SCHIMPF & FOWLER WELCOME LOCAL ABATE ACTIVISTS
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Several hundred members of A Brotherhood Aimed Toward Education (ABATE) traveled to the Capitol on March 8 for their annual motorcyclist legislative day. State Senators Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) and Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) welcomed the local ABATE activists.
ABATE IL represents more than 12,000 members and 60 chapters across the state. The mission of the members of A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois is to preserve the universal right to a safe, unrestricted motorcycling environment, and to propose and advocate actions that can be taken by elected and appointed officials to protect and conserve the natural resources of the State of Illinois, and ensure through professional management that sustainable use, recreational opportunities and enjoyment of these new resources is available for this and future generations. To learn more about ABATE and their educational efforts; visit www.ABATE-IL.org.
Pictured left to right are Senator Fowler, Mike Fisher of DuQuoin, Bob and Barbara Isaacs of West Frankfort, Senator Schimpf, Truman Sellers of Mt. Vernon, and Katherine Gallagher Main of Freeburg.