USS Charles R. Ware (DD-865)
Frank Biondo 57-60 SM3 DD-865
579 Buxton Ave.
West Hempstead, NY  11552
(516) 481-0034

Law Enforcement Collector Car Club

The Centurion Cruisers Car Club Membership is open to Law Enforcement Personnel only, who own or
have an interest in collectible cars.  Cars being antiques, stock production muscle cars, street rods, late
model performance cars or other cars of special interest, etc., both foreign and domestic, any year or
make.  The club membership is open to active or retired members of Agencies throughout Nassau,
Suffolk, NY City or NY State Police, Courts, Corrections and any other law enforcement agency.

Currently in it's 8th year with 73 members, the club meets the first Wednesday of each month for a club
"Cruise Night" at 7pm at Bertucci's Restaurant, RT.110, Melville (1/8 m. N of N.S. Pkwy.).   A dinner
menu is available with a private parking area for members who bring their collectible cars. Family
members are always welcome too.  Dues are $10 per year.

The club also runs a winery cruise and a picnic, attends car shows, toy/food drives, other events, etc.
together as a club, and hosts an annual car show at the Merrick Street Festival in the Fall.

For details on membership, contact:

FOP Lodge 69 Member/NCPD 1st Pct P.O.Frank Ruvolo at 516-546-8381.

You can also e-mail the club at:


check the website and print the application at:
Antique Motorcycle Club of America, Inc.

The Big Sandbar Chapter

The Antique Motorcycle Club of America, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 1954 by a few
dedicated enthusiasts.  The membership is now more than 10,000 persons which includes members in
many countries throughout the world.  Club membership has always been open to all interested persons
and most of the activities are designed so that families can enjoy them together.  Any motorcycle,
restored or un-restored, that is 35 years of age or older is considered antique by the AMCA.  National
membership includes a superb professional quarterly magazine and the right to join local chapters.

The Big Sandbar Chapter is the Long Island Chapter of the AMCA.  The area extends from Montauk
Point to Manhattan and Staten Island.  The chapter holds membership meetings 6 times a year.  
Chapter events include a May Show & Swap Meet at Fireman’s Park in Ridge (2004 date is May23rd),
field events, Long Island rides and socials, private museum tours, Make-A-Wish and Maryhaven charity
activities, Christmas parties, camaraderie and a sharing of our knowledge and love of the antique

Interested parties may contact the Big Sandbar Chapter by writing to them at:

Big Sandbar Chapter
PO Box 640, Ridge, NY 11961
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is actively involved in the events involving the USS Charles R. Ware (DD-865).

For more information on the UUS Ware you can contact Frank as follows:
Robert N. Lucente
Memorial Lodge 25
Dear Shipmates and Friends of the Ware,

Wareman L.J.Dannefelt has created his own Ware web site.   He would appreciate if you
would make a visit and leave a comment...
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