riders can also contribute to this effort by making a donation at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on June 15th. Reserve your space for this historic event at

“The Boys and Girls Clubs, more than any other organization, are working to put all children on a path to meaningful and productive lives. Their programs have a positive impact on the lives of young people and in some cases, have been credited with saving them,” said Anne Deli, owner of Laconia Harley-Davidson. “There is no better way to commemorate the 90th Anniversary of Laconia Motorcycle Week than attempting a philanthropic act of historic proportion. Motorcycle riders from across the globe and those here in New Hampshire can take part in a once-in-a-lifetime riding opportunity, but more importantly, make a difference by supporting this remarkable organization.”

Laconia Harley, New Hampshire Motor Speedway and the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Hampshire are calling on the public to help break an existing record for “most money raised for a charity in 24 hours by a motorcycle parade.” The current record is $76,036.

Riders can pre-register online, in-person at the Laconia Harley-Davidson dealership at 239 Daniel Webster Highway in Meredith or sign up the day of the event on June 15th at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Tickets are $35 per bike and $15 for an additional rider. Only 50 VIP tickets will be available for $150, which will enable a rider and passenger to get priority spot in the first 50 spaces behind the pace car. Participants will also receive one free ticket to the Loudon Classic Weekend that evening at NHMS. Individuals and businesses can also contribute to the effort by making a donation of any amount between 7-10 a.m. June 15th at NHMS.

The New Hampshire Chapter of the Speedway Children’s Charities began in 2009, and since has worked to care for children in educational, financial, social and medical need in order to help them lead productive lives.

Support the Boys & Girls Clubs of New Hampshire by pre-registering online at, or in person Laconia Harley-Davidson in Meredith, NH.

Attend the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD official attempt June 15th at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 1122 New Hampshire 106, in Loudon, NH!


About Laconia Harley-Davidson

American Road Group owns and operates Harley-Davidson dealerships and merchandise stores nationwide. Its Laconia Harley-Davidson is home to America’s Original Motorcycle Week and is now one of the largest dealerships in the country. Its iconic destination dealership is located in Meredith, New Hampshire; and also includes White Mountain Harley-Davidson in North Conway, NH. Orlando Harley-Davidson is the premier Harley-Davidson dealership in the United States. Its Harley merchandise stores at major airports and visitor locations include Walt Disney World, and airport and tourist locations in Orlando, Chicago’s O’Hare airport, Minneapolis-St. Paul airport and also in Key West and Miami, Florida, at the huge Mall of America in Minneapolis, at National Harbor in Washington, D.C., and Indianapolis airport. The Company is led by Steven F. Deli, Chief Executive Officer, and Anne Deli, President.

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About New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s Chapter of Children’s Charities

Speedway Children’s Charities help children lead productive lives and ensure they have the same opportunities no matter what obstacle they are facing. Speedway’s local chapters are partners in change working with a broad range of people and organizations to identify and resolve pressing issues dealing with children in their communities. Their goal is to ensure every child in need be given the tools to build a better, brighter and healthy future. Since the New Hampshire Chapter’s inception in late 2009, the Chapter has helped raise more than $450,000 for non-profit organizations, which has supported the needs of more than 88,000 children across New England. For more information on SCC, visit


About Boys and Girls Clubs of New Hampshire

The Boys & Girls Clubs of New Hampshire provide a safe, structured, and positive environment for young people after school, during holidays, and over school vacations.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of New Hampshire are part of a nationwide network. Located in every state, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and U.S. military installations overseas, Boys & Girls Clubs are delivering proven programs to millions of young people every day.


By Jon Langston

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