Welcome

Welcome to the Buffalo Soldiers Springfield Massachusetts MC site! Our Chapter is part of the National Association of Buffalo Soldiers/Troopers Motorcycle Club (NABSTMC). The NABSTMC has over 122 Chapters throughout the country. The Buffalo Soldiers MC of Springfield Massachusetts, was founded in June 2004. And since that time, we have supported the City of Springfield and surrounding communities in many ways, such as the annual Colonial Estates Kids Safety Day, Secret Santa Event for the elderly, the Stone Soul Picnic, Caribbean Parade, as well as, the Colonial Estates Halloween Party. Read More

NAACP Service Award

In May of 2014, the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Springfield MA received a community service award from the NAACP of Springfield MA for their activities and support in the community.


The Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club is an organization of professional men and women that are dedicated to the sport of motorcycle riding, motorcycle safety and giving back to the community. The Springfield Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club was founded in September of 2004. Each Member is committed to being a positive role model for promoting positive Read More

Our Community Activities

Kids Safety Day
Our Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club Springfield Chapter conducts our monthly meetings at Colonial Estates Apartment Complex. This opportunity has given us a chance to meet and interact with the children and families who live at the complex and are part of our community. Many of these families are single parent households; primarily single moms raising their children. In recognizing this, have partnered with Colonial Estates to assist these families and provide community support. Read More
Seniors Secret Santa

Our mission is to participate in community outreach. As we know, our youth are important to the future, but we never forget our seniors who have paved the way in the past! In 2007 we teamed up with then State Representative, Cheryl Coakley-Rivera, and started the Senior Secret Santa Program. We adopted a group of seniors at SAAB Court. Every Christmas we provide a Christmas Party with food and entertainment for the seniors. They are treated to a delicious Christmas Read More.

Stone Soul Festival

The first Stone Soul Picnic, held in 1989 to bring together the Mason Square community. This event has grown over the years to become the largest African-American festival in New England. Now known as the Stone Soul Festival, the annual community get-together provides family oriented activities, entertainment and cultural enrichment for all ethnic groups. Our community is important to us Read More.

Adopt-A-School Program
Buffalo Soldiers of Springfield MA takes pride in supporting our community youth and have adopted Frank Freedman Elementary School. Our partnership with Freedman school involves our commitment and participation in ongoing activities that enrich our youth. Read More.

Adopt-A-Terrace Program

As part of our commitment to our community and support of community pride, Buffalo Soldiers of Springfield MA has adopted Gun Square Terrance, located at the corner of Westford Avenue and Westford Circle. We cut the grass, remove debris, and rake the leaves for the beautification of the neighborhood. Read More.

Some of our past community activities are:
  • MS Walk
  • Square One community picnic
  • Victory for Veterans
  • Feeding the homeless with JC Williams Community Center
  • Tornado Ride Benefit
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Donations (Salvation Army, YUMA Radio Show, Open Pantry)
  • Convoy of Hope
  • Relay for Life

History Corner


Born near Thomasville, Georgia on March 21, 1856, Henry O. Flipper rose to prominence as the first African American graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1877. Despite being born into slavery to Festus, a shoemaker, and Isabella Flipper, Henry was reared in a family that emphasized excellence, and he and his younger brothers all became respected members of their communities as a military officer, AME bishop (Joseph), physician (E.H.), college professor (Carl), and farmer (Festus, Jr.). Commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the U.S. Army upon completing West Point, Read More

Our Supporters

Donations


It is our mission to give back and to educate our community. In order to meet our mission and provide services in our community, we rely on the generosity of individuals and businesses for support. Without the assistance of community minded individuals just like you, we wouldn’t be able to serve those in our community each year.


We ask that you make a commitment to support our annual appeal by making a donation. Your generosity will make a difference in our community by allowing us to continue in our work.


Our 501(c)(3) status makes all your donations tax deductible.