US Marine Riders Association     

2021 CALENDER 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)

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)
 


FEBRUARY  2021 -

4    THU   ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, KY
20  SAT   POLAR PLUNGE WITH THE NKY YOUNG MARINES, 25 Fairfiled Ave (Old Joe's Crab Shack) Bellevue, KY

FYI:
2     Tue    Ground Hog Day
3     Wed   Four Chaplain's Day (1966)
6     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)
27   Sat     Battle of Java Sea (1942)
28  Sun    Persian Gulf War Ends (1991)
29  Mon   National Vietnam War Veterans Day

NKY Polar Plunge, Joe's Crab Shack, Bellevue, KY 
NKY Young Marines Information Session, Kenton County Library, Erlanger, KY 



MARCH  2021  -
NATIONAL VIETNAM VETERANS DAY
MONTH OF THE MILITARY CAREGIVER

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

FYI:
3     Wed   Navy Reserve Birthday (1915)
4     Thu    Hug A GI Day
5     Fri      SeeBee's Birthday (1943)
12 -14       Annual Cavalcade of Customs Car & Bike Show (61st), Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH
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    Medal of Honor Day
28   Sun    Palm Sunday 
29   Sun    National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Dayton Bike Week, Daytona, FL
 


APRIL   2021  -

MONTH OF THE MILITARY CHILD


1  THU   ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, 7905 Dream Street, Florence, 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    Air Force Reserve Birthday (1948) 

22   Thu    Earth Day

23   Fri      Army eserve Birthday (1908)


Fish Fry - NKY Young Marines  

Let Us Never Forget Dinner, Loveland, OH

Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, FL



MAY  2021   - 

NATIONAL  MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH 

MONTH OF THE MILITARY CAREGIVER  

MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS MONTH


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

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



FYI:  

1     Sat       May Day 

7     Fri       Military Spouses Appreciation Day

8     Sat      76st Anniversary of VE Day

9     Sun     Mother's Day

13   Thu     Children of the Fallen Patriot;s Day  

15   Sat       Armed Forces Day

15   Sat       National Peace Officer Memorial Day  

31   Mon    Memorial Day   


Florence Memorial Day Ceremonies and Parade

Rolling To Remember (AmVets) Washington, DC

Run for the Son (CMA)

82nd Myrtle Beach Spring Fling, Mreels Inlet, SC



JUNE   2021  - 

PTSD AWARENESS MONTH


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


FYI:  

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    US Army's 246th Birthday (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

Florence Independence Day Parade and Celebration, Florence, KY
SSG Matt Maupin Ride Memorial Ride, Batavia, OH
Support the Troops Ride, Alexandria, KY
Ride to Remember (PGR-IN), Batesville, IN
US Highway 25 Yard Sale (Corbin to Richwoond, KY) 

GWRRA  =  Gold Wing Road Riders Association



JULY  2021 -


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


FYI: 

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

4           Sun    Independence Day 

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

15 - 18             Kentucky Bike Rally, Sturgis, KY 

26        Mon    American with Disabilites Act Signed (1953)

27        Tue      End of Korean War (1953) 


Annual Bike Blessing (AFR), Harrison, IN

SSG Matt Maupin Memorial Ride, Batavia, OH
GWRRA  =  Gold Wind Road Riders Association



AUGUST  2021 - 
ANTI TERRORISM AWARENESS MONTH

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

FYI:  
4     Wed   Happy 231th Birthday to the US Coast Guard (1790)
7     Sat      Desert Storm - Persian Gulf War Begins (1990)
7     Sat      National Purple Heart Day
29   Sun    Happy 105th Birthday to the Marine Corps Reserve (1916)


81st Sturgis Black Hills Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis, SD
Never Forget 9/11 Ride and Drive, Batavia, OH
VetFest Ohio 2021, Ohio  Renaissance Festival Grounds, Waynesville, OH
Worlds Largest Yard Sale - Highway 127, Addiston, MI to Gadsden, AL



SEPTEMBER  2021 -

NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH


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


FYI:  

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

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 

17   Fri       Constitution Day

17   Fri       National POW/MIA Recognition Day

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

18   Mon    Happy 74th Birthday to the 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
Benefit Ride-Cruising to Combat PTSD, Ludlow Vets Hall, Ludlow, KY
Easy Ride Rodeo Tour, Chillicothe, OH
KY Bike Rally, Sturgis, KY
Tunnel to Towers 5K & MC Escort, Cresent Springs Community Park, Cresent Spring, KY
Never Forget 9/11 Ride & Drive Around Beltway, Batavia, OH 
Vintage Motorcycle Rally, Burlington Fair Grounds, Burlington, KY



OCTOBER  2021 -

AGENT ORANGE AWARENESS MONTH


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


FYI:  


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

11   Sat      Columbus Day    

13   Mon   Happy 246th Birthday to the US Navy (1775)

14   Thu    Cuban Missile Crisis Begins (1962)

16   Sat     National Bosses Day

17   Sun    Happy 56th Birthday to 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


4th Annual Covered Bridge Ride (RFL), Middleton, OH
21st Thunder Beach Autumn Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, FL
29th Annual Bike Fest, Daytona Beach, FL
Devils Staircase Hill Climb, Oregonia, OH
Myrtle Beach Fall Rally, Murrels Inlet, SC
NKY Young Marines Birthday Ball
Salt Festival, Big Bone Lick State Park, Union, KY
US Marine Corps Marathon, Washington, DC




NOVEMBER  2021 - 

NATIONAL MILITARY FAMILY MONTH

WARRIOR CARE MONTH

NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH


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

10   WED   Happy 246 Birthday to the United States Marine Corps (1775)


FYI:  

2    Tue     Election Day

7    Sun     Daylight Savings Time Ends  

8    Mon   Happy 16th Birthday to the Patriot Guard Riders

11   Sun     Veterans Day

11   Sun     Armistice Remembrance Day   

25  Thu    Thanksgiving


DAV 5k Run, Walk, Ride & MC Escort, Cincinnati, OH

Florence Veterans Day Ceremonies & Parade

Highland Cemetery Veterans Day Ceremony, Highland Cemetery, Ft Mitchell, KY
Honor Run Half Marathon & MC Escort, Florence Mall, Florence, KY
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 -


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


FYI:  

1     Wed   Happy 80th Birthday to the Civil Air Patrol (1941)

7     Tue    Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (1941)

13   Mon  Happy 385th Birthday to the 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