US Marine Riders Association     

EVENTS CALENDAR  2020

JANUARY    2020
NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION DAY

9   THU      ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub Station II, Dream Street, Florence, KY
11  SAT       RIDE FOR FREEDOM MEETING (RT), A.D. Farrow (Northside) HD, 7754 East State Route 37 E, Sunbury, OH
20 MON   FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) THOMAS H. VOSSMEYER (90) USMC - Korea, Bellevue, KY
21  TUE     FUNERAL (V,S,E,I,) EDWARD S. FLETCHER SR (87) US Army - Korea Era, Florence, KY
 
FYI:
1   Wed    New Years Day
9   Thu     National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
12  Sun    Music Behind The Stove - The Swells, Rabbit Hash General Store, Rabbit Hash, KY (sef)
17  Fri      Operation Desert Shield Began (1991)
19  Sun    Music Behind The Stove - Gumbo Hounds, Rabbit Hash General Store, Rabbit Hash, KY (sef)
20 Mon   Inauguration Day
25  Sat     Chili Cook Off, American Legion Post, Williamstown, KY (sef)
26  Sun    Music Behind The Stove - Small Batch, Rabbit Hash General Store, Rabbit Hash, KY (sef)
27  Mon   Holocaust Memorial Day
27  Mon   US - Vietnam Peace Accord (1973)
28  Tue    US - Vietnam Cease Fire (1973)

Easy Rider Bike Show - Cincinnati - Cancelled

RT         -  Rolling Thunder
V,S,E,I  -  Visitation, Service, Escort, Internment


FEBRUARY    2020

1     SAT    NKY YOUNG MARINES - THE POLAR PLUNGE, Joe's Crab Shack, 25 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, KY (sef)
6    THU   ALL HAND MEETING, Sub Station II, Dream Street, Florence, KY
22  SAT    NKY YOUNG MARINES INFORMATIONAL SESSION, Kenton County Library, 401 Kenton Lands, Erlanger, KY (sef)


FYI:
2    Sun     Ground Hog Day
3    Mon    Four Chaplain's Day
4    Tue     USO's Birthday
14   Fri      Valentine's Day
15   Sat      Sinking of  the U.S.S. Maine (189)
17   Mon   President's Day
19  Wed    75th Anniversary of the Assault on Iwo Jima (1945)
19   Wed   Coast Guard Reserve Birthday (1945)
27   Thu    Battle of Java Sea (1942)
28   Fri      Persian Gulf War Ends (1991)

Week of 14th - National Salute to Veterans Patients

NKY  =  Northern Kentucky 


MARCH    2020
NATIONAL VIETNAM VETERANS DAY
MONTH OF MILITARY CAREGIVER

5    THU   ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY
13  FRI     FISH FRY - NKY YOUNG MARINES, Ft Wright Civic Center, Ft Wright, KY (sef)

FYI:
3     Mon   Navy Reserve Birthday (1915)
3     Mon   Four Chaplain's Day
4     Tue    Hug A GI Day
5     Thu    Seabee's Birthday
6 - 15         Daytona Bike Week, Daytona, FL
8     Sun    Daylight Savings Time Begins
13   Fri      K-9's Veterans Day
17   Tue     St Patrick's Day
19   Thu    Spring Begins
20  Fri      Operation Iraq Freedom Begins (2003)
25  Wed    Medal of Honor Day
29  Sun     National Vietnam War Veterans Day

NKY  -  Northern Kentucky
SEF   -  Special Events Flyer


APRIL     2020
MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD

2     THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY
3     FRI      FISH FRY - NKY YOUNG MARINES, Ft Wright Civic Center, Ft Wright, KY (sef)
4     SAT     LET US NEVER FORGET DINNER. 902 Loveland-Miamiville Rd, Loveland, OH (sef)

FYI:
1     Wed     April Fool's Day
5     Sun     Gold Star Spouses Day
9     Thu     National Former POW Recognition Day
10   Fri       Good Friday
12   Sun      Easter
12   Sun      Freedom Fighters Meeting (TBA) (TBD)
14   Tue      Air Force Reserve Birthday (1948)
21   Tue      Holocaust Remembrance Day
22   Wed    Earth Day
23   Thu     Army Reserve Birthday (1908)
25   Sat      Spring Fling (KBA) (TBD)
29 - 3         Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, Fl
30   Thu     Military Spouse Appreciation Day

KBA   =   Kentucky Bikers Association
NKY   =   Northern Kentucky 
SEF    =   Special Events Flyer

MAY     2020
NATIONAL MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH
MONTH OF THE MILITARY CAREGIVER
MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS MONTH

2     SAT      RUN FOR SON (CMA) (tbd)
5     TUE      HAPPY 14th BIRTHDAY  TO THE US MARINE RIDERS ASSOCIATION (2006-2019)
7     THU     ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY  
25   SUN     RIDE FOR FREEDOM, National Veterans Memorial & Museum, Columbus, OH (sef)

FYI:
3      Sun      Bike Blessing (AFR) (tfd)
8 - 10           National Coalition of Motorcyclists 35th Annual NCOM Convention, Indianapolis, IN
8 - 17           81st Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Week, Murrels Inlet. SC
10    Fri        Mother's Day
13    Wed     Children of the Fallen Patriot's Day
16    Sat        Armed Forces Day
22 - 24         Rolling To Remember, Washington, DC
25    Mon     Memorial Day

Week of May 15th - Peace Officer Memorial Week
Fallen Heroes Ride
Rolling Thunder "Ride to Remember"

AFR  =  American Federation Riders
CMA  -  Christian Motorcycle Association

JUNE     2020
PTSD AWARENESS MONTH

4     THU   ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY
27   SAT    COLLINS POWER SPORTS, Florence, KY

FYI:
4    Thu     Battle of Midway Begins (1942)
6     Sat      D-Day (1944)
12   Fri       Women Veterans Day
14   Sun     Happy 245th Birthday to the US Army (1175-2020)
14   Sun     Flag Day
20  Sat       Summer Begins
21   Sun     Father's Day
22   Mon   GI Bill Signed (1944)
23   Tue     Coast Guard Auxilary Day
25   Thu     Start of Korean War (1950)
27   Sat      National PTSD Awareness Day

US 25 Yard Sale


JULY     2020

2    THU   ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY
11   SAT    SCAVENGER HUT (KBA) (tbd)
25  SAT    SSG MATT MAUPIN MEMORIAL RIDE, West Clermont High School, Batavia, OH (sef)

FYI:
1 - 4           Newport Bike Rally, Newport, KY (unconfirmed)
4      Sat     Independence Day
16 - 19       Kentucky Bike Rally, Sturgis, KY
26   Sun    American with Disabilities Act Signed (1953)
27   Mon   End of Korean War (1953)

Florence Independence Day Celebration

KBA  =  Kentucky Bikers Association   
SEF   =  Special Events Flyer

AUGUST     2020
ANTI TERRORISM AWARENESS MONTH

6    THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY
8    SAT     COMBAT VETS RIDE

FYI:
4      Tue   Happy 230th Birthday to the US Coast Guard ( 1790-2020)
7      Fri     Desert Storm - Persian Gulf War Begins (1990)
7      Fri     National Purple Heart Day
29   Sat     Marine Corps Reserve Birthday

Teddy Bear Ride, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY
Worlds Longest Yard Sale, Hwy 127, Addiston, MI to Fadsden, AL



SEPTEMBER     2020
NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH

3   THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY

FYI:
2      Wed    V-J Day (Victory over Japan)
3 - 7             Easyrider Rodeo Tour, Chillicothe, OH
7       Mon   Labor Day
11     Fri       Patriot Day - 9/11  Remembrance
11     Fri       Remember Benghazi Memorial Day
11     Fri       Operation Enduring Freedom Begins (2007) 
13     Sun    Grandfather's Day 
17     Thu    Constitution Day
18     Fri      National POW / MIA Recognition Day
18     Fri      Happy 73rd Birthday to the US Air Force (1947-2020)
18     Fri      Air National Guard Birthday
22    Tue     Autumn Begins
34 - 26        Motorcycle Riders Foundations 36th Annual, Indianapolis, IN
28    Mon    Gold Star Mothers Day
28 - 4           Myrtle Beach Fall Rally, Murrels Inlet, SC

Salmon 5K Run & MC Escort, Boone County Arboretum, Union, KY



OCTOBER   2020
AGENT ORANGE AWARENESS MONTH
 
1    THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY

FYI:
12   Mon   Columbus Day
13   Tue     Happy 245th Birthday to the US Navy (1775-2020)
14   Wed   Cuban Missile Crisis Begins (1962)
15 - 16       28th Annual BikeFest, Daytona Beach, FL
21 - 26      20th Thunder Bach Autumn Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, Fl
23   Fri     Bombing at the Marine Barracks in Beirut (1983)
24   Sat     United Nations Day
25   Sun    US Invade Grenada (1983)
31   Sat      Halloween 

Devil's Staircase Hill Climb, Oregonia, OH
NKY  Young Marine 61st Birthday Ball
Marine Corps Marathon


NOVEMBER   2020
NATIONAL MILITARY FAMILY MONTH
WARRIOR CARE MONTH
NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

5    THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY
8    SUN    HONOR RUN HALF MARATHON & MC ESCORT, Florence Mall, Florence, KY
10  TUE     HAPPY 245TH BIRTHDAY TO THE US MARINE CORPS (1775-2020)

FYI:
1     Sun   Daylight Savings Time Ends
3    Tue   Election Day
8    Sun   Happy 15th Birthday to the Patriot Guard Riders (2005-2020)
11   Tue   Veterans Day
11   Tue   Armistice Remembrance Day
26  Thu  Thanksgiving 

DAV 5K Run & MC Escort, Cincinnati, OH
High Cemetery Veterans Day Ceremony, Ft Mitchell, KY
Florence Veterans Ceremony, Florence, KY
Veterans Appreciation Luncheon, Erlanger, KY


DECEMBER     2020

3    THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, SUB STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY

FYI:  
1     Tue     Civil Air Patrol Birthday
7     Mon   Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
13   Sun    Happy Birthday to the National Guard (1636)
14   Mon   National Wreaths Across America 
21   Mon   Winter Begins
25   Fri      Christmas
31   Thu    New Years Eve

Wreath Laying Ceremony - Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-North, Williamstown, KY