RTFL7 December 2014 Events

December 11, 2014
Funeral at Bushnell National Cemetery for the Veterans who do not have family. Meet President Gooding at the Citrus County fairgrounds at 13:30.

December 12, 2014
Reading of the names of Fallen Heroes from Citrus County at 17:00 at the Fallen Heroes Monument in Crystal River. If you can go meet at the Armory IN Crystal River at 16:30. Kick stands is up at 16:45.

December 13, 2014
There will be not meeting in the month of December. We will instead be going out to Bushnell National Cemetery to participate in Wreathes Across America (this will count as an Event Only). We will be departing the Citrus County Fairgrounds (near the Inverness Airport on Hwy 41) @ 8:30 am.

December 13, 2014
Chapter Christmas party, to be held at John & Betty Jolicoeur’s. This will be a catered event, but anyone that has the desire to cook is more than welcome to bring an item to add to the menu. Beer & soda to be provided, if you want anything stronger, it’s B.Y.O.B.

December 24, 2014
There will be a Christmas Eve party and Sam & Cindy William’s home commencing at about 6:30PM. Bring finger type foods. Some refreshments. B.Y.O.B.


RTFL7 Veterans Day 2014 Events

November 11, 2014
Flanagan Foundation 5K run/1K walk – anyone desiring to volunteer, meet me at the Old Inverness Courthouse at about 7AM

November 11, 2014
Veterans Day parade (Inverness) all participants need to be in the Citrus High school parking lot @ 8:15, I will bring the banner / pole, but will not be riding in the parade.

November 11, 2014
Veterans Day escort ride from Inverness (Old Publix parking lot – Hwy 41) to Bicentennial park (Fallen Hero’s monument) ride will commence at about 11AM (after the Inverness Parade).


POW/MIA Chair Dedication 10/31/2014

The Pow / Mia chair ceremony at Citrus High school will begin at 6:15 pm on 31  October 2014 please be at the gate on stadium road on left side no later than 6:00 pm. this way they can get us were we need to be. Please wear dark pants and white shirt and vest for ceremony. This is a Major event for the chapter. Any questions call me at 352-464-0863.


Upcoming Events October – December 2014

October 14, 2014 – POW/MIA Chair Presentation
To be held at the monthly Commissioners meeting @ about 1330, we need to be in the building at about 12:30 as the meeting is set to begin at 1300. County commissioner meeting to be held in their chambers located at 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness, Fl. 34450

November 11, 2014 – Flanagan Foundation 5K run / 1K walk
At the Inverness “old” courthouse. Volunteers needed to assist with whatever they need assistance with. Look for me in the area of the “old courthouse” (I will be there at about 0630) and we will take it from there. Registration begins at 7AM, race begins at 9AM. The Veterans day parade will begin after the completion of the race/walk.

December 13, 2014 – Wreathes across America
We will be meeting at the Citrus County Fairgrounds parking lot, with Kick stands up doors closed @ 0830 then head out to Bushnell National Cemetery.

December 13, 2014 – Chapter 7 Annual Christmas party
Held at John & Betty Jolicoeur’s house. This year’s event will be catered and cost per person is $12.00. The menu will consist of sandwiches, salad, soda, and assorted other appetizers. There will be no cooking or prep work accomplished the night of the party, therefore freeing up everyone to enjoy the party with the minimal amount of work. Beer will be provided by the host (John), other adult beverages are BYOB. Donations of firewood to feed the “new” fire-pit would be appreciated. Party will commence at about 5PM.

Bob Bruno
Vice President
Rolling Thunder Florida Chapter 7