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US Marine Riders Association

2021 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

JANUARY 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APPRECIATION DAY

2    SAT     FUNERAL (V,S) MATTHEW D. SPRINGER (23), USMC - Corporal, Elsmere, KY

7    THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY                  (CANCELLED)

21  THU    FUNERAL (V.S.E.I) JAMES KELLY RALSTON (74), US Army, Florence, KY

24  SUN    DRIVE BY BIRTHDAY - CARL LEMING (98) - US Army Air Force / WWII /Captain, Union, KY

27  WED   FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) WAYNE A. MYERS, JR (92), US Navy - WWII, Elsmere, KY 

FYI:

1           Fri      New Years Day

8 - 10              Annual Cavalcade of Customs Car & Bike Show (61st), Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH          (MOVED MAR 12-14)

9          Sat      National Law Enforcement Day

15        Fri       30th Anniversary Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm (1991)

20       Wed    Inauguration Day

21 - 23              AIM Expo, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH (aimexpouse.com)                    (POSTPONED)

27       Wed    Holocaust Memorial Day

27       Wed    US - Vietnam Peace Accord (1973)

28       Thu     US - Vietnam Cease Fire Day (1973)

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

 


FEBRUARY 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

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

7     SUN     FUNERAL (V,S) PEARL NOLAN (83), US Air Force, Bellevue, KY

20   SAT       POLAR PLUNGE WITH THE NKY YOUNG MARINES, 25 Fairfield Ave (Old Joe's Crab Shack) Bellevue, KY

21    SUN      ANNUAL REMEMBRANCE OF THE IWO FLAG RAISING & PFC FRANKLIN SOUSLEY, Elizaville Cemetery, Elizaville, KY 

27   SAT     FUNERAL (V,E,S) DOUGLAS WARNER III (68), USMC /FBI, Burlington, KY

FYI:

2      Tue     Ground Hog Day

3      Wed    Four Chaplain's Day (1966)

4      Sat      USO'S Birthday (1941)

14    Sun     Valentine's Day

14 - 20       National Salute to Veterans Patients

15    Mon    President's Day

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

19    Fri       76th Anniversary of the Assault of Iwo Jima (1945)

19    Fri       Coast Guard Reserve Birthday (1945)

19 - 21        2021 Motorcycle & Powersports Expo, State Fair Grounds, Indianapolis, IN                                        (CANCELLED)

27    Sat      Battle of Java Sea (1942)

28   Sun     Persian Gulf War Ends (1991)

SEF = Special Events Flyer on this web site 

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

MARCH 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

NATIONAL VIETNAM VETERANS DAY

MONTH OF THE MILITARY CAREGIVER

4     THU     ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

9     TUE      FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) HOMER H. TAYLOR (84) US Army, Williamstown, KY

21    SUN     DRIVE BY BIRTHDAY SURPRISE - ROBERT DOOLAN (104) (IGY6), 825 Pontius Rd, Cincinnati, OH 

26   FRI       FUNERAL (V.S.E.I) VICTOR J. PONZER, SR (90), US Marine Corps, Kenton County Sheriff, Independence, KY

27    SAT      NORTHERN KENTUCKY YOUNG MARINES INFORMATION SESSION, Schildmeyer VFW Post 6095, Latonia, KY 

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

FYI:

3      Wed    Happy Birthday - U.S. Navy 106th Reserve (1915)

4      Thu     Hug A GI Day

5      Fri       Happy Birthday -  U.S. Navy 79th Sea Bee's (1943)

6 - 15          80th Annual Daytona Bike Week, Daytona Beech, FL

13    Sat      K-9's Veterans Day

14    Sun     Daylight Savings Times Begins

17    Wed    St Patrick's Day

20    Sat      Spring Begins

20    Sat      Operation Irag Freedom Begins (2003)

25    Thu     National Medal of Honor Day (sef)

28    Sun     Palm Sunday

29    Sun     National Vietnam War Veterans Day (sef)

IGY6 = I Got Your Six

SEF = Special Events Flyer on this web site 

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



APRIL 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD

31   THU       ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

5     MON    FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) PAUL G. ROBERTS (88), US Army, Independence, KY

10    SAT       DASH TO THE HASH (REMNANT RIDERS), Rabbit Hash, KY (sef)                                        (RAINED OUT)

16  FRI        FUNERAL (E,I) DAVID R. BOWMAN (55), US Army, Elsmere, KY                       

17   SAT         RIDE - TOUR OF HONOR MEMORIALS , Walton, Cynthiana, Augusta, Maysville              (RESCHEDULED)

18   SUN        RIDE - HONOR FLIGHT AIR CRAFT DISPLAY, Butler County AIrport, Hamilton, OH 

23   FRI         RIDE - AIR FORCE MUSEUM, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, OH

24   SAT        CAVALCADE OF CUSTOMS SHOW (Classic Cars, Motorcycle Exhibts) Duke Energy Ctr, Cincinnati, OH 

26   TUE       PRE RIDE FOR RIDE FOR THE SON, (CMA), Indian Dealership, Richwood, KY

FYI:

1      Thu       April Fools Day

2      Fri        Good Friday

4      Sun      Easter

5      Mon     Gold Star Spouses Day

7      Wed     Holocaust Remembrance Day

14    Wed     Happy Birthday - Air Force Reserve (1948)

22    Thu     Earth Day

23    Fri       Happy Birthday - Army Reserve (1908)

24    Sat      Spring Fling Poker Run (KMA/KBA), Indian Dealership, Richwood, KY (sef)

29 - 1          GWRRA Spring Fling "Hillbilly Hoedown", Pigeon Forge, TN

29 - 3         23rd Thudner Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, FL

Fish Fry - NKY Young Marines                                                                                                                        (CANCELEED)

Let Us Never Forget Dinner, Loveland, OH                                                                                                  (CANCELLED)

CMA            =  Christian Motorcycle Association

GWRRA     =  Goldwing Road Riders Association

KMA/KBA =  Kentucky Motorcycle Association / Kentucky Bikers Association

SEF              =  Special Events Flyers on this  web site 

TOH            =  Tour of Honor (http://tourofhonor.com)


MAY 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

NATIONAL MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH

MONTH OF THE MILITARY CAREGIVER

MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS MONTH

1    SAT       RUN FOR THE SON, (CMA), Indian Dealership, Richwood, KY 

5   WED     HAPPY 15th BIRTHDAY TO THE US MARINE RIDERS ASSOCIATION (2006)

6   THU      ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

8   SAT        BIKE SHOW (KMA), Fulton VFW Post, 4435 Dixie Hwy, Elsmere, KY 

                      RIDE - TOUR OF HONOR MEMORIALS, Walton, Cynthiana, August, KY

15  SAT       RIDE - TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER REPLICA, Rushville, IN

                                  -  GULPORT COVERED BRIDGE, Deerborn County, IN

                                  -  ARLINGTON EAST HILL CEMETERY, Arlington, IN

                      RIDE - TOUR OF HONOR MEMORIALS , New Palestine, IN

                                  -  CIVIL WAR MEMORIALS, Greensburg, IN

22  SAT      5th ANNUAL OFFICER SONNY KIM MEMORIAL RIDE, CinCity HD, Cincinnati, OH 

28  FRI      HONOR FALLEN VETERANS w/HEADSTONES FLAGS w/NKY YOUNG MARINES -

                     Mother of God Cemetery, Covington, KY

29  SAT     RIDE - THE NATIONAL VETERANS MEMORIAL & MUSEUM, Columbus, OH

                                 - THE WALL THAT HEALS, Columbus, OH

30  SUN    THE NATIONAL RIDE FOR FREEDOM, National Veterans Memorial & Museum, Columbus, OH  (CANCELLED)

31   MON   FLORENCE MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM, Florence Government Center, Florenc, KY

31   MON   BELLEVUE=DAYTON MEMORIAL DAY PARADE w/NKY YOUNG MARINES, Bellevue, KY

FYI:

29 - 1           GWRRA Spring Fling "Hillbilly Hoedown", Pigeon Forge, TN

1      Sat        May Day

1      Sat        Dash to the Hash (Remnant Riders), Rabbit Hash, KY

2     Sun       33rd Annual Bike Blessing (AFR), American Legion Post 199, Harrison, OH (sef)

7      Fri        Military Spouses Appreciation Day

7 - 16            81st Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Week, Murrels Inlet, SC

8      Sat       76st Anniversary of VE Day

9      Sun      Mother's Day

10 - 15         Mission BBQ - Armed Forces Appreciation Week, Ceeves, OH

13    Thu      Children of the Fallen Patriot;s Day

15    Sat        Armed Forces Day

15    Sat        National Peace Officer Memorial Day

22 - 24         Ride to Remember (AMVETS), Washington, DC (sef)

30   Sun       Ride for Freedom (Rolling Thunder, Chapter 9),Cincinnati to Cleveland, OH

31    Mon     Memorial Day

31    Mon     Florence Memorial Day Parade, Boone County High School, Florence, KY                          (CANCELLED)

31   Mon      Erlanger Memorial Day Parade, Fulton VFW Post 6423, Elsmere, KY

AMVETS   =   American Veterans

CMA           =   Christian Motorcycle Association

GWRRA     =  Gold Wing Road Riders Association

KMA           =  Kentucky Motorcycle Association

SEF             =  Special Events Flyer on this web page 



JUNE 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

PTSD AWARENESS MONTH

3    THU      ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

3    THU      FUNERAL (V) ROBERT L. WILLIAMS (79) US Army - Vietnam, Florence, KY

4    FRI        FUNERAL (S,E,I) ROBERT L. WILLIAMS (79) US Army - Vietnam, Florence, KY

4 - 5             KENTUCKY RIDE IN (GWRRA-CHAPTER G), Big Bone Lick Historica Park, Union, KY 

5    SAT       NKY YOUNG MARINES BOOT CAMP GRADUATION, Ft Wright Civic Club, Ft Wright, KY 

12  SAT       RIDE TO REMEMBER (12-13)(PGR-IN) Batesville, IN 

26  SAT      RIDE - KENTUCKY SEVEN COVERED BRIDGES (https://goo.gl.maps/6kubs33rdEnCeJpF7)

FYI:

3 - 5              US 25 Yard Sale, Richwood to Corbin, KY (sef) (Bikers Beware)

6      Sun      Battle of Midway, Normandy (1942)

6      Sun      D-Day, Pearl Harbor, H (

12    Sat        Women Veterans Day

14    Mon     Flag Day

14    Mon     Happy Birthday - US Army's 246th (1775)

20    Sun      Summer Begins

20    Sun      Father's Day

22    Tue       GI Bill Signed (1944)

25    Fri         Start of Korean War (1950)

27    Sun       National PTSD Awareness Day

29 - 3           Wing Ding 42 (GWRRA), Springfield, MO

Fallen Heroes Ride, Alexandria, KY

Support the Troops Ride, Alexandria, KY

GWRRA =  Gold Wing Road Riders Association

PGR         =  Patriot Guard Rides

SEF          =  Special Event Flyers on this web page



JULY 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

1     THU      ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

3     SAT       8TH ANNUAL METAMOREA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT RIDE, Brookville, IN

3     SAT       THANK A VET DAY, Harrison VFW Post 7570, Harrison, OH (sef)

8     THU      SALMON 5K RUN MEETING, Smoking This & That BBQ, Florence, KY

9     FRI       TRAVELING MOVING WALL (8-12), Saylor Park, 6700 Home City Ave, Cincinnati, OH

9     FRI        LUNCH - THE HISTORIC TOWN OF METAMORA, OH

10   SAT       KENTUCKY HIGHLAND RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, Eminence, KY (sef)  

12 - 15           RIDE - SKYLINE DRIVE & BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY, Front Royal, VA                         (CANCELLED-WEATHER)

13   TUE       RIDE - CUMBERLAND FALL, Corbin, KY

14   WED      RIDE - TOUR OF HONOR - Whitesburg, KY

13   TUE       RIDE - TOUR OF HONOR MEMORIAL, Johnson City, TN

12   MON   FUNERAL (V,S,E,I)  ROBERT C. MOORE (73), US Army - Vietnam Era, Florence, KY

16   FRI      FUNERAL (V,S,E,I)  THEODORE W. MORGAN (58) US Navy/US Navy Reserve, Erlanger, KY

17    SAT       WARBIRD RIDES & DISPLAY WEEKEND (16-18), Lunken Airport, Cincinnati, OH (sef)

17    SAT       STANDING FOR THOSE WHO STOOD FOR US (KY-PGR), Campbell Jr High School, Winchester, KY (sef)

23   FRI        MILITARY ANTIQUES SHOW (22-24), Louisville, KY

24   SAT       SSG MATT MAUPIN SCHOLARSHIP RIDE, West Clermont HS, 4101 Bach Buston Road, Batavia, OH (sef)

24   SAT       MOUNTAIN MAN CELEBRATION OF LIFE, Ralph Fulton VFW, Elsmere, KY (sef)

28   WED     SALMON 5K RUN MEETING, Boone County Library, Union, KY

29   THU    ESCORT - NAVY ELECTRICIAN'S MATE 3RD CLASS ALPHARD S. OWSLEY, CVG to Paris, KY

29   THU    ESCORT - NAVY SEAMAN 2ND CLASS FLOYD D. HELTON, CVG to Somerest, KY

30   FRI      ESCORT - TRAVELING KENTUCKY VIETNAM WALL, Lexington, KY to Cynthania, KY

31    SAT       CAR, TRUCK & BIKE SHOW, New Banklick Church, Walton, KY (sef)

31   SAT        TRI-STATE WARBIRD MUSEUM - ROBERT DOOLAN SPEAKING (Navigator Shot Down), Batavia, OH (sef)

31   SAT        KENTUCKY TRAVELING MOVING WALL & BIKE NIGHT, Cynthiana, KY (sef)

FYI:

29 -3            Wing Ding 42 (GWRRA), Springfield, MO

4        Sun    Independence Day

7 - 14            Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Week, Murrels Inlet, SC

11       Sun    Shiner Pride Car Show, Rising, Sun

15 - 18          Sturgis Kentucky Bike Rally, Sturgis, KY

26     Mon    American with Disabilities Act Signed (1953)

27     Tue      End of Korean War (1953) 

Florence Independence Day Parade & Celebration, Florence, KY                                                                         (CANCELLED).com

GWRRA  =  Gold Wing Road Riders Association

KY-PGR   =  Kentucky Patriot Guard Riders

SEF           =  Special Events Flyer on this web page 

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




AUGUST 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

ANTI TERRORISM AWARENESS MONTH

5     THU   ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

7     SAT    BACK THE HEROES RUMBLE CAR SHOW, Batavia, OH (sef)

7     SAT    REMEMBRANCE DAY - CAPT JOSEPH D. ROSS, 8020 Veterans Memorial Dr, Florence, KY (sef)

16 - 19       RIDE - TAIL OF THE DRAGON, Pigeon Forge, TN

21    SAT   9th ANNUAL FALLEN HERO MEMORIAL RIDE & VET FEST,  Fairborn, OH 

21    SAT   VETFEST OHIO 2021, Ohio Renaissace Festival Grounds, Waynesville, OH (sef)     

FYI:

4      Wed    Happy 231th Birthday to the US Coast Guard (1790)

5 - 8             Worlds Longerst Yard Salem Highway 127 (Bikers Beware-Frequent Stoppers)

6 - 15           81st Sturgis Black Hills Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis, SD

7      Sat       Desert Storm - Persian Gulf War Begins (1990)

7      Sat       National Purple Heart Day

14    Sat       Crusaders For Children Benefit Ride For Fallen Bikers, VFW Post 6423, Elsmere, KY (sef)

14    Sat       Supporting Our Troops Motorcycle Poker Run, VFW Post 3205, Alexandria, KY (sef)

19 - 21         GWRRA - The Blast, Lawrenceburg, KY

29    Sun     Happy 105th Birthday to the Marine Corps Reserve (1916)


Never Forget 9/11 Ride and Drive, Batavia, OH


GWRRA =  Gold Wing Road Riders Association

SEF          = Special Events Flyer can be found on this web page

SEPTEMBER 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself


NATIONAL SUICIDE PRECENTION MONTH

2    THU      ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

4    SAT       EAST RIDER BIKE RODEO TOUR (2-6), Chillicothe, OH

6    MON     LABOR DAY WEEKEND BIKE SHOW (KMA,KBA), VFW Post 6423, Elsmere, KY (sef)

10 - 12         31 ANNUAL VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE RALLY, Boone County Fairgrounds, Burlington, KY (sef)

11   SAT       TUNNEL TO TOWERS 5K & MC ESCORT,  Crescent Springs Community  Park, Crescent Springs, KY (sef)

18  SAT       OHIO RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL (9/4 to 10/31), 10542 OH-73, Waynesville, OH (sef)

25  SAT       CRUISING TO COMBAT PTSD BENEFIT RIDE, 859 Elm Street, Ludlow, KY (sef)

26  SUN      SPC ZACK SALMON SOLDIER 5K (US Army - KIA), Boone County Arboretum, Union, KY (sef)

FYI:

2      Thu      V-J Day (Victory over Japan (1945)

4      Sat        Remembering The Good Ole Times Car & Bike Show, Elks Lodge, Florence, KY

6      Mon     Labor Day

9      Fri        Remember Benghazi Memorial Day (2013)

11     Sat       Patriot Day (2001)

11     Sat       Operation Enduring Freedom Begins (2007)

12    Sun      Grandparents Day

12 - 13          Piqua Bikefest, Piqua, OH

17    Fri        Constitution Day

17    Fri        National POW/MIA Recognition Day

18    Mon     Happy 74th Birthday - US Air Force (1947)

18    Mon     Happy 74th Birthday - Air National Guard (1947)

19    Sun      National Thank A Police Officer Day

22   Wed     Autumn Begins

26   Tue      Gold Star Mothers Day

27 - 3           Myrtle Beach Fall Rally, Murrels Inlet, SC

11th Annual Cpl John C. Bishop 2/9 Echo Company Memorial Ride (PGR-IN), Versailles, IN

Never Forget 9/11 Ride & Drive Around Beltway, Batavia, OH


SEF  -  Special Events Flyers on our Web Page



OCTOBER 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

AGENT ORANGE AWARENESS MONTH


2    SAT       RIDE - PERRYVILLE BATTLEFIELD  RE-ENACTMENT, Perryville, KY

7    THU      ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

9    SAT       DEVIL'S STAIRCASE HILL CLIMB (9-10), Orgeonia, OH (sef)

18  SAT       RIDE - COURT DAYS FESTIVAL - DOWNTOWN, Mount Sterling, KY

FYI:

27 - 3          Myrtle Beach Fall Rally, Murrels Inlet, SC

11    Sat       Columbus Day

13    Mon    Happy 246th Birthday - US Navy (1775)

14    Thu     Cuban Missile Crisis Begins (1962)

15 - 18         29th Annual Bike Fest, Daytonia Beach, FL

16    Sat      National Bosses Day

17    Sun     Happy 56th Birthday - The Young Marines (1965)

23    Sat      Bombing of the Marine Barrack in Beirut (1983)

24    Sun     United Nations Day

25    Mon    US Invades Grenada (1983)

26    Tue     National Day of Deployment

31     Sun     Halloween

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

4th Annual Covered Bridge Ride (RFL), Middleton, OH

21st Thunder Beach Autumn Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, FL

NKY Young Marines Birthday Ball

Salt Festival, Big Bone Lick State Park, Union, KY


NOVEMBER 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

NATIONAL MILITARY FAMILY MONTH

WARRIOR CARE MONTH

NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH

4      THU      ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

7       SUN     HIGHLAND HEIGHTS VETERANS DAY CEREMONY, Fort Mitchell, KY

10    WED    HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (1775)

11     THU     DAV 5K WALK, ROLLM RUN, RIDE & MC ESCORT, Cincinnati, OH

11     SUN     HONOR RUN HALF MARATHON & MC ESCORT, Florence Mall, Florence, KY

FYI:

2     Tue      Election Day

7     Sun      Daylight Savings Time Ends

8     Mon    Happy 16th Birthday - Patriot Guard Riders

11    Sun      Veterans Day

11    Sun      Armistice Remembrance Day

25   Thu     Thanksgiving

Florence Veterans Day Ceremonies & Parade

Local Marine Corps Birthday Celebration, Smokin This & That Bar-B-Q, Florence, KY

St Elizabeth Hospice Veterans Appreciation Luncheon, Erlanger, KY

Veterans Day Parade, Batavia, OH



DECEMBER 2021 - During this Coronavirus Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

2   THU      ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY

FYI:

1      Wed    Happy 80th Birthday - The Civil Air Patrol (1941)

7      Tue     Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (1941)

13    Mon   Happy 385th Birthday - Army National Guard (1636)

21    Tue    Winter Begins

25    Sat     Christmas

31    Fri      New Year's Eve

National Wreaths Across America, Arlington Cemetery, Washington, DC

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


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