2023 Dixie Region         Gathering of the Guard
Join us on April 27-29th
Working on several guided ride options to include the North Georgia Mountains, the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame/Dawsonville History Museum, a visit to Helen, Georgia, a bustling alpine village set against a scenic backdrop of mountains, forests and river banks, cobblestone streets where colorful shops dot the landscape and the aroma of authentic German fare takes to the breeze. Among other exciting destinations! To be Announced soon!!!

Cost of Registration ($65) will cover:

* Water and snacks in the Hospitality Room.

* Long sleeve event T-shirt featuring the 2023 DRGOTG event Logo

*Live Music by the Steve Bryson Band the "Son of the South" at the Ramada Conference Center

* Food, music & DJ/fun and Meet and Greet at the Ramada Conference Center

*Bus Transport to the Closing Ceremony Venue

* "Taste of Georgia" Banquet Saturday, April 29th, 2023. We have scheduled live entertainment you will not want to miss. (*Cash Bar*)

****Speaker/Hero-WM "Bill" Robinson

Author of The Longest Rescue: The Life and Legacy of Vietnam POW - Bill was crew chief aboard a U.S. Air Force Rescue helicopter shot down and captured in Ha Tinh Province, North Vietnam, on September 20, 1965. After a brief stint at the "Hanoi Hilton," Robinson endured 2,703 days in multiple North Vietnamese prison camps, including the notorious Briarpatch and various compounds at Cu Loc, known by the inmates as the Zoo. No enlisted man in American military history has been held as a prisoner of war longer than Robinson

****Comedian/Hero- Bobby Henline

The “Well Done Comedian” Bobby is a 4-tour Iraqi War Veteran, Retired Staff Sergeant, and Wounded Warrior who After 13 years in the Army while on his fourth tour in Iraq, three weeks after his arrival, an IED blast blew up his Humvee, Of the five men in the vehicle, Bobby was the only survivor. He stumbled out of the wreck, a human torch. Burns covered almost 40% of his body, bones in his face and shoulders were fractured, and his head was burned to the skull. During his initial six-month hospital stay, Bobby remained upbeat, positive, and relied on humor to get him through each day. As a Motivational Speaker/Comedian, Henline collaborates with various military and military-related organizations to inspire soldiers, veterans, and their families, spreading his message of life, love, and joy.

Committee Chairmen/Dixie Regional Captain
"Big Don" Wilson
(Cell) 478-951-1740
(email) [email protected]
Georgia State Captain Leon "River Rat" McLamb
(Cell) 706-836-6104
(email) [email protected]

[Please leave a message if no answer.]
Gainesville, Georgia

Ramada Inn and Convention Center
400 E E Butler Pkwy,
Gainesville, GA 30501
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Group Rate: $99.00 per night

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Date & Time
April 27, 2023, 12:00 PM to
April 30, 2023 - 12:00 PM

Event Sponsors to Date

Fireside RV Rental

"Feed The Heroes Foundation"

Gainesville Convention Bureau

Leon & Judy McLamb

PGR of Fla

Precision Towing Carnesville, Ga

Richard Roberts

Shanda & Briana Wilson

Sonny Luke

Starling Funeral Home Harlem, Ga

Williams Funeral Home Hephzibah, Ga

James "Bracelet Man" Royster

 Join us on April 27 
We look forward to hosting you!

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