Calendar of Events for 2017, Events

Purple Heart Ceremony – 2/11/2017

The Purple Heart Ccremony will be held Saturday, February 11, 2017, 11:00am at the Citrus County Auditorium, 3610 S. Florida Avenue, Inverness, FL.


RTFL7 Events for 2017

Rolling Thunder®, Inc – Florida Chapter 7
2017 Calendar of Events
as of January 08, 2017

January 14              Flanagan Foundation dinner (Event)
February 18            Military Order of the Purple Heart (Event)
March 18                 Ft. McCoy picnic (Event)
May 27-29              Rolling Thunder XXX (Event)
May 29                     Fallen Heroes Monument name reading (Event)
June 24                     Rolling Thunder FL7 golf tournament (Event)
September 15         National POW/MIA Recognition Day
September 15-17  The Ride Home (Event)
September 16        VFW 10087 golf tournament
November 11          Veterans Day parade Inverness (Event)
December 9            Rolling Thunder FL7 Christmas party
December 16          Wreaths Across America – Bushnell (Event)

This list does not include last minute additions, such as Operation Welcome Home, other local runs and benefits, and anything else that might arise with short notice.


Memorial Day 2016 Weekend Events

Sunday, May 29, 2016,
Fallen Heroes Monument, Bicentennial Park, Crystal River, 5:00pm – 7:00pm.  Arbor Trails food truck will be there.  I’m told they delicious fish tacos.  Some ice cream thing will be there too.  At 6:30pm the names of the 68 fallen heroes from Citrus County will be read aloud.

Monday, May 30, 2016
Fero Memorial Gardens, Beverly Hills, 10:00am for Memorial Day services.  It was confirmed today that RTFL7 will be on the program as a participating organization.

Hope to see many of you out there for these events.  Ride/drive safely.


VFW Veterans Village Picnic 3/19/16

We will be meeting on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at the Capital City Bank (Intersection of Hwy 41 & Citrus Springs Blvd (the one by the fountain)) @ 9:15am and departing at @ 9:30am to head over to the VFW Veterans Village in Ft McCoy.

10:00am -5:00pm
Includes:BBQ Meal
Horseshoe Tournament
Closest to the Pin
Raffles and more…
Beverages Available


11th Annual Purple Heart Ceremony – Feb 20, 2016

Aaron A Weaver Chapter 776’s annual Purple Heart Ceremony honoring Citrus County’s fallen heroes and wounded warriors will be 11 a.m. Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the Citrus County Auditorium at the Fairgrounds, 3610 S. Florida Ave., Inverness.

RTFL7 members and guests will gather at the McDonalds (Hwy 41 in Inverness) to ride over as a group to the Ceremony. Meet at 10:00am with Kick Stands Up / Doors closed at 10:15am.