Wanted! New Webmaster for Local 17. I'm Ready to hand this over to some one that wants an interesting challenge.
Know how to use computer and work with FireFox (best compatible for this program)
Want to make a difference working with Local 17 Have internet access. You will need to spend about 10 to 15 hours a month on the website. I will teach you how it works and is set up. We will work on this together for 2 months. I want you to succeed. You need to know Microsoft Word and have at least one Graphics program. You will need to be able to take digital Pictures and process them and transfer to and from this program. You will also need to be able to scan Flyers and other items to install to the sight.
All other requirements can be discussed when we meet.
If you are interested and want to know more before deciding, send me an e-mail or call me. We can discuss.
Come on Get Involved!
Thank you for reading this. Webmaster/ Geno Hamrick
ABATE (American Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education)
ABATE of California accomplishments
ABATE supported the establishment and the expansion of the award-winning California Motorcycle Safety program and holds a permanent sear on the advisory committee.
ABATE assisted in the defeat of a proposed federal ban on sport bikes.
ABATE has been a driving force in promoting "May as Motorcycle Awareness Month" not only at the state level but also in local cities and communities.
ABATE's political action arm, ABATEPAC, has trained and organized campaign volunteers to assist in the campaigns of candidates supportive of motorcyclists rights, which has raised the visibility and credibility of California motorcyclists with local, state and federal politicians.
ABATE locals are involved with fundraising endeavors for charities and those in need. Tons of food and truckloads of toys are donated each year at Thanksgiving and Christmas, working in partnership with community charity organizations.
ABATE helped to open High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes to motorcycles.
ABATE successfully challenged the San Diego Police department over enforcement of the helmet law in Federal court.(case
# 93-0807-J (CM) May 25, 1995 filed)
ABATE was instrumental in Purple Heart Motorcycle license plate approval.
ABATE joined other MROs to lobby the insurance industry, putting an end to their "Superbike Blacklist" of high performance bikes that they refused to insure.
ABATE helped defeat two separate bills to outlaw "Lane-splitting"
ABATE worked alongside virtually every national and state motorcycle rights organization and lobbied Congress aggressively to successfully repeal federal highway funding penalties against states without helmet laws.
ABATE supported the passage of HR 3103 in 1996 which prohibits discrimination against motorcyclists in health care availability and affordability.
ABATE was the driving force that prevented helmet law violations from being assessed against the driver's license as a moving violation.
ABATE worked on the passage of AB1515 and SB2084 - Veteran's License Plates for motorcycles.
ABATE was instrumental in the passage of the motorcycle handlebar height modification bill AB2844
ABATE lobbied aggressively to increase the penalties on ROW violations SB1021
.....and there are more that have been done, and there is more to be done....please help us, help all motorcyclists by joining ABATE.