Wednesday, January 30, 2008

ICE (In Case of Emergency)

We all carry our mobile phones with names & numbers stored in its memory but nobody, other than ourselves, knows which of these numbers belong to our closest family or friends.

If we were to be involved in an accident or were taken ill, the people attending us would have our mobile phone but wouldn't know who to call. Yes, there are hundreds of numbers stored but which one is the contact person in case of an emergency? Hence this 'ICE' (In Case of Emergency) Campaign
The concept of 'ICE' is catching on quickly. It is a method of contact during emergency situations. As cell phones are carried by the majority of the population, all you need to do is store the number of a contact person or persons who should be contacted during emergency under the name 'ICE' ( In Case Of Emergency).
The idea was thought up by a paramedic who found that when he went to the scenes of accidents, there were always mobile phones with patients, but they didn't know which number to call. He reasoned that it would be a good idea if there was a nationally recognized name for this purpose. In an emergency situation, Emergency Service personnel and hospital Staff would be able to quickly contact the right person by simply dialing the number you have stored as 'ICE.'

For more than one contact name simply enter ICE1, ICE2 and ICE3 etc. A great idea that will make a difference!

Let's spread the concept of ICE by storing an ICE number in our Mobile phones today!
ICE will speak for you when you are not able to.

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

New Patches are Coming

If you missed the meeting last Saturday, you didn't get to see the newest version of the chapter patch.  Dan Sines has tooled patches for several CMA chapters and will be providing patches for us as we go forward.  There are still a few cloth patches left.  See Sheila or Tad for one of those.  The new patches should be available sometime late February.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Oregon Unity Rally

Today a few of us went to the Oregon Unity Rally.  This was a thought provoking event.  The Christian motorcycle organizations in Oregon are working to put differences aside, unite themselves, and focus on common goals.  It was great to see so many different patches talking to the same purpose.  There's a lesson there for all Christian organizations.  We can accomplish more together than all of us can individually.

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

Winds of Change

Greetings! You might notice a few changes on the web site. We've moved the main page over to This change will give you the ability to post comments and feedback on the various entries. The comments will be moderated. We will be posting ride reports and newsletter articles here as well. Don't worry... we're still publishing the newsletter for those that prefer their stuff the old fashioned way. :-) For the techies among you, you can also now subscribe to the website using any RSS news reader. Feel free to contact me if you have questions or concerns.
God Bless!