Rolling Thunder Illinois Chapter 2

TBD – XXIII Chapter 1 BIG THUNDER RUN – 2023

Date

Aug 27 2023

Time

All Day

Location

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

Actual Date / Time TBD – Below is from 2022.

Paul is the leader of this event.  Please contact him or respond to this invite.

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

A.  The 22nd annual BIGTHUNDER RUN start and end at VFW Post 7452, 121 North River Street, Montgomery, IL 60538

B.  Fees are: $30 per rider, $10 passenger.

C.  Remembrance Table at 10:00am

D.  Raffles begin at 1:00pm/ 3:30pm 50/50 Drawing

E.  Event Ends at 3:30pm.

III. CONCEPT of OPERATIONS

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.  26miles 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

From Chapter 1 webpage

This will be a “Poker Run” that starts and ends at the Montgomery VFW Post 7452.
Registration: 9:00am-10:30am
Remembrance Table Ceremony 10:00am
KSU: 10:35am

**NEW** ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE THROUGH
Eventlify, click on or copy & paste the link below.  


https://big-thunder-run.eventlify.com


See attached flyer for more information.

Members to be at the VFW @ 0600 Sunday morning for setup and instructions.

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