Fiore Celebration of Life Date Set, Images and Videos Sought


The Celebration of Life event for Mike Fiore, the founder of Outerlimits Offshore Powerboats in Bristol, R.I., who died from post-surgical complications after surviving a horrific crash while competing in the Lake Of The Ozarks Shootout in Missouri, has been set for Saturday, September 20 in Fresno, Calif. The memorial is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wedgewood Banquet Center at 4584 W. Jacquelyn Avenue. (The contact phone number for the venue is (866) 966-3009.

From the Outerlimits Facebook Page: “To celebrate and commemorate the amazing life and times of Outerlimits founder Mike Fiore, we are reaching out to those of you who knew and loved him. We are looking for images and videos of Mike—rather than the boats he built—who was taken from us all much too soon. We hope to incorporate these videos and images into Celebration of Life Services for Mike in California. Please send your videos and images to:”

Below are accommodations in the Fresno area, as well as airport-to-venue distances.

Recommended Hotels

Homewood Suites by Hilton, 6820 N Fresno Street, (559) 440-0801 (mention Mike Fiore Memorial for special rate)
La Quinta Inn Fresno River Park, 330 E Fir Ave., (559) 449-0928
Springhill Suites by Marriot, 6844 N Fresno Street, Fresno, (559) 431-0004
Hampton Inn, 327 E Fir Ave, (559) 447-5900
Holiday Inn Express River Park, 7115 N Howard Street, (559) 577-1350
Piccadilly Inn Shaw, 2305 W Shaw Ave., (559) 348-5520

Recommended Hotels Closest to the Venue

La Quinta Inn Fresno Northwest 2926 Tulare Street, (559) 442-1110
Ramada Fresno Northwest 324 E Shaw Ave (559) 224-4040
Hampton Inn, 7194 W Kathryn Ave.,(559) 276-9700

Airports and Distances

Fresno (FAT): 10 miles
Visalia (VIS): 44 miles
Modesto (MOD): 101 miles
Bakersfield (BFL): 111 miles
San Jose (SJC): 160 miles
Sacramento (SMF): 187 miles
San Francisco (SFO): 195 miles
Burbank (BUR): 213 miles
Los Angeles (LAX): 228 miles
Ontario (ONT): 262 miles