Local completes coast-to-coast ride for homeless veterans

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The route went to California and back.

Today, September 9, Dwight Hora returns home to Beaufort after a month-long 9,000-mile journey to raise money and awareness to build houses for homeless veterans.

Hora, a Marine Corps veteran, raised $31,035, riding his Harley to the West Coast and back to meet with Veteran groups.

Hora is a member of the Classic Car and Truck Club of Beaufort, and the group is throwing a welcome back party timed to Hora's arrival near 1:30 p.m.

The group will meet at Joker Joe's at Exit 8 off of I-95. After meeting Dwight, they will escort him back in to Beaufort with the classic cars to the VFW on 37 Castle Rock Road.

The route:

  • Beaufort, SC (August 1, 2012)
  • Nashville, TN (8/3)
  • Chicago (8/5)
  • Sturgis, SD (8/8-8/10)
  • Salt Lake City, UT (8/12-8/14)
  • San Francisco (8/16-8/19)
  • San Diego (8/21-8/22)
  • Phoenix, AZ (8/24-8/35)
  • Albuquerque, NM (8/27-8/28)
  • Dallas, TX (8/30-9/1)
  • Jackson, MS (9/3-9/4)
  • Tallahassee, FL (9/6-9/8)
  • Beaufort (9/9)

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