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US Marine Riders Association

2022 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

JANUARY     202​2 -   During the Corona Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

NATIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT APRRECIATION DAY

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

8     SAT      ANNUAL CAVALCADE OF CUSTOMS CARS & BIKE SHOW, Duke Energy Center, Cincinnati, OH 

9     SUN     ROLLING THUNDER CHAPTER 5, American Legion Post 8, 1230 Man-O-War, Lexington, KY

13  THU    FUNERAL (V)  JAMES B. KNASEL (87) USA, Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Latonia, KY

14  FRI      FUNERAL (S,E,I)  JAMES B. KNASEL (87) USA, Holy Cross Catholic Church, Latonia, KY

15  SAT     FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) MICHAEL NEWCOMB (78) USMC-Vietnam, Floral Hills Funeral Home, Covington, KY

17  MON   FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) CARL A. LEMING (98) US Army Air Corps - Captain, WWII, Florence, KY

21  FRI      FUNERAL (E)  EUGENE B. HOPKINS (81)  USAF - Airman First Class, Williamstown, KY

29  SAT       GARAGE BREWED MOTORCYCLE SHOW, Rhiegeistt Brewery, 1910 Elm Street Cincinnati, OH 

31  MON   FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) DONALD R. LANCASTER (96) USN-WWII, Floral Hills Funeral Home, Covington, KY

FYI:

1      Sat     New Years Day

4     Tue    GWRRA - Chapter G Meeting, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

9     Sun    National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day 

14 - 16       Kentucky Motorcycle Association/KBA 40th Year 2022 Freedom Fighters Forum, 

                   Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, Lake Cumberland, KY

17   Mon   31st Anniversary Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm (1991)

20  Thu    Presidential Inauguration Day

27   Thu    US - Vietnam Peace Accord (1973)

27   Thu    US - Vietnam Cease Fire Day (1973)

29   Sat      Polar Plunge, The Banks, Cincinnati, OH


AIM Expo, Greater Columbus Convention Center, Columbus, OH  (Unconfirmed)

GWRRA  =  Goldwing Road Riders Association

KBA         =   Kentucky Bikers Association 

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

 

FEBRUARY     2022​ -   During the Corona Virus Pandemic - Stay Safe and Take Care of Yourself

NATIONAL SALUTE TO VETERAN PATIENTS

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

9   WED     FUNERAL (V,S) EDWARD B. TILLEY (66) USMC, Floral Hills Funeral Home, Taylor Mill, KY

12   SAT      NKY YOUNG MARINES INFORMATIONAL SESSION, Marshall Schildmeyer VFW Post 6096, 343 E. 47th St, Latonia, KY 

15   TUE     FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) GAIL P. ENLOW (74), USAF - Sergeant - Vietnam, Floral Hills Funeral Home, Taylor Mill, KY

20  SUN     77th ANNIVERSARY OF  IWO  JIMA  FLAG  RAISING  CEREMONY (1945), Franklin R. Sousley VFW Post 1834, 

          &         1335 Mt. Sterling Rd, Flemingsburg, KY at 1200 hours

20  SUN     PVT  FRANKLIN R. SOUSLEY  USMC CEREMONY, Elizaville Cemetery (4 miles west of Flemingsburg off Hwy 32)

                       Ewing Rd, Flemingsburg, KY at 1400 hours (one of the Marines who posted he flag)

24 THU      MEETING WITH MAYOR OF FLORENCE, Florence Government Center, Florence, KY

24  THU     FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) THOMAS F. MASON, JR (94) USA - PFC -WWII, Kento-Boo Baptish Church, Florence, KY

26  SAT      SHOW OF SHOWS (23-27), 937 Phillips Lane, Lousiville, KY 

28 MON    FUNERAL (V,S,I) FRANCIS T. POLLARD (63) USMC & USA - CWO4, Williamstown, KY


FYI:

1          Tue       GWRRA Chapter G Meeting, Golden Corral, Houston Road, Florence, KY

2          Wed     Ground Hog Day

3          Thu      Four Chaplains Day (1966)

4          Fri        USO's Birthday (1941)

14        Mon     Valentine's Day

14 - 19              National Salute to Veteran Patients

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

18 - 20             30th Annual Motorcycle and Powersports Expo, State Fair Grounds, Indianapolis, IN

19        Sat        Coast Guard Reserve's Birthday (1898)

21        Mon     President's Day

27        Thu      Battle of Java Sea (1942)

28        Fri        Persian Gulf War Ends (1991)

GWRRA  =  Goldwing Road Riders Association

NKY         =  Northern Kentucky 

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

MARCH     2022 -     NATIONAL VIETNAM VETERANS DAY

                                        MONTH OF THE MILITARY CAREGIVER             

1      TUE     GWRRA CHAPTER G MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

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

5     SAT      A TRIBUTE TO OUR VETERANS EXHIBIT (3-5), Batesville Historical Center, 15 W. George St, Batesville, IN

12   SAT      NKY YOUNG MARINES INFORMATIONAL SESSION, Marshall Schildmeyer VFW Post 6096, 

                      343 E. 47th St, Latonia, KY (sef) at 1000 hrs

13   SUN    PATRIOTS LANDING GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY, 330 Eibeck Lane, Williamstown, KY 

19   SAT     DRIVE BY BIRTHDAY FOR GIERACH (95) USA Air Force, (IGY6) 

                     First Baptist Church of Milford, 1637 Woodville Pike, Milford, OH 

23  WED   FUNERAL (V,S) ROBERT "BOB" A. WOODS (71), USA-SP5 - Vietnam Veteran - OH-PGR State Captain, 

                     Mueller Funeral Home, Mason, OH

25   FRI      FUNERAL (V,S,I) DONNA R, RESNICK (81),  USA-WAC, Floral Hills Funeral Home, Taylor Mill, KY

26  SAT      COVINGTON VIETNAM FALLEN MEMORIAL DEDICATION, 3800 Church St, Covington, KY at 1300 hrs 

26  SAT      1ST ANNUAL PATRIOTS LANDING BANQUET, The Mount Church, 400 Eibeck Lane, Williamstown, KY at 1800 hrs 

28  MON    FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) JACKIE L. THOMPSON. USMC - LCpl = Vietnam Veteran, 

                      Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home, Williamstown, KY                                                      

29  TUE     VIETNAM WELCOME HOME CEREMONY, National Veterans Memorial Museum, 300 W. Broad St, Columbus, OH 

29  TUE     NATIONAL VIETNAM WAR DAY, Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Frankfort, KY 

30  WED   FUNERAL (S,E,I) ROBERT T. MACHOWSKI (99), US Army Air Corp - Sgt - WWII, Saint Dixie Highway, Fort Wright, KY

FYI:

3     Thu   Navy Reserve 107th Birthday (1915)

4     Fri     Hug A GI Day

4 - 13        81st Annual Daytona Bike Week, Daytona Beach, FL 

5     Sat     Seabees 80th Birthday (1942)

13   Sun   Daylight Saving Time Begins

13   Sun   K9 Veterans Day

17   Thu   Saint Patrick's Day

20   Sun  Spring Begins

20   Sun  Operation Iraq Freedom Begins (2003)

25   Fri    National Medal of Honor Day

29   Tue  National Vietnam War Veterans Day

29   Tue  KY Vietnam Veterans Memorial Ceremony, 364 Vernon Cooper Lane, Frankfort, KY (sef)

IGY6       =   I Got Your Six with a Cheek Kiss

GWRRA =  Goldwing Road Riders Assoicaiton

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


APRIL     2022 -      MONTH OF THE MILITAR Y CHILD

                                      GOLD STA R SPOUSES DAY 

5    TUE     FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) RAYMOND R. GEIER (73), US Marine Corps - Sgt - Vietnam, Stith Funeral Home, Florence, KY

5    TUE      GWRRA Monthly Meeting, America Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

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

   SAT     A NIGHT TO REMEMBER OUR FALLEN HEROES (YRSC), Oasis Golf Club & Conference Center, 

                      902 Loveland-Miamiville Road, Loveland, OH 

11   SUN     RUN FOR THE SON PRE RIDE, Indian Dealership, Richwood , KY

12   TUE    FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) JOHN C. HALL (63), US Army - SP4, Middendorf Funeral Home, Ft Wright, KY

13   WED   NKU-NKY MUC VET-MIX, 7926 Alexandria Pike, Suite 1, Alexandria, KY at 1600 hrs 

15    FRI     FUNERAL (E,I) THEODORE R. PADGETT JR (87) US Army - Cpl (T), Don Catchen Funeral Home, Elsmere, KY

15    FRI     RIDE - KY VIETNAM VETERANS SUN DIAL MEMORIAL, Frankfort, KY

                          &       TOH - GOLD STAR MOTHER MEMORIAL, Frankfort, KY                              

16   SAT      TOH RIDE -  WILLIAMSTOWN, STANTON AND  LEXINGTON, KY                        (POSTPONED)  

19   TUE     TRI-STATE HONOR FLIGHT, Cincinnati International Airport, Hebron, KY                          

23   SAT     MEMORIAL RIDES - WILLIAMSTON (GSFM), WINCHESTER (VM) AND LEXINGTON (GSGM), KY

                      TOH RIDE -  STANTON, KY

26   TUE     RELOCATION OF THE BOONE WOODS PARK VIETNAM MEMORIAL, 

                      Burlington Commons, Burlington, KY at 1600 hrs 

28 - 1           TENNESSEE DISTRICT SPRING FLING (GWRRA), Pigeon Forge, TN 

                       TOH -  JACKSONBORO, TN

                      TOH -  CLINTON, TN

30  SAT      FUNERAL (V,S)  JAMES W. LAMBERT (63) USMC, Stith Funeral Home, Florence

FYI:

1      Fri      April Fools Day

2      Sat     Spring Fling Poker Run (KMA/KBA), VFW Post 6423, 4425, Dixie Highway, Elsmere, KY (sef)

5      Tue    Gold Star Spouses Day

5      Tue     GWRRA Meeting, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

9      Sat     National Former POW Recognition Day

10    Sun    Palm Sunday

14    Thu    Air Force Reserve 74th Birthday (1948)

15     Fri     Good Friday

17     Sun    Easter

22    Fri      Earth Day

23    Sat      Army Reserve 114th Birthday (1908)

23    Sat      GWRRA Tech Day, 120 Main Street, Walton, KY

27 - 1           24th Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally, Panama City, FL

28   Thu     Holocaust Remembrance Day

30    Sat      National Military Brats Day

GSFM           =    Gold Star Family Memoiral

GWRRA       =    Goldwing Road Riders Association

KMA/KBA   =    Kentucky Motorcycle Association/Kentucky Bikers Association

TOH              =   Tour of Honor Ride (https://www.tourofhonor.com/)

VM                 =   Veterans Memorial

YRSC             =    Yellow Ribbon Support Center

 

MAY     2022 -      NATIONAL MILITARY SPOUSES APPRECIATION DAY

                                  MONTH OF THE MILITART CARE GIVER

                                  MOTORCYCLE AWARENESS MONTH  

1     SUN      CRUISIN TO A CURE FOR ALS, Downtown, Lawrenceburg, IN 

3    TUE       GWRRA Monthly Meeting, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

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

5    THU      HAPPY 16TH ANNIVERSARY TO THE US MARINE RIDERS ASSOCIATION (2005)

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

10  TUE       FUNERAL (V) ROBERT F. GREENE (91) US Army - Colonel - Retired, Linneman Funeral Home, Burlington, KY

11   WED     FUNERAL (S) ROBERT F. GREENE (91) Service at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Burlington, KY

                         (E,I) Followed by an Escort and Internment at St. Mary Cemetery at Ft. Mitchell, KY

11   WED     ESCORT MIA - CPL DONALD L. MENHEM (21) US ARMY (RT KY 5) Louisville Airport, Louisvile to Whitesburg, KY

13   FRI        DEDICATION CEREMONY OF GOLD STAR FAMILIES MEMORIAL, 

                           KY Veterans Cemetery North, Williamstown, KY at  1100 hours 

14     SAT     WILLIAMSTOWN AMERICAN LEGION POST AUCTION, Williamstown, KY 

20    FRI      FUNERAL (V) WILLIAM M. COLDIRON (58) Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home, Independence, KY

21     SAT     FUNERAL (S,E,I) WIILLIAM M. COLDIRON (58) Chambers & Grubs Funeral Home, Independence, KY

22    SUN     EYES OF FREEDOM EXHIBIT - LIMA 3/5 PAINTING, National Veterans Memorial Museum,

                           300 West Broad Street, Columbus, KY 

23   MON    MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE, Heroes Park, 6032 Morris Road, Fairfield, OH at 1830 hrs 

24   TUE      TRI STATE HONOR FLIGHT, Cincinnati International Airport (CVG), Hebron, KY (SEF

28    SAT     HEADSTONE FLAGS HONORING FALLEN VETERANS (NKY YM'S) Mother of God Cemetery

                           2701 Latonia Avenue, Covington, KY at 0900 hours 

29   SUN      REMEMBERING AND HONORING 14 MIA'S (Rolling Thunder Chapter 5) Florence Memorial Park and Crescent Springs                                 Community Spring Park, Crescent Springs, KY                             

30    MON   FLORENCE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE, Boone County High School, Florence, KY

           &         FLORENCE MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY, Florence Government Center, Florence, KY

FYI:

1      Sun    May Day

1      Sun    Silver Star Service Banner Day

6     Fri      Military Spouses Appreciation Day

6-12           National Nurses Week

7     Sat      KMA Mothers Day Bike Show, Indian Dealership, Richwood, KY

8     Sun    77th Anniversary of VE Day

8     Sun    Mother's Day

13   Fri      Children of Fallen Patriots Day

15    Sun    National Peace Officers Memorial Day

13 - 22       Annual Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Week, Murrels Inlet. SC

18 - 28       Run For The Wall XXXII (AMVETS), Washington, DC

21    Sat     Armed Forces Day 

21    Sat     KMA Bike Show, Indian Dealership, Richwood, KY

29   Sun    Rolling To Remember (AMVETS), Washington, DC

29   Sun    Ride to Remember (RT9) Cincinnati to Cleveland, OH  

30   Mon   Memorial Day

AMVETS  =   American Veterans                                                                                           RT9    =  Rolling Thunder Chapeter 9 - Cincinnati< OH          

GWRRA   =    Gold Wing Road Riders Association                                                           CMA   =  Christian Motorcycle Associaiton                                  V,S,E,I  = Visitation, Service, Escort, Internment

RT5            =   Rolling Thunder Chapter 5, Lexington, KY                                               KMA  =  Kentucky Motorcycle Association                                    MIA      = Missing In Action


JUNE     2022 -      PTSD AWARENESS MONTH

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

3 - 4           FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) THOMAS J. HUELSMAN (75), US Navy, Chief of Walton Police- Retired, 

                       All Saints Catholic Church, Walton, KY

4   SAT     OFFICER SONY KIM MEMORIAL RIDE, Cincinnati, OH 

7   TUE     GWRRA MONTHLY MEETING, America Legion Post 4, Florence, KY   

11  SAT     ANNUAL RIDE TO REMEMBER (11-12) (IN-PGR), Liberty Park, Batesville, IN 

16 THU    FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) JAMES P. TIMON JR (92) US Army- Corporal-Korean War, 

                       Mother of God Catholic Church, Covington, KY

18 SAT      NKY YOUNG MARINES RECRUIT CLASS GRADUATION, 6430 Hopeful Church Rd, Florence, KY 

25  SAT     KY HIGHLAND RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL, Eminence, Kentucky

28  TUE    NKY YM'S QUARTER AUCTION, Fort Wright Civic Center, 115 Kennedy Road, Covington, KY 

FYI:

2 - 4          Yard Sale - American Legion Post 0137, 1106 North Main St, Williamstown, KY

3    Fri       Goldwing Kentucky Ride In (3-4), American Legion Post 121, Bardstown, KY  

10 - 12      PGR-KY Gathering of the Guard, Danville, KY

12   Sun   Women's Veteran Day

14   Tue    Happy Birthday - US Army Birthday (1775)

14   Tue    US Flag Day

18   Sat     GWRRA Ride - Aviation Museum of KY, Lexington, KY

18   Sat      Ohio Historic Bridges, Bikes & Blues ride, Preble County High School, Camden, OH  

21  Tue     Summer Begins

22 -26      Air Power History Tour (22-26) Springfield Municipal Airport, Springfiled, OH  

23  Thu    US Coast Guard Auxiliary 82nd Birthday (1939)

24   Fri     Union Celebrates America Parade, Union, KY  

27   Mon  PTSD Awareness Day

28 - 2        Wing Ding 43 (GWRRA), Shreveport, LA


2022 Kentucky Highland Renaissance Festival Themed Weekends

6/4 & 6/5        -     Celebrate our 17th Year            6/11 & 6/12 -  Pirate Weekend        6/18 & 6/19 - Viking Weekend

6/25 & 6/26 -  Fools & Villians Weekend        7/2 & 7/3 -     Christmas in July     7/16 & 717 -    Celtic Weekend  

IN-PGR           =  Indiana Patriot Guard Riders

GWRRA          =  Goldwing Road Riders Association

IN-PGR           =  Indiana Patriot Guard Riders

NKY - YM'S    = Northern Kentucky Young Marines


JULY     2022 -  

2    SAT     4th of JULY PARADE / MOTORCYCLE ESCORT WITH THE NKY YOUNG MARINES, Fort Thomas, KY  

5    TUE     FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) MARVIN H. PRICE, JR (72) US Marine Corps, Latonia, KY

5    TUE     GWRRA MONTHLY MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

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

10  SUN    NKY YOUNG MARINES VOLUNTEER CLEAN UP PROGRAM, Hebron, KY

          &       TOH  RIDE -  ARLINGTON EAST HILL CEMETERY, Military & First Responders Honor Park, Alexandria, IN

20 WED   FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) HAROLD D. HAYES, (85) US Air Force - Korea, Taylor Mill, KY

22 FRI       ESCORT - TRAVELING VIETNAM MEMORIAL WALL, Crestview Hills, KY to Maysville, KY

23 SAT      FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) MICHAEL J. KEMPER (69), PGR - KY, Florence, KY

23  SAT     SSG MATT MAUPIN SCHOLARSHIP RIDE, West Clermont High School, Batavia, OH  

28  THU   SP5 EDWARD "EDDIE" BARLOW, USA-KIA-VIETNAM, Highway Sign Dedication, Brulington, KY  

30  SAT    LLOYD WILDLIFE AREA EVENT W/NKY YOUNG MARINES, Crittenden, KY

30  SAT    CYNTHIANA BIKE NIGHT, Downtown, Cynthiana, KY  

30  SAT    COMBAT VETS TRI-STATE TOUR, Longnecks, 1219 Frogtown Connectio, Union, KY  

FYI:

28 - 2       Wing Ding 43, Shreveport, LA

2    Sat      Rising Sun Indiana Stars and Stripes Celebration, Rising Sun, IN  

3    Sun     Thank A Vet Day, VFW Post 7570, 9160 Lawrenceburg Road, Harrison, OH

4    Mon    Independence Day

10  Sun     2022 Show Your Pride Car Show, Main Street, Rising Sun, IN  

13 - 17       Kentucky Bike Rally, Sturgis, KY

15  Fri       IHM Summer Festival, Burlington Fair Grounds, Burlington, KY  

16  Sat       NKY Young Marines Fun Outing, Kelly Farm, Demossville, KY  

17  Sun      Bacon, Bourbon, Brew Festival, Riverboat Row, Newport, KY  

23  Sat      3rd Annual Support Our Troops Ride, Barrett's Pour house, Alexandria, KY

26  Tue     American With Disabilities Act Signed (1990)

27  Wed    End of Korean War (1953)

29  Fri       Army Chaplin Corps 247th Anniversary (1775)  

30  Sat      1st Responders Annual Benefit Ride, Queen City Harley Davidson, West Chester, OH  

2022 Kentucky Highland Renaissance Festival Themed Weekends:

6/4 & 6/5      - Celebrate our 17th Year      6/11 & 6/12 - Pirate Weekend    6/18 & 6/19 - Viking Weekend

6/25 & 6/26 - Fools & Villians Weekend  7/2 & 7/3 - Christmas in July     7/16 & 7/17 - Celtic Weekend 

TOH     =   Tour of Honor Ride 

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



AUGUST     2022 -       ANTI TERRORISM AWARENESS MONTH

2     TUE     GWRRA MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

3     WED   ZACK SOLMON 5K RUN MEETING, Boone County Public Library (Scheben Branch), Union, KY   

                      (RESCHEDLED Aug 9th)

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

                      (CANCELLED)

6     SAT      BACK THE HEROES RUMBLE CAR SHOW, Batavia, OH  

7     SUN      FLEA IN THE FORT, Fort Thomas Mess Hall, Fort Thomas, KY  

9     TUE      ZACK SOLMON 5K RUN MEEETING, Boone County Public Library (Scheben Branch), Union, KY

10   WED    FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) CHARLES O. MOORE JR (72) US Army - SP4 -Vietnam, Burlington, KY

13   SAT       BOONE COUNTY 4-H AND UTOPIA FAIR (8-13), Burlington Fair Grounds, Burlington, KY  

19   FRI       FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) JERRY W. STURDIVANT (76), US Army - SP4 - Vietnam, Independence, KY

19 & 20       FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) REUBEN C. HINSDALE (17), Army JROTC, Independence, KY

20  SAT       10TH ANNUAL FALLEN HERO MEMORIAL RIDE, USVMC Clubhouse, 717 W. Xenia Dr, Fairborn, OH 

           &          VETFEST OHIO 2022, Ohio Renaissance Festival Grounds, 10542 OH-73, Waynesville, OH 

27   SAT       FEED THE NEED, Beechgrove Baptist Church, 450 Independence Station Rd, Independence, KY  

28  SUN       PARK & RIDES FOR HEROES, Car & Motorcycle Show, AJ Jolly Park, Alexandria, KY  

30  TUE       ZACK SOLMON 5K RUN MEEETING, Bone County Public Library (Scheben Branch), Union, KY

FYI:

4 - 7           Worlds Longest Yard Sale, Highway 127 (thru your back yard)  

4    Thu      US Coast Guard Birthday (1790)

5 - 14          82nd Annual Sturgis Black Hills Round-Up, Sturgis, SD

6    Sat        KMA/KBA District 4 - Annual Fallen Riders Ride at Point Park, Carrolton, kY

7     Sun      National Purple Heart Day

7     Sun      Desert Storm - Persian Gulf War Ends (1991)

8 - 13          Boone County Fair, Burlington Fair Grounds, Burlington, KY  

10 Wed      Agent Orange Awareness Day 

13   Sat       4th Annual Warren county Veterans Appreciation Picnic, Warren County Fair Grounds, Lebanon, OH  

13   Sat       Great Inland Seafood Festival (11-14), Riverboat Row, Newport, KY  

13   Sat       Vets'N Corvettes Y'All, Boone County Public Library - Hebron Branch, Hebron, KY  

13   Sat       KMA/KBA District 4 - Scavenger Hunt, Union, KY

14   Sun     Salt Lake Festival, Boone Lick State Park, Union, KY 

14   Sun     Navajo Code Talkers Day

16   Tue     National Airborne Day

27   Sat      KY Goldwing Blast District Rally (25-27), 2405 Lebanon Road, Danville, KY  

29   Mon   Marine Corps Reserve Birthday (1916)

GWRRA      =    Goldwing Road Riders Association

KMA/KBA  =   Kentucly Motorcycle Association / Kentucky Bikers Association

RT5              =   Rolling Thunder Chapter 5, Lexington, KY

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


SEPTEMBER     2022 -      NATIONAL SUICIDE PREVENTION MONTH

                                                   NATIONAL SERVICE DOG MONTH


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

3    SAT     2022 LUNKEN AIRPORT DAYS, Lunken Airport, Cincinnati, OH  

          &       41st ANNUAL OLD TIMERS' DAY, Rabbit Hash General Store, Rabbit Hash, KY  

6    TUE    CHAPTER G (GWRRA) MEETIMG, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY

10  SAT     TUNNEL TO TOWERS & MC ESCORT, Crescent Springs Community Park, Crescent Springs, KY  

10  SAT     VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE RALLY (9 - 11), British Motorcycle Club of Cincinnati, 

                         Boone County Fairgrounds, Burlington, KY  

11   SUN    REMEMBERING OUR FALLEN, Manor House, 7444 S. Mason Montgomery Rd, Mason, OH  

14  WED   ZACK SOLMON 5K RUN MEEETING, Bone County Public Library (Scheben Branch), Union, KY

17   SAT     SAND RUN CAR SHOW, 1327 North Bend Road, Hebron, KY  

20 TUE     HONOR FLIGHT - TRI STATE, Cincinnati Airport (CVG), Hebron, KY  

24 SAT      THE MARINE CORPS LEAGUE 5K FUN RUN, Warren County Armco Park, Lebannon, OH  

24 SAT      LEBANON COUNTY APPLEFEST (24-25), Warren County Fairgrounds, Lebanon, OH  

25  SUN     SPC ZACK SOLOMON 5K RUN, Boone County Arboretum, Union, KY   

26  MON   FUNERAL (V,S) DOUGLAS W. NEYMAN II (79), Radel Funeral home, Newport, KY

28  WED   WELCOME HOME VETERANS EVENT, Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Rd, Blue Ash, OH  

29  THU    DRIVE BY BIRTHDAY PARADE - OPERATION 101 YEARS OLD - 8200 Ewing Rd, Florence, KY  

FYI:

2   Fri     National VJ DAY (Victory over Japan (1945)

3   Sat     East Riders Rodeo tour, Chillicothe, OH (Cancelled)

3 - 4        Daniel Boone Pioneer Festival, Winchester, KY

3 - 30      Ohio Renaissance Festival, Ohio 73, Waynesville, OH

5   Mon  Labor Day

10 Sat     KMA/KBA Thunder for Disabled Veterans Ride, General Butler State Park, Carrolton, KY

11  Sun    Patriot Day

11  Sun    Grandfather Day

16 Fri      National POW/MIA Recognition Day

16 Fri      National POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony, KY  Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Frankfort, KY  

17  Sat     17th Annual Central KY Celtic Festival, KY Renaissance Fair Site, Eminence, KY

17  Sat     Family Camp Out/Picnic (16-18), Big Bone lick Camp Grounds, Union, KY

17  Sat     Healing Field Memorial Ride, American Legion POst 34, 725 West Broadway, Lawrenceburg, KY  

18  Sun   Burlington Antique Show, Burlington Fair Grounds, Burlingotn, kY

18  Sun   Air Force 75th Birthday (1947)

18  Sun   Air National Guard 75th Birthday (1947)

22  Thu   Autumn Begins

23 - 25    Oktoberfest Riverboat Row, Newport, KY  

24  Sat     Cruising to Combat PTSD Benefit Ride, Silent Auction & Raffle, Longnecks, Walton, KY  

25  Sun   Gold Star Mothers Day

26 - 2      Myrtle Beach Fall Rally, Murrels Inlet, SC

28 - 3      WWII  LST 325 War Ship on Display, Sawyer Point, Cincinnati, OH  


Teddy Bear Run, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY


GWRRA     =    Goldwing Road Ridges Association

KMA/KBA =   Kentucly Motorcycle Association / Kentucky Bikers Association

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


OCTOBER     2022 -      AGENT ORANGE AWARENESS MONTH

1     SAT     WWII SHIP - LST 325 WAR SHIP ON DISPLAY (28-3), Sawyer Point, Cincinnati, OH  

4    TUE     GWRRA MEETING, American Legion Post 4, Florence, KY (dna)

6    THU    ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Dream Street, Florence, KY  (canc)

7    FRI       FUNERAL (I) JEROME H. ROETTGERS (98) Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Cincinnati, OH (OH-PGR)

8    SAT      TUSKEGEE AIRMAN MEMORIAL DEDICATION (PGR-IN), Freeman Municpal Airport, Seymour, IN

12  WED    FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) ROBERT H. DOOLAN (104), St Antoninus Church, 1500 Linnerman Rd, Cincinnati, OH(OH-PGR))

15  SAT      SALT FESTIVAL (14-16), Big Bone Lick State Historical Park, Union, KY  

22  SAT     NKY YOUNG MARINES YARD SALE, Marshall Schildmeyer VFW Post 6095, 343 E. 47th Street, Covington, KY  

22  SAT     FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) CARROL C.  "BUD" RICE JR (85), US Army, Burlington Baptist Church, Burlington, KY

24  MON   FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) THOMAS L. REYNOLDS JR (76), US Army. Floral Hill Funeral Home, Covington, KY

25  TUE     HONOR FLIGHT - TRI STATE, Cincinnati Airport (CVG), Hebron, KY  

27  THU     FUNERAL (V,S) MARY E. SWENK (92) WAF, First Church of Christ, Burlington, KY

28  FRI       FUNERAL (I) MARY E. SWENK (92) WAF, Floral Hills Funeral Home, Taylor Mill, KY

29  SAT      NORTHERN KY YOUNG MARINES BIRTHDAY BALL, Kenton Cty Gov't Ctr, 1840 Simon Kenton Rd, Covington, KY   

31  MON    FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) JUNIOR A. FOSTER (92) US Navy, Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Bellevue, KY                                           

FYI:

1        Sat      The Cause is Greater Than The Ride, Prospect Park, Louisville, KY

3-30             Ohio Renaissance Festival, Ohio 73, Waynesville, OH

4       Tue     Quarter Auction - Wreaths For KVCN Veterans, Ralph Fulton Post 4434, 4435 Dixie Hwy, Erlanger, KY  

7       Fri       Operation Enduring Freedom Began (2001)

7 - 9              Wool Fest, Falmouth, KY

8       Sat       Ohio Sauerkraut Festival (7-9), Warrenville, OH

8 - 9              Perryville Battlefield Re-Enactment, Perryville, KY

8 - 9              73rd Annual Devils Staircase Pro Hill Climbs, Oregonia, OH  

10     Mon    Columbus Day

13     Thu      US Navy 247th Birthday (1775)

14     Fri        Cuban Missile Crisis Begins (1962)

15     Sat        Court House Days (14-16), Downtown, Mount Sterling, KY

16     Sun      National Bosses Day

17     Mon     Happy 57th Birthday - Young Marines Program

17     Mon     Trunk or Treat, Harley Davidson, Florence, KY

19 - 23           22nd Thunder Beach Autumn Motorcycle Rally, Panama City Beach, FL

22   Sat          October Fest, Newport, KY (sef)

23    Sun       Bombing of the Marine Barracks in Beirut (1983)

24    Mon     United Nations Day 

25    Tue       US Invades Grenada (1983)

26    Wed     National Day of the Deployed

26-2              Myrtle Beach Fall Rally, Murrels Inlet, SC

28    Fri         National First Responders Day (EMS-Fire Rescue-Police)

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

31     Mon      Halloween

Kentucky Seven Covered Bridges Ride, Walcott, KY

General Patton Museum Visit, Fort Knox, KY (tbd)


CANC        =   Cancelled                                                                                                                          

DNA          =    Did not attend                                                            OH-PRG      =  Ohio Patriot Guard Riders                                      WAF  = Women Air Force

GWRRA   =    Goldwing Road Riders Association                       

KVCN       =    Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North                    TBD              =  To Be Determined

IN-PGR    =    Indiana Patriot Guard Riders                                 V,S,E,I          =  Visitation, Service, Escort, Internment


NOVEMBER     2022 -    NATIONAL VETERANS & MILITARY FAMILY MONTH

                                                WARRIOR CARE MONTH

                                                NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVERS MONTH   

1      TUE      FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) ALVERA R. WIGHT (80) US Marine Corps, Floral Hills Funeral Home, Taylor Mill, KY

1      TUE      GWRRA MEETING, American Legion Post, Florence, KY at 1900 hours

3      THU     ALL HANDS MEETING, Sub-Station II, Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours

5      SAT      DAV 5K RUN, WALK, ROLL AND RIDE & MOTORCYCLE ESCORT, Cincinnati, OH (sef) st 0730 hours

7      MON    THE WITNESS TREE (1-11), Boone County Veterans Memorial, Florence Government Center, Florence, KY (sef)

7      MON   VETERANS APPRECIATION LUNCHEON, St Elizabeth Training Center, Erlanger, KY (sef) at 1000 hours

9      WED   FLORAL HILLS VETERANS DAY PROGRAM, Floral Hills Cemetery, Taylor Mill, KY (sef) 1700 hours

10   THU  HAPPY 247th​ BIRTHDAY TO THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (1775)

13     SUN   HIGHLAND CEMETERY VETERANS DAY CEREMONY, Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, KY at 1330 hours

13     SUN   FLORENCE VETERANS DAY PROGRAM, Florence Government Center, Ewing Blvd, Florence, KY (sef) at 1400 hours

FYI:

1    Tue     Civil Air Patrol 81st Birthday (1941)

4    Fri      Wilmington Ohio Military Antiques Show, 123, Gano Road, Wilmington, OH (sef)

5    Sun     Veterans Day Parade, Haskell Lane, Batavia, OH at 1300 hours

6    Sun    Daylight Savings Time Ends

8    Tue    Election Day

8    Tue    Happy 17th Birthday Patriot Guard Riders (2005)

11   Fri      Veteran's Day

11   Fri      Veterans Day Celebration, American Legion Post 4, Florence, Ky at 1700 hours

11   Fri      Armistice Remembrance Day

13   Sun    Honor Run Half Marathon & Escort, Florence Mall, Florence, KY (sef)  (Escort Cancelled - Weather Conditions)

24  Thu    Thanksgiving Day


GWRRA = Gold Wing Road Riders Association


SEF         =   Special Events Flyer on our Web Page (usmarineriders.com)



DECEMBER     2022 

1     THU   ALL HANDS MEETING,  SUB-STATION II, Dream Street, Florence, KY at 1830 hours

2     FRI     FUNERAL (V,S) JAMES L. FLOYD (80) US Air Forece - Retired, Middendorf Funeral Home, Fort Wright, KY

3     SAT    FUNERAL (V,S,E,I) TARA l. KLEIER (43) EMT/Paramedic, Mary Queen of Haven, Erlanger, KY

6     TUE   GWRRA MEETING, America Legion Post 4, Hwy 42, Florence, KY at 1900 hours

10   SAT    WREATH LAYING CEREMONY, KY Veterans Cemetery North, Williamstown, KY AT 1000 hours at 1000 hours(sef)

11    SUN   CELEBRATION OF LIFE - MARTIE NEELEY, Bikers Church, 3819 Turfway Road, Erlanger, KY  at 1800 hours (sef)

17    SAT    WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA w/NKY YOUNG MARINES, VFW POST 3186, 6 Electric Avenue, Southgate, KY at 0800 hours  (sef)

18   SUN    RABBIT HASH CHRISTMAS PARADE, General Store, Rabbit Hash, KY (sef)

FYI:

1    Thu     Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) 81st Birthday (1941)

7    Wed    National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

13   Tue    US National Guard Birthday (1636)

25  Sun     Christmas

31   Sat      New Years Eve

Pearl Harbor Day Veterans Brunch & Ceremony, Mission BBQ, Mason, OH





GWRRA   =  Goldwing Road Riders Association


SEF            =  Special Events Flyer on our Web Page (usmarineriders.com)


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