US Marine Riders Association     

JANUARY      2016

9      SAT  GATHERING / CHOW, Frisch's, Ft Mitchell, KY

9      SAT        NKY YOUNG MARINES MEETING, VFW # 6095, Latonia, KY 

11   MON       WREATHS FOR KVCN VETERANS MEETING, KY Veterans Cemtery North, Williamstown, KY (Cancelled - Bad Weather)

16   SAT         KMA / KBA ANNUAL FREEDOM FIGHTERS FORUM, Holiday Inn Airport, Erlanger, KY 

23   SAT         REMEMBER OUR FALLEN MEMORIAL CEREMONY (IPGR), Jeffersonville, IN

24   SUN        GATHERING / CHOW, Golden Corral, Ft Mitchell, KY

 26   Tue         NKY YOUNG MARINES FISH FRY FUND RAISER, Ft Wright Civic Center, Ft Wright, KY 

30   SAT          FOUR CHAPLAINS CEREMONY, AL#4, Florence, KY  

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1     Fri     News Years Day

16 Sat   Persian Gulf War Begins (1991)

27   Wed   Signing of the Vietnam Peace Accord (1973)

28   Thu US Vietnam Cease Fire (1973) 

 

AL        -     American Legion Post 

KBA     -     KY Bikers  Association

KMA     -    KY  Motorcycle Association 

IPGR    -    Indiana Patriot Guard Riders 

KVCN  -     Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North

NKY     -     Northern Kentucky Young Marines

FEBRUARY     2016

MARCH     2016

1      TUE       POW / MIA MEMORIAL RIDE  PLANNING MEETING (RT), Army Reserve Center, Ft Thomas, KY 

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

7      MON      WREATHS FOR KVCN MEETING, KY Veterans Cemetery-North, Williamstown, KY

10    THU       FUNERAL (PGR-KY) - Robert Wayne Neal, US Army Veteran, Ft Thomas, KY 

12    SAT  GATHERING / CHOW, Frisch's, Ft Mitchell, KY

12    SAT         STAFF MEETING, Sub-Station II, Florence, KY 

18    FRI          NKY YOUNG MARINES FISH FRY FUN RAISER, Ft Wright Civic Center, Ft Wright, KY 

21    MON       ADOPT-A-UNIT MEETING, UNION, KY 

22    TUE        VIETNAM MOVING WALL MEETING, Williamstown City Building, Williamstown, KY

27    SAT         NKY YOUNG MARINES INFORMATIONAL SESSION, Boone County Library, Burlington, KY 

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4-6                  Daytona Bike Week, Daytona Beach, FL (officialbikeweek.com)              

9 Wed        National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day 

12    Sat          Rabbit Hash Bash - A Community Pig Roast, Ft Thomas, KY 

13 Sun         Daylight Saving Time Begins

17 Thu         St Patrick's Day

18-19              ABATE of Ohio - State Seminar, Perrysville, OH (abatae.com) 

20   Sun          Spring Begins

20   Sun          Palm Sunday 

25 Fri        Good Friday 

27   Sun        Easter Holiday 

29   Tue        Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 

30   Wed        Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans, Ft Harrison Veterans Center, Indianapolis, IN 

 

PGR-KY   -    Patriot Guard Riders - KY 

RT             -    Rolling Thunder Chapter 9 

APRIL     2016

1      FRI          POW / MIA MEMORIAL RIDE MEETING  -  WORLD PEACE BELL, Newport, KY 

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

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

14   THU        FUNERAL-ESCORT (PGR-KY)) - CARL BICKERS, US Army, Chambers & Grubbs, Walton, KY 

16   Sat           RIDE TO RABBIT HASH, KNUCKLEHEADS PEFORMANCE CYCLES, Milford, OH

18   MON ADOPT-A-UNIT MEETING, Union, KY 

24 SUN  CHOW / RIDE, Bob Evans, Ft, Mitchell, KY

28   THU         FUNERAL / ESCORT (PGR-KY) - DALTON "GENE" PHILLIPS, US Marine Corps & Korean War Veteran, Independence, KY 

FYI ________________________________________________

1 Fri April Fools Day

6 Wed  Persian Gulf War Ends (1991)

9      Sat          Scholarship Fundraiser, Oasis Conference Center, Loveland, OH 

10    Sun        Rabbit Hash General Store Rebuild Charity Ride, Muggbees, Florence, KY 

14    Thu Recruit Military Veteran Opportunity Expo, Papa John's Cardinal Stadium, Louisville, KY 

19   Tue         Honor Flight, NKY/Cincinnati Airport, Hebron, KY 

23   Sat          Annual Free Spring Fling, Marshall-Schildmeyer VFW, Latonia, KY (sef) 

27-1               Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally, Panama City Beach, FL (thunderbeachproductions.com) 

 

PGR-KY   -     Patriot Guard RIders Riders- KY

MAY    2016

MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS MONTH

MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH 

3      TUE          VISITATION (PGR-KY)- FRANK JOSEPH STAFF, JR - USMC & Korean War Veteran, Burlington, KY

4      WED        FUNERAL (PGR-KY)- FRANK JOSEPH STAFF, JR - USMC & Korean War Veteran, Burlington, KY 

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

7      SAT          RUN FOR THE SON (CMA), Florence, KY 

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

21    SAT          HONOR ESCORT - THE NEW HONOR BELL, Cincinnati, OH 

22  SUN  CHOW / RIDE, Bob Evans, Ft Mitchell, KY

22    SUN        90 YEAR OLD MARINE RIDING CROSS COUNTRY, Cottingham Retirement Community, Sharonville, OH   

23    MON  ADOPT-A-UNIT MEETING, Union, KY 

25    WED        POW / MIA MEMORIAL RIDE (RT) , Army Reserve Center, Ft Thomas, KY 

26    THU         ROLLING THUNDER - RIDE TO THE WALL FROM CINCINNAT / NKY, Washington, DC 

28    SAT          NKY YOUNG MARINES - YM / GYSGT JARED RICHTER'S RETIREMENT CEREMONY, Cold Spring, KY 

30    MON        MEMORIAL DAY PARADE & PROGRAM, Florence, KY  

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1      Sun           Bike Blessing (AFR) , Harrison, OH 

5 Thu    Holocaust Remembrance Day 

8      Sun           Artifacts Escort (PRG-OH), Batesville, IN to Cincinnati, OH 

8 Sun    V-E Day 

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

8 Sun    Mother's Day

14   Sat             Veterans Resource Fair, American Legion Post 24, Georgetown, KY 

15-21                National Police Week, USA  (sef)

16   Mon           Marine Corps Historic Marathon,  Fredericksburg, VA 

17   Tue            Honor Flight, NKY/Cincinnati Airport, Hebron, KY

17-18                Victory Motorcycles Demo Truck,  CCM of Northern Kentuckly Richwood, Flea Market, Richwood, LY 

19   Thu            Welcome Home Day - VA Cincinnati  Auditorium, Cincinnati, OH (sef)

21 Sat    Armed Forces Day

21   Sat             Meet, Greet & Connecting Lady Veterans & Supporters, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY 

30 Mon            Memorial Day

 

CMA   -    Christian Motorcycle Association 

KBA    -    Kentucky Bikers Association

KMA   -    Kentucky Motorcycle Association

RT       -   Rolling Thunder Chapter 9 

JUNE     2016

PTSD AWARENESS MONTH 

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

6      MON       VIETNAM MOVING WALL MEETING, Williamstown City Building, Williamstown, KY (rescheduled)

11  SAT  RIDE / CHOW, Frisch's, Ft Mitchell, KY

11    SAT          MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY, Historic Grimes Field, Urbana, OH 

12    SUN        VISITATION (PGR-KY)- TED DUPONT / US ARMY & KOREAN WAR ERA VETERAN, Ft Thomas, KY

13    MON       FUNERAL-ESCORT- INTERNMENT (PGR-KY) - TED DUPONT / US ARMY & KOREAN WAR ERA VETERAN, Ft Thomas, KY

13    TUE         VIETNAM MOVING WALL MEETING, Williamstown, KY 

14    THU        HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES ARMY  (1775-2016)

20    MON       ADOPT-A-UNIT MEETING, Union, KY 

20    Mon         RIDE TO WORK DAY, 25TH Annual International Morotcycle & Scooter (ridetowork.com)1

26  SUN  RIDE / CHOW, Bob Evans, Ft Mitchell, KY

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3     Sun          Independence Day Celebration, Freedom Stadium, Florence, KY 

4 Sat        Battle of Midway Begins (1942)

4     Sat           Goldwing Member Association Day & Bike Show, Honda of Florence, KY (sef)  (Cancelled-Weather) 

6 Mon D- Day (1944)

7-9                  RENO Rendezvous, Reno, Nevada (www.renorendezvous.com) 

7-11                America Rally, Lake George, NY (http://americade.com/) 

8    Sun           Aritifacts Escort (PGR_OH), Batesville, IN to Cincinnati, OH 

9     Thu          Vietnam Moving Wall Escort / Parade, Urbana, OH

10-12              Gathering of the Guard (PGR), Shelbyville, KY

12   Sun         39th Annual Concourse de Elegance (200 collector cars & bikes), Ault Park, Cincinnati, OH (ohio.ohioconcouse.com)

14 Tue  Flag Day

18   Sat          Goldwing Member Association Day & Bike Show, Honda of Florence, KY 

19 Sun  Father's Day

20 Mon   Summer Begins 

22 Wed  GI Bill Signed (1944)

25 Sat         Start of the Korean War (1950)

25   Sat          KBA Scavenger Hunt, Special "K's", Walton, KY

 

PGR - Patriot Guard Riders 

JULY     2016

1-2                  RED, WHITE & BOOM CELEBRATION, Aurora, IN 

1-4                  NEWPORT BIKE RALLY, Newport, KY (newportmotorcyclerally.com)

3      SUN       NKY YOUNG MARINES PICNIC, Mills Park, Covington, KY 

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

9      SAT        FUNERAL (PGR-KY) - WILLIAM CRAIL - US Army Veteran,  Taylor Mill, KY 

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

14    THU       VIETNAM MOVING WALL MEETING, Williamstown, KY

15    FRI          FUNERAL - INTERMENT (PGR-OH) - ROGER L SMITH, Corporal / US Marine Corps / Vietnam Veteran, Amelia, OH 

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

18    MON       ADOPT - A - UNIT MEETING, Union, KY 

24  SUN       CHOW / RIDE, Bob Evans, Ft Mitchell, KY

27    WED       VIETNAM MOVING WALL MEETING, Williamstown, KY 

28    THU        MOTORCYCLE ESCORT FOR THE TAYLOR MILL MOVING WALL, Taylor Mill, KY  

28--1               THE MOVING  WALL VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL, Pride Park, Taylor Mill, KY (http://themovingwall.org/) 

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4 Mon   Independence Day

 7-10               Warrior Weekend To Remember, Sourth Park, Middleton, OH 

8     Fri            Roadside Welcome Tribute, Fanklin, OH

14   Thu         Flag Day

14-17             Kentucky Bike Fest, Sturgis, KY (kentuckybikerally.com) 

26 Tue Americans with Disabilities Act Signed (1990)

27   Wed    End of Korean War (1953) 

AUGUST     2016

28-1               THE MOVING WALL VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL, Pride Park, Taylor Mill, KY 

4     THU        HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES COAST GUARD (1790-2016) 

6      SAT        TEDDY BEAR RUN, ALP#4, Florence, KY 

13 SAT         RIDE / CHOW, Frisch's, Ft Mitchell, KY

15   MON       ADOPT-A-UNIT MEETING, Union, KY

16   TUE         FUNERAL (V,S,I) - ALICE MARIE ELLIS, Verona, KY 

17   WED       MOVING WALL MEETING, Williamstown, KY 

28    SUN RIDE / CHOW, Bob Evans, Ft Mitchell, KY

29    MON      ADOPT-A-UNIT MEETING, Union, KY

31    WED      VIETNAM MOVING WALL MEETING, Williamstown, KY 

FYI __________________________________________

4-7                  World's Longest Yard Sale, Route 127 

7 Sun Purple Heart Day

8-13                Boone County Fair, Burlington, KY (www.boonecountyfair.org) 

8-14                76th Annual Sturgis Black Hills Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis, SD (sturgismotorcyclerally.com) 

14 Sun Japan Surrenders - End of WW II (1945)

20   Sat           Hero's Ride, Fairfiled Community Arts Center, Fairfield, OH 

30   Tue          Honor Flight, NKY/Cincinnati Airport, Hebron, KY  

31-3                GWRRA Wing Ding 38, Billings, Montanta  (www.wing-ding.org)

ALP   -   American Legion Post 

V,S, I -   Visitation, Service, Interment 

SEPTEMBER     2016

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

3      SAT        NKY YOUNG MARINES DRILL (Dakota & Jared Richter), VFW Post, Latonia, KY 

7      WED      VIETNAM WALL MEETING, Williamstown, KY 

10 SAT CHOW & RIDE, Frisch's, Ft Mitchell, KY

 11    SUN      PATRIOT DAY, USA (sef)

11    SUN       9/11 MEMORIAL-REMEMBER BENGHAZI, DAV Headquarters, Cold Spring, KY 

12   MON       ADOPT-A-UNIT (SPC SALMON SOLDIER 5K RUN) MEETING, Union, KY 

18    THU       HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE (1947-2016) (sef) 

19    MON      ADOPT-A-UNIT (SPC SALMON SOLDIER 5K RUN) MEETING, Union, KY 

21    WED      VIETNAM WALL MEETING, Williamstown, KY 

22    THU        VISITATION - MATTHEW THOMAS WINKLER USMC / LCPL - Veteran, Covington, KY

23    FRI          SERVICE-ESCORT-INTERMENT - MATTHEW THOMAS WINKLER  USMC / LCPL - Veteran, Covington, KY

25   SUN        SPC ZACHARY SALMON SOLDIER 5K RUN, Boone County Arboretum, Union, KY (sef) 

28    SUN       MOTORCYCLE ESCORT - AMERICAN VETERANS TRAVELING VIETNAM WALL (AVTT),  Walton, KY 

28    WED      AMERICAN VETERANS TRAVELING VIETNAM WALL (AVTT), Williamstown, KY 

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31-3               GWRRA Wing Ding 38, Billings, Montana (www.wing-ding.org)

1-5                  Easy Rider Rodeo Tour, Chillicothe, OH 

2 Fri V-J Day (1945) 

5 Mon  Labor Day

10-11              27th Annual Vintage Motorcycle Rally, Boone County Fairgrounds, Burlington, KY 

11 Sun Patriot Day

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

16 Fri National POW / MIA Day  (http://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/us/pow-mia-recognition-day) 

16-17             Piqua Bike Fest, Piqua, OH (piquabikefest.com)

18   Sun         7th Annual "Riding with Mojo" Scholarship RIde, AL Post 72, OH 

20    Tue        Honor Flight, NKY/Cincinnati Airport, Hebron, KY

22 Thu  Autumn Begins

27    Tue  Gold Star Mothers Day

 

GWRRA -      Goldwing Road Riders Association 

KVCN   -     Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-North, Williamstown, KY

OCTOBER     2016

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

13   THU      HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES NAVY ( 1775-2016)

23 SUN     RIDE / CHOW, Bob Evans, Ft Mitchell, KY

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 9      Sun     Devil's Staircase Hill Climb (DMC), Oregonia, OH

10  Mon     Columbus Day

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

13-16           24th Daytona Beach Bike October Fest, Daytona Beach, FL (daytonabeach.com/bikeoctoberfest)

16    Sun      Cuban Missile Crisis Begins (1962)

19-23           18th Thunder Beach Autumn Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, Fl (thunderbeachproductions.com)

22    Sat       NKY Young Marines Birthday Ball, Ft Wright Civic Club, Ft Wright, KY

25    Tue      Honor Flight, NKY/Cincinnati Airport, Hebron, KY

25    Tue      US Invades Grenada (1983)

30     Sun     Marine Corps Marathon, Washington, DC 

31  Mon     Halloween

 

DMC   -   Dayton Motorcycle Club

NOVEMBER      2016

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

5      SAT        MOTORCYCLE ESCORT - DAV K, RUN, WALK, RIDE EVENT, Cincinnati, OH 

6      SUN       VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE, Highland Cemetery, Ft Mitchell, KY 

10    THU HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (1175-2016)  241 YEARS

10    THU       VETERAN APPRECIATION LUNCHEON, Erlanger, KY 

11    FRI         VETERAN DAY PROGRAM, City of Florence, Florence, KY 

12 SAT         CHOW & RIDE, Frisch's, Ft Mitchell, KY

13    SUN       MOTORCYCLE ESCORT - HONOR RUN / HALF MARATHON, Florence Mall, Florence, KY

27 SUN CHOW & RIDE, Bob Evans, Ft Mitchell, KY

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6 Sun Daylight Savings Time Ends

8      Tue         Election Day 

8      TUE        Happy Birthday to the Patriot Guard Riders (PGR) (2005-2016)  11 Years

8 Tue Election Day

11 Fri Veteran's Day

12   Sat           LCpl Taylor Prazyski Memorial 5K Run/Walk, Fairfield, OH (sef)

14   Sun          Remembering Our Veterans, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, OH 

24 Thu Thanksgiving Day


DECEMBER      2016

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

10 SAT WREATH FOR KENTUCKY VETERANS CEMETERY-NORTH, Williamstown, KY 

11   SUN       HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARINES TAILGATE PARTY, Ft Thomas Veterans Home, Ft Thomas, KY (sef)

13   TUE       HAPPY 376st BIRTHDAY TO THE NATIONAL GUARD (1936-2017) 

14   WED      FUNERAL (V, S, I,)  COSTO ELLIS, Vernoa, KY      

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7 Wed   Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

16    Fri Battle of the Buldge (1944) 

21 Wed        Winter Begins

25 Sun Christmas 

31 Sat Official End of WW II (1946) 

31 Sat New Year's Eve 

 

SEF   -   Special Events Flyer on Web Page

V,S,I  -   Visitation, Service, Interment