WITW Legacy Members
Honoring our long term, exemplary members

To qualify for Legacy Membership status, a member must...
· Be a paid member of WITW for a minimum of 25 years
· Have served in a leadership capacity at the local or international level
· Have participated in charitable works with the organization
· Ridden a motorcycle to a least five WITW International Meetings

Myra Abstreiter, WITW Edmonton Chapter  (2017)

Myra is our current WITW International Canadian Administrator

Mary Denny, WITW Toledo Chapter  (2017)

Mary Denny – from the very beginning!   Mary is one of the eleven ladies that launched WITW!

Mary was declared an "Honorary Lifetime Member" by her local Toledo Chapter in 2006.

Mary's charitable work includes gathering personal items for the Sparrow’s nest, a women’s homeless shelter.   She has also volunteered with the Pony Express Ride for Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Way back when, she volunteered to mentor and ride with new, inexperienced riders that didn’t have much seat time or confidence riding next to anyone. 

Shirley Garland, WITW Norther Women Chapter  (2017)

Shirley joined WITW in 1991 as a member of the WITW Willamette Valley Chapter.  That chapter dissolved and Shirley founded the WITW Northern Women Chapter in 1995.

Shirley is our WITW Safe Mileage Contest rockstar.  At the end of the 2016 contest year, Shirley had logged 492,823 miles.

Gloria Garret - WITW Rocky Mountain Chapter (2017)

Gloria joined WITW in 1991 as a founding member of the WITW Rocky Mountain Chapter.

In addition to serving as President of her chapter, Gloria was a WITW International Newsletter Editor "way back when I had to cut and paste it all together. And sometimes type it up too!"

Her charitable works include stuffing packages for Family Promise, the Rocky Mountain Toy Run every year and Kelly’s Run.

Ginna Harrison, WITW Dragon Gypsies Chapter (2017)

Ginna joined WITW in 1990 as a member of the WITW Bay Area Chapter.   
Ginna has served as President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Road Captain. She has been a member of Bay Area Chapter, FL, Steel Magnolias Chapter, TN and the Dragon Gypsies Chapter, TN and has held offices in all 3 chapters.

Some of her volunteer service projects have included Poker Runs – proceeds going to American Cancer Society, Camp Good Days (located in Brandon, FL for children with cancer), Christmas runs for the Cookson Hills Home for Children. She raised money as the Bay Area Chapter and also individually for the Pony Express Ride to sponsor 5 riders ($250 each participant) in which she rode from Orlando, Florida to Lake City. Her Chapter participated in the Polka Dot State Event to raise money for cancer research.

For the past 2 years, her Dragon Gypsies Chapter Chapter,along with the White Water Divas Chapter and the Steel Magnolias Chapter have volunteered to help with the Muscadine Hot Air Balloon Festival to raise money for CASA Monroe (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children). 

Nancy Ihaz, WITW Silver River Chapter  (2017)

Nancy joined WITW in 1990 as a member of the WITW Bay Area Chapter.  She then founded the WITW Silver River Chapter in 2002 after moving to Ocala, FL.

Nancy has served the WITW Silver River Chapter as President, VP, Treasurer, and Secretary.  She has also held several International Officer positions - Motorcycle Rights Coordinator & Vice President. 

Nancy's charitable activities are numerous.  A few highlights include the Pony Express Ride for Susan Komen Brest Cancer Foundation, Salvation Army Bell Ringers, Domestic Violence Benefit, Hospice Ride Annually, Ride Red for Children with Brain Tumors, Kenny’s Place home for Autistic Adults, and Ride Pink for a local cancer charity supplying wigs women. 

Peggy Zeeb, WITW Milwaukee Chapter  (2017)

Peggy is a past Vice President for WITW International.  She held the International Officer position for 14 years.  She has also served as a Chapter Officer with the WITW Milwaukee Area Chapter, WITW Agiya Nomad Chapter & the WITW Montana Tumbleweeds Chapter.

A few of Peggy's service project include wrapping gifts during Christmas to raise money for a local Children's Shelter, participating in Poker Runs for local Women's Shelters, and VA Car and 4X4 shows.