Rolling Thunder Illinois Chapter 2

XXIV Chapter 1 BIG THUNDER RUN – 2024

Date

Sep 14 2024

Time

All Day

Location

BP Gas Station
BP station1700 N State St (Rt 31) Elgin

Big Charity Ride !!

Waiting for flyer from Chapter 1 IL.

When
Sat, September 14, 8am – 5pm
Where:
Montogomery VFW, 121 N. River St., Montgomery, IL 60538, USA (map)

Paul is the leader of this event.  Please contact him or respond to this invite.  OPORD2024-0914 will follow.

You can join the group for breakfast.  See details below.  Or meet at the BP gas station.

I. MISSION

To support our Brothers and Sisters from Chapter 1, with their annual fundraising event and ride.

Proceeds to benefit POW/MIA Awareness, Veterans Suicide & Veterans Assistance.

II. BACKGROUND

The 24th annual BIGTHUNDER RUN start and end at VFW Post 7452, 121 North River Street, Montgomery, IL 60538

**NEW** ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE THROUGH

  • https://www.ticketsignup.IO/ticketevent/piggig

Description:

A.  8am to 10am – Breakfast, Cost is $10 / person.

B.  9am to 10:30am – Registration for Poker Run

  • Fees are: $20 per rider, $10 passenger.
  • First Bikes out at 10:30am

C.  1pm – Live Music

D.  2pm to 4pm – PIG ROAST, Cost is $10 / person.

E.  Raffle & Silent Auction

  • Must be present to win poker hand.

E.  Event Ends at 5pm.

III. CONCEPT of OPERATIONS – TBD by Paul

****Subject to change****

A.  We will meet at the BP station1700 N State St (Rt 31) Elgin, at 0745 for our Safety Briefing.

KSU at 0800.

B.  We will be meeting at Alexanders Café, 1725 N State St (Rt 31) for breakfast at 0645 for those who would like to join.

C.  26 miles approx. 1 hour

IV. LOGISTICS

A.  Uniform: Rolling Thunder, Hats and Vests.

B.  No flags other than small American and Pow/Mia.

C.  Full fuel tanks at the start.

V. COORDINATION

A.  Paul Hebein is the Road Captain.

B.  Order of March will be determined at safety briefing.

C.  Riders may ride the Poker Run or just attend the event.

VI. CHAPTER CONTACTS

1. Ted Makarewicz, President          (847)456-0717 hogski@hotmail.com

2. Wayne Kirkpatrick, Board Chairman    (847)915-8428 wkirkpa177@aol.com

3. Paul Hebein, Committee Chief           (630)352-7896 hebein36388@comcast.net

See link below for more information.

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