US Marine Riders Association     

JANUARY     2017

3    TUE     FUNERAL (V,S,I) RONALD CASEBOLT SR, US Army & Vietnam Veteran, Newport, KY

5     THU     ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Florence, KY (Cancelled)

14    SAT     CHOW / GET TOGETHER, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

22    SUN    CHOW / GET TOGETHER, Bob Evan's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

27    FRI     CRAB NIGHT KICK OFF MEETING, Hollywood Casino, Lawrenceburg, IN


FYI:

1      Sun      New Year's Day

10    Tue      GWRRA Meeting, Golden Corral, Florence, KY

14     Sat      GWRRA Training (Medical First Aid/Motorist Awareness) Boone Cty Library, Florence, KY

16     Mon   Persian Gulf War Begins (1991)

22     Fri      Presidential Inauguration, Washington, D.C.

28     Sat     US - Vietnam Cease Fire (1971)


GWRRRA   =  Gold Wing Road Riders Association

VSI               =  Visitation, Service, Internment

FEBRUARY     2017

2    THU     ALL HAND MEETING, Sub-Station II, Florence, KY

4    SAT      NKY YOUNG MARINES TAKING THE POLAR PLUNGE, Joe's Crab Shack, Bellevue, KY

9   THU    FUNERAL (V,S,I) STEVAN WIRTH, US Navy & Vietnam Era Veteran, Taylor Mill, KY

11   SAT      CHOW / GATHERING, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

11 - 12         EASYRIDER BIKE SHOW, Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH (EasyRiderEvents.com)

19   SUN     72nd ANNIVERSARY ASSAULT IWO JIMA & CEREMONIES HONORING PFC FRANKLIN SOUSLEY, USMCR

                   (MCL-DD) Elizaville Cemetery, Elizaville, KY

26   SUN    CHOW / GATHERING, Bob Evan's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

27   MON   ADOPT A UNIT MEETNG, Boone County Library, Union Ky


FYI:

1      Wed    National Freedom Day

5     Sun      Northern Kentucky Young Marines Informational Session, Kenton County Library, Erlanger, KY

12    Sun     Four Chaplain's Ceremony (MCL-Montezuma), St Beniface Church, Cincinnati, OH

12    Sun     Lincoln's Birthday

14    Tue     Valentine's Day

14    Tue     GWRRA Monthly Meeting, Golden Corral, Florence, KY

15    Wed    Sinking of the U.S.S. Maine (1898)

20    Mon   President's Day

21     Tue    72 Anniversary of the Assault on Iwo Jima (1945)

23    Thu    Raising of the American Flag on Mount Surbachi (1945)

26    Sun    Northern Kentucky Young Marines Information Session, Kenton County Library, Erlanger, KY

27    Mon   Battle of Java Sea (1942)


MCL-DD    =   Marine Corps League-Devil Dog Detachment, Lexington, KY

VSI              =   Visitation, Service, Internment


MARCH     2017

1     WED    POW / MIA MINI RUN MEETING (RT#9), YMCA, Ft Thomas, KY (Cancelled)

2     THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Florence, KY

11    SAT      CHOW / GATHERING, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

24   FRI      NKY YOUNG MARINES "FISH FRY", Ft Wright Civic Club, Ft Wright, KY (sef)

26   SUN     CHOW / GATHERING, Bob Evan's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

27   MON    ADOPT A UNIT, Boone County Library, Union, KY


FYI:

7     Tue      "22 Until Valhalla" Dine to Donate, Texas Roadhouse, Ft Wright, KY 

9     Thu      National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day

10 - 19         Daytona Beach Bike Week, Daytona Dayton Beach, Fl (www.officialbikeweek.com)

12    Sun      Daylight Saving Times Begins

14    Tue      GWRRA Monthly Meeting, The Hot Spot, Florence, KY

17    Fri        St Patrick's Day

18    Sat       Van For Veterans (ALP#337), Sunman, IN

20   Mon     Spring Begins

23   Tue       Tri State Honor Flight (CVG), Hebron, KY

29   Wed     Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day


ALP337   =  American Legion Post # 337, Lexington, KY

CVG         =  Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport, Hebron, KY

RT#9       =  Rolling Thunder, Chapter 9, Cincinnati, OH

SEF          =  Special Events Flyer on Web Site


APRIL     2017

1       SAT    RABBIT HASH GENERAL STORE "REOPENS", Rabbit Hash, KY

1       SAT    POW / MIA MINI RUN MEETING (RT), Cobbstone Cafe, Ft Thomas, KY

6      THU   ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Florence, KY

7      FRI     NKY YOUNG MARINES "FISH FRY II", Ft Wright Civic Club, Ft Wright, KY 

8      SAT    CHOW / GATHERING, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

8      SAT    MATT MAUPIN'S SCHOLARSHIP DINNER, The Oasis Gold & Conference Center, Loveland, OH

19    WED   LTCOL RICHARD COLE, USAF-LAST OF THE DOOLITTLE RAIDERS SPEAKING, Boone County Main Library, Burlington, KY 

20 - 22       TN - GWRRA "SPRING FLING, Gatlingburg, TN (gwrratn.org)

23    SUN   CHOW / GATHERING, Bob Evan's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

24    MON  ADOPT A UNIT MEETING, Boone County Library, Union, KY 

27    MON  FLORENCE DAY PARADE & PROGRAM, Florence Government Center, Florence, KY (sef)


FYI:

1      Sat      April Fool's Day

6     Thu     Persian Gulf War Ends (1991)

9     Sun     Palm Sunday

11    Tue     GE Veteran Career Event, Cincinnati, OH 

14    Fri      US Air Force Reserve Birthday (1948-2017)

14    Fri      Good Friday

16    Sun    Easter Sunday

18    Tue    Tri State Honor Flight (CVG), Hebron, KY

22    Sat     GWRRA Tech Day, Walton, KY - (Cancelled Weather)

22    Sat     Cabin Fever Ride 2017 (KMA), Indian Delaership, 10855 Dixie Highway, Walton, KY

29    Sat     GWRRA Tech Day, Walton, KY

29    Sat     Lady Veterans Connect (ALP4), Florence, KY


ALP4       =    American Legion Post #4, Florence, KY

GWRRA  =   Gold Wing Road Riders Association

KMA        =   Kentucky Motorcycle Association

RT            =    Rolling Thunder, Chapter 9, Cincinnati, OH

SEF          =   Special Events Flyer on Web Page


MAY     2017

MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS MONTH

MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH

NATIONAL POLICE WEEK


1      MON   TUNNEL TO TOWERS 5K MEETING, Erlanger, KY

1      MON   POW/MIA MINI RUN MEETING (RT), YMCA, Ft Thomas, KY

4     THU     ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Florence, KY

6     SAT    FUNERAL (V,S,I) EARNEST KEATON US Army & Vietnam Veteran, Taylor Mill, KY

6     SAT      RUN FOR THE SON (CMA), Richwood Flee Market, Richwood, KY 

13    SAT     AMERICAN VETERANS TRAVELING TRIBUTE (AVTT), Georgetown Fairgrounds, Georgetown, OH 

13    SAT     CHOW / RIDE, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY - Destination

13    SAT     AMERICANS VETERAN TRAVELLING TRIBUTE WALL, Georgetown Fairgrounds, Georgetown, OH                   

18    THU    MEMORIAL HONOR ESCORT, VETERANS, POLICE, FIRE TRIBUTE TOWER, Cincinnati, OH

22   MON   ADOPT A UNIT MEETING, Boone County Library, Union, KY

24   WED    POW/MIA MINI RUN (RT), Fort Thomas, KY (sef)

26 - 29        ROLLING THUNDER RUN TO THE WALL (RT), Washington, D.C. (www.rollingthunder.com)

27   SAT      NORTHERN KENTUCKY YOUNG MARINES RECRUIT CLASS GRADUATION, Cold Spring, KY 

27   Sat        FALLEN HEREOS RIDE (COPS) , The Bridge Church, 7906 Alexandria Pike, Alexandria, KY 

28   SUN     CHOW / RIDE, Bob Evan's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY 

29   MON    ERLANGER PARADE, Erlanger, KY

29   MON    MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES, Florence Government Center, Florence, KY

29   MON    NORTHERN KENTUCKY VETERANS CEMETERY NORTH MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES, Williamstown, KY


FYI:

3 - 7           Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, FL (http://thunderbeachproductions.com)

5    Fri        Holocaust Remembrance Day

5 - 6           Williamstown Derby Day, Williamstown, KY

5 - 7           Thunder in the Smokies, Maggie Valley, NC

7     Sun     29th Annual Bike Blessing & Poker Run (AFR), American Legion 199, 10700 Campbell Rd, Harrison, OH

8     Mon    V-E Day

9     Tue      GWRRA Meeting, The Hot Spot, Florence, KY

10   Wed    Vietnam Moving Wall Motorcycle Escort, Fayetteville, OH to Georgetown, OH

12 - 21        Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Week, Murrels Island, SC (www.myrtlebeachbikeweek.com)

14    Sun    Mother's Day

14    Sun    Mother's Day Bike Show (KMA), Richwood Flea Market, Richwood, KY

14 - 21        National Police Week - USA (sef)

17 - 22       Hawg Bikers Spring Bike Week, Graham, KY (www.hawgvalleybikerrally.com)

20   Sat      Armed Forces Day

20   Sat      Armed Forces Day 5K Run/Walk, Crescent Springs Community Park, Crescent Springs, KY

21    Sun    Marine Corps Historical Marathon, Fredericksburg, VA

23    Tue    Tri State Honor Flight (CVG), Hebron, KY

24 - 31       Field of  Memories & Eyes of Freedom Display, America Memorial Gardens, Cincinnati, OH 

25   Thu    Memorial Mission MC Escort, Field of Memories, Wilmington, OH to Cincinnati, OH 


AFR      =   American Federation of Riders

CMA     =   Christian Motorcycle Association

COPS    =   Concerns of Police Survivors

CVG      =   Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, Hebron, KY

KMA     =    Kentucky Motorcycle Association

RT         =    Rolling Thunder

SEF       =    Special Events Fyler on Web Site


JUNE     2017

PTSD AWARENESS MONTH


1     THU     ALL HANDS MEETING

2    FRI       FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) DONALD EILERS - USAF & Vietnam Veteran, Hebron, KY

3    SAT      FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) RONALD E JOHNSON - US Army & Vietnam Veteran, Alexandria, KY

10   SAT      CHOW / RIDE, Frsich's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

10   SAT      OFFICER KIM MEMORIAL RIDE, Cincinnati, OH

14   WED    HAPPY 242ND BIRTHDAY TO THE US ARMY (1775-2017)

15   WED    POW / MIA MINI RUN MEETING (RT), YMCA, Ft Thomas, KY

17   SAT       FUNERAL (V.S.E.I)   RAYMOND "RICK" FURNISH, US Army and Vietnam Veteran, Erlanger, KY 

23 FRI       FUNERAL (V,S,E,I)  RALPH HOUP, US Air Force and Korea Veteran, Erlanger, KY

25   SUN     CHOW / RIDE, Bob Evan's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

26   MON    ADOPT A UNIT MEETING, Union, KY - Rescheduled

30  FRI       CITY OF UNION CELEBRATES AMERICAN PARADE, Union, KY


FYI:

1,2,3            6th Annual US 25 Yard Sale 

4     Sun      Battle of Midway Began (1942)

6     Tue      D-Day (1944)

6     Tue      ASPEN Dental, VFW Post 6423 Dixie Hwy, Elsmere, KY 

6 - 10          American Rally, Lake George, NY (http://american.com)

10   Sat       Officer Kim Memorial Ride, Cincinnati, OH 

10-11           2017 Ride to Remember, Liberty Park, Batesville, IN

13   Tue      GWRRA Meeting, The Hot Spot, Florence, KY 

14   Wed     Flag Day

14   Wed     Flag Day Ceremony, Elks 314, Florence, KY 

16   Fri        Ride Bike to Work Day

18   Sun      Father's Day

21   Wed     Summer Begins

22   Thu      GI Bill Signed (1950)

25   Sun      Start of Korean War (1950)

25   Sun      Car Show at the Cincinnnati VA Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 


SEF       -    Special Events Flyer on Web Site

V,S,E,I  -    Visitation, Service, Escort, Internment


JULY     2017


1 - 4           NEWPORT BIKE RALLY, Newport, KY 

1     SAT    SUPPORT OUR TROOP, Yellow Ribbon Support Center, Cincinnati, OH 

3    MON  CITY OF FLORENCE CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE DAY, Florence, KY 

8    SAT    CHOW / RIDE, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

14  FRI     FUNERAL (V.S.E.I) BERNARD "BERNIE" MOORE - US Navy Retired & Vietnam Veteran, Hebron, KY

16  SUN   MATT MAUPIN MEMORIAL  RIDE, Glen Este High School, Eastgate-Batavia, OH 

18  TUE    QUARTER AUCTION (RT), Newport Elks, Cold Spring, KY 

23  SUN   CHOW/RIDE, Bob Evan's, Orphanage RD, Ft Mitchell, KY

24  MON  ADOPT A UNIT MEETING (Zackary Solmon 5K Run), Boone County Library, Union, KY - Rescheduled


FYI:

1     Sat    12th Annual 4th For Our Soldiers Celebration, Burlington, KY 

4    Tue    Independence Day

13 - 16      Kentucky Bike Fest, Sturgis, KY 

14   Fri     Flag Day

26   Wed  American with Disabilites Act Signed (1960)

27   Thu   End of Korean War (1953)


RT         -   Rolling Thunder, Cincinnati, OH

SEF        -  Special Events Flyer on our Web Site

V,S,E,I   -  Visitation, Service, Escort, Internment

AUGUST     2017

3    THU     ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Dream Street, Florence, KY

4     FRI     HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD (1790-2017)

5    SAT      TEDDY BEAR RIDE (ALP4), Florence, KY 

8    TUE     GWRRA Meeting, The Hot Spot, Florence, KY

9    WED    GWRRA Ice Cream Ride, Union, KY

12   SAT      CHOW / RIDE, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY (Rescheduled)

13   SUN     CHOW / RIDE, Frisch's, Orphange Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

13    SAT     HERO'S RIDE, Fairfield Arts Center, Fairfield, OH (sef)

21   MON   ADOPT A UNIT MEETING, SPC Zachary Salmon 5K Run, Union, KY - Rescheduled

23  WED  FUNERAL (V,S,E,I,) MARK D. BARNES - USAF Veteran & PGR Rider, Erlanger, KY
27   SUN    CHOW / RIDE, Bob Evan's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

31   THU  FUNERAL (V,S,E,I)  DALE ROBERT TANNER - USA & Vietnam Veteran, Erlanger, KY

31 - 1          EASYRIDERS RODEO TOUR 2017 - Ross County Fairgrounds, Chillicothe, OH (sef)


FYI:

3 - 6           World's Longest Yard Sale, Highway 127

4 - 7           77 Annual Sturgis Black Hills Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis, ND (www.sturgismotorcyclerally.com)

7    Mon     Purple Heart Day

7    Mon     Purple Heart Day, Fountain Square, Cincinnati, OH

14  Mon     Japan Surrenders - End of World War II (1945)

18 - 19        GWRRA Kentucky "Blast" District Convention, Cave City, KY

22  Tue      Tri State Honor Flight (CVG), Hebron, KY

29 - 2         Goldwing "Wind Ding #39", Grapevine, TX (www.Wing-Ding.org)


ALP4       -    American Legion Post #4, Florence, KY

CVG        -    Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, Hebron, KY

GWRRA  -   Gold Wing Road Riders Association

PGR         -   Patriot Guard Rider

SEF          -   Special Events Fyler on Web Page

V,S,E,I      -  Visitation, Service, Escort, Internment

SEPTEMBER     2017

6     WED   TUNNEL TO TOWERS MEETING, Crescent Springs Community Park, Crescent Springs, KY

7     THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Florence, KY

8 - 10         7th ANNUAL CPL JOHN BISHOP MEMORIAL RIDE, Versailies, IN 

9     SAT     NKY YOUNG MARINES QUARTER AUCTION, VFW Post 6095, Latonia, KY 

9     SAT     CHOW / RIDE, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

11    MON   ADOPT-A-UNIT (ZACHARY SOLMON 5K RUN) MEETING, Boone County Library, Union, KY

13    WED  TUNNEL TO TOWERS MEETING, Crescent Springs Community Park, Crescent Springs, KY

16   SAT     TUNNEL TO TOWERS 5K RUN & WALK  & MOTORCYCLE ESCORT, Crescent Springs, KY 

18   MON   ADOPT-A-UNIT (ZACHARY SOLMON 5K RUN) MEETING, Boone County Library, Union, KY

18   MON   HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATE AIR FORCE (1947-2017)

24  SUN     SPC ZACHARY SALMON SOLDIER MEMORIAL RUN, Boone County Arboretum, Union, KY

28  THU    FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) THOMAS E. CRANER, USA & Vietnam Veteran, Florence, KY

   


FYI:

31 - 4         Easyrider Rodeo Tour 2017, Ross County Fair Grounds, Chillicothe, OH 

1 - 2           "Goldwing Wing-Ding #39", Grapevine, TX (www.Wing-Ding.org)

2     Sat      V-Day (1945)

4     Mon    Labor Day

8 - 10         Thunder in the Smokies, Maggie Valley, NC

9    Sat        28th Annual Vintage Motorcycle Show (DMC), Boone County Fairgrounds, Burlingtotn, KY  

11    Mon    Patriot Day (9/11)

15    Fri      National POW/MIA Recognition Day (www.timeanddate.com/holidays.us.pow.mia.recongnition-day)

15 - 16        Piqua Bike Fest, Piqua, OH (www.piquabikefest.com) 

22    Fri      Autumn Begins

24    Sun    Gold Star Mothers Day

24    Sun    GWRRA Parking Practice, Gataway College Parking Lot, Dudley Rd, Fort Mitchell, KY

26    Tue    Tri State Honor Flight (CVG), Hebron, KY

29    Fri      Armed Service Memorial Grand Opening Ceremony - Devou Park, Covington, KY


CVG         =   Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, Hebron, KY

DMC        =   Dayton Motorctcle Club

GWRRA  =   Goldwing Road Riders Association

V,S,E,I     =   Visitation, Service, Escort, Internment

OCTOBER    2017

OCTOBER - AGENT ORANGE AWARENESS MONTH


13    FRI      HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES NAVY (1775-2017)

14    SAT      CHOW/ RIDE, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY

21    SAT      DEDICATION OF VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK (PRG-KY), Maysville, KY

22   SUN     CHOW / RIDE, Bob Evan's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY


FYI:


2 - 8            Myrtle Beach Fall Rally, Murrels Inlet, SC (www.myrtlebeachbikeweek.com)

7    Sat         Sgt Chad Keith 5k Run, Liberty Park, Batesville, IN

8    Sun       Devil's Stair Case, Oregonia, OH (sef) (Cancelled - Weather)

9     Mon     Columbus Day

13 - 15         Machine Gun Shoot & Military Gun Show, Knob Creek Gun Range, West Point, KY 

14   Sat        Northern Kentucky Young Marines Birthday Ball, Fort Wright Civic Center, Fort Wright, KY

14   Sat        Cuban Missile Crisis Begins (1962)

17   Tue       58th Birthday of the Young Marines Program

19 - 22         25th BikeOctoberFest, Daytona Beach, FL (www.daytonabeach.com.bikeoctoberfest.com)

22   Sun      Marine Corps Marathon, Washington, D.C.

22   Sun      Devil's Stair Case, Oregonia, OH (sef)

24   Tue       Tri State Honor Flight (CVG), Hebron, KY

25   Wed      US Invade Grenada (1983)

31    Wed     Halloween


CVG        =   Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky International Airport, Hebron, KY

PGR-KY  =   Patriot Guard Riders - Kentucky

NOVEMBER      2017

2     THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Florence, KY

6     MON   VETERANS APPRECIATION DINNER, Florence, KY 

8     WED   HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS (PGR) (2005-2017)

10   FRI      HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (1775-2017)   Ooh Rah!!

11    SAT     DAV 5K RUN, WALK, RIDE MARATHON / MOTORCYCLE ESCORT, Cincinnati, OH 

11    SAT     FLORENCE VETERANS DAY PROGRAM, 8200 Ewing Blvd, Florence, KY 

12   SUN    HONOR RUN HALF MARATHON / MOTORCYCLE ESCORT , Florence, KY

15   WED   FROM WWII TO VIETNAM TALK, Main Library, Burlington, KY 

26   SUN    CHOW / GATHERING, Bob Evan's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mitchell, KY


FYI:

4     Sat       Northern Kentucky Young Marines Quarter Auction, VFW Post 6095, Latonia, KY 

5     Sun      Daylight Saving Time Ends

7     Tue      Election Day

11    Sat       Veteran' Day

12   Sun      Northern Kentucky Veterans Day Observance, Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, KY

13   Mon     Golden Corral - Military Appreciation Night 

23   Thu      Thanksgiving Day


SEF       -     Special Events Flyer on Web Page

DECEMBER     2017

7    THU      ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Florence, KY

9    SAT       WREATHS FOR KENTUCKY VETERANS CEMETERY NORTH, Williamstown, KY

9    SAT       CHOW / GAHERING, Frisch's, Orphanage Rd, Ft Mtichell, KY

13   WED    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE NATIONAL GUARD (1936-2107)


FYI:

7     Thu    Pearl Harbor Rememberance Day (1941)

16    Sat     Battle of the Buldge (1944)

21    Thu    Winter Begins

25    Mon   Christmas

21    Sun     New Years Eve