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Meeting and Event Schedule - 2017

February

                   2/13/17      Monthly Meeting & Chili supper – Olney VFW – 6pm

                March

                3/11/17      Heritage House visit & food delivery – Time tba

                3/13/17      Monthly Meeting – Olney VFW – 7pm

                   April

                   4/08/17      Grayville Chair Dedication - Carmi Salute-a-Vet - Marion VA bingo & visit – 
                                  Marion VA – 2pm – KSU 9:15am @ Rooster

                   4/09/17      Board Meeting – Olney VFW – 2pm

                   4/10/17      Monthly Meeting – Olney VFW – 7pm

                   May

                   5/08/17      Monthly Meeting – Olney VFW – 7pm

                   5/13/17      Monthly event – tba

                   5/20/17      Bikers with a Heart - 11am City Park - Armed Forces Day Run - TBA

5/24-30/17 Thunder Run for Freedom – Rolling Thunder XXX – Washington, D.C.

                    June

                   6/10/17      Fundraising event & Heritage House visit – Olney VFW – KSU 9:30am

                   6/12/17      Monthly Meeting – Olney VFW – 7pm

                   July

                   7/05/17      Vietnam Wall Escort – Flora –

                   7/06-09/17 Travelling Wall @ Flora

                   7/08/17      Flora Chair Dedication (?) - VA bingo & visit 2pm - KSU 9:15am Rooster

                   7/09/17      Board Meeting – Olney VFW – 2pm

                   7/09-15/17 Richland Co. Fair – Sales & info booth

                   7/10/17      Monthly Meeting – Olney VFW – 7pm

                   August

                   8/02-05/17 Mt. Carmel AG Days – Sales & info booth

                   8/12/17      Monthly event

                   September

                   9/07-09/17 Sumner Days – Sales & info booth

                   9/09/17      Heritage House visit & food delivery – KSU 9am @  Rooster

                   9/11/17      Monthly Meeting – Olney VFW – 7pm

                   9/13-16/17 Lawrence Co. Festival – Sales & info booth (?)

                   9/16/17      Fundraiser event – Olney VFW – KSU 10am

                  October

                  10/08/17    Board Meeting – Olney VFW – 2pm

                  10/09/17    Monthly Meeting – Olney VFW – 7pm

                  10/14/17    Marion VA visit & bingo – Marion VA 2pm – KSU 10am @ Rooster

                  November

                  11/11/17    Veterans Day & Chair Dedication – Site tba – 11am

                  11/13/17    Monthly Meeting – Olney VFW – 7pm

                  December

                   12/09/17    Marion VA visit & bingo – Marion VA 2pm – Leave 10am @ Rooster

                   12/10/17    Heritage House food delivery & visit – Leave 9am @ Rooster

                   12/10/17    Wreaths Across America – Bridgeport Noon

                   12/11/17    Christmas party & Monthly Meeting – Olney VFW – 6pm – bring a dish

 

Meeting and Event Schedule - 2016


              February 13th Chili Cook-off - VFW - 6:00pm

              March 12th Monthly event – TBD - 14th Monthly Mtg. - VFW 7:00pm

                 April 9th VA visit & Bingo - KSU 10:00am Red Rooster - 10th Bd. Mtg. 2:00pm
                     11th Monthly Mtg. VFW 7:00pm

              May  9th Monthly Mtg. - Olney VFW 7:00pm - 14th – Monthly event – TBD
                       14th
Normal Cornbelters Chair Dedication - 25th Depart on Thunder Run for Freedom
                       KSU 3:00pm
- 29th Demonstration -
30th Depart for home - 31st Return home

              June 11th Fundraiser – This Able Veteran – Olney VFW - 13th – Monthly Mtg. VFW 7:00pm

              July  9th - 16th Richland Co. Fair - 10th Bd. Mtg 2:00pm - 11th - Monthly Mtg. VFW 7:00pm

                             16th – VA Visit & Bingo- Marion – KSU 10:00am Red Rooster

              August 3rd - 6th – AG Days - Mt. Carmel - 8th Monthly Mtg. - VFW 7:00pm
                          27th Thunder Rum for POW*MIA Awareness & Raffle - VFW 8:30am KSU 10:00am

              September 10th POW Chair - Newton - 11th Bike Night & POW Chair - Sumner 3:30pm
                                12th Monthly Mtg. - Olney VFW 7:00pm - 14th -17th – Lawrenceville Fall Festival

              October 1st ALR Ride to Marion - 5th Wall Escort Red Rooster KSU 10:30am 
                            8th Chair Dedication in Salem &
VA Visit & Bingo – Marion – KSU 9:30am Rooster
 
                                  9th Bd. Mtg. -- 10th Monthly Mtg.- Olney VFW 7:00pm

              November 11th Veterans Day Parade – Chair Dedication Carmi - 12th Monthly event –
                          
    14th – Monthly Mtg. - VFW 7:00pm
                               26th Christmas parade – Build 9:00am – Stage 4:00pm

              December 10th – VA Christmas Visit and Bingo – KSU 10:00am Red Rooster 
                               12th
Christmas Party & Monthly Mtg. - VFW 6:00pm – Bring covered dish



                                      


2015 Meeting & Event Schedule
 


Chapter Events - Area Events

 January - 11th Chili Cook-off @ Legion 5pm - 12th Board Meeting 2pm - 13th Meeting 7pm VFW

February - 9th Meeting 7pm VFW - 13th Valentines Dinner & Dance 5pm @Holiday - 21st POW*MIA Chair of Honor Dedication Noon @ Legacy HD

March - 9th Meeting 7pm VFW - 14th Fun Run (TBD)

April - 4th Marion VA 2pm Bingo KSU 9am Red Rooster - 11th Bike Blessing Noon @ Red Hill KSU 11:30am Red Rooster - 11th POW*MIA Chair of Honor Dedication @ Effingham Performance Center (Time TBD) - 12th Board Meeting 2pm - 13th Meeting 7pm VFW - 18th Shriner Ride KSU 11am Orchard Inn Effingham - 18th Paul Revere Midnight Ride KSU 11:30pm Motomart

May - 2nd POW*MIA Chair of Honor Dedication Noon Jasper Co. Courthouse - 6th POW*MIA Chair of Honor Dedication @ Waterkotte H-D (Time TBA) - 6th Safety Meeting 7pm Louisville Legion - 9th Kevin Sager Memorial Ride KSU 11:15am Legion - 11th Meeting 7pm VFW - 16th WalMart Trans. Ride (?) @ Travco - 16th Shriner Ride KSU 11am Moonshine - 20th-26th Thunder Run for Freedom KSU 3:30pm Motomart - 30th POW*MIA Chair of Honor Dedication KSU TBD @ Rent One Field in Marion

June - 6th various rides at different locations w/KSU 11am & Noon - 8th Meeting 7pm VFW - 13th Thunder Run Bike Raffle KSU 11am VFW - Shriners Ride KSU 11am Eagles Mt. Carmel

July - 3rd & 4th Tattoo's wake and funeral - 6th-11th Richland Co. Fair 5 - 9pm - 11th Jim Griffey Ride KSU 11am Newton Eagles - 12th Board Meeting 2pm - 13th Meeting 7pm VFW - 25th MS Run KSU 10am VFW - 28th-Aug. 1st Wabash Co. AG Days, Mt. Carmel

August - 1st Bikers love Boobies Ride KSU 11:15am Olney Eagles - 10th Meeting 7pm VFW - 15th Thunder Run for JROTC KSU 11am VFW -
22nd Ralph Carter Ride KSU 11am VFW - 29th Pack the Square Ride KSU 11am West Salem - WalMart CMN Run KSU 10am Travco

September - 5th & 6th Grayville Days (?) - 14th Meeting & Election 7pm VFW - 17th-19th Lawrence Fall Festival - 19th Thunder Run for POW*MIA KSU 10:15am POW*MIA Chair of Honor Dedication @11am on West Salem Square

October - 3rd Thunder Run for VA KSU 9am - 10th POW*MIA Chair of Honor Dedication @ VFW Museum in Robinson KSU 9:45am - 11th Board Meeting 2pm - 12th Meeting 7pm VFW

November - 9th Meeting 7pm VFW - 11th Veteran's Day POW*MIA Chair of Honor 11am Clay Co. Courthouse in Louisville KSU 10am - 28th Christmas Parade - Olney

December - 14th Meal & Meeting 6pm VFW

January - 1st New Year's Run

January 2016 - 1st Thunder Run for 2016




Here is the 2014 riding season schedule approved at the 2/10/14 meeting.

 A) 2014 riding season meeting and event schedule

      1) Apr. 14 mtg. @ Effingham Legion– Apr. 26 Fun Run to Ribberfest in Mt. Carmel

      2) May 12 mtg. @ Fairfield VFW – May 17 WalMart DC -  May 18 National Candlelight Vigil 1775 to Present - May 21-27 Freedom Run, to D.C.

      3) June 9 mtg. @ Newton VFW – June 14 Aden’s Ride – June 21 Mike Yates Final Ride - June 28 Newton Fun Run

      4) July 14 mtg. @ Robinson VFW. – July 4-12 Olney fair – July 19 ABATE Boobies Ride – July 26 MS Ride for a Cure

      5) Aug. 11 mtg. @ Flora Legion - Aug. 6-9 Ag Days Mt. Carmel - Aug. 30 Grayville Days Bike Show - KSU 9am - Aug. 31 Salute our Vets, Grayville Days - KSU 6:45pm

      6) Sept. 9 (2nd Tues.) mtg. @ Lawrenceville VFW –Sept. 1 Frontier Days Parade, Palestine - KSU 7:45am @ Mach 1 - Sept. 6 Fun Run to Sumner Fall Festival Sept. 18-20 Lawrence Co. Festival – Sept. 20 POW*MIA Recognition Run - KSU 10am @ The Repair Shop

      7) Oct. 13th mtg. @ Olney VFW - Oct. 4 Thunder Run for Vets at the VA - Oct. 16th Ronald McDonald or Shriners ride

      8) Nov. 10th mtg. @ Olney VFW - Nov. 29th (?) Olney Christmas parade

      9) Dec. 8th mtg. and Christmas party @ Olney VFW

      10) Jan. 1st Thunder Run for 2015

 B) Potential Chair installations - 8 in 2014
     
     1)  Aug. 29th Lincoln Trail College, Robinson, IL 9am and Olney Central College @ 11am - KSU 7:45am @ Mach 1
    
     
2)  Sept. 11th Richland Co. Courthouse, Olney @ 6:45pm - KSU 6:30pm @ VFW
    
     3)  Sept. 20th Lawrenceville Memorial at the Cemetery 11am and Wabash Valley College, Mt. Carmel @12:30pm
    
     4)  Nov. 8th Frontier Community College, Fairfield, IL 11am and Black Diamond Harley-Davidson, Marion, IL 9pm followed by concert
    
     5)  Nov. 9th West Salem, IL Veterans Memorial at 11am

     6)  Nov. 16th St. Louis Rams @ Edward Jones Dome Pre-game show prior to a Noon kickoff for the Rams vs. Broncos (on hold)

C)  Check facebook page events for flyer details


 








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