11th Annual Thunder At The River

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Event Name 11th Annual Thunder At The River
Event Date/Time Friday, July 9, 2021 - Saturday, July 10, 2021
Host Rolling Thunder Michigan Chapter #1
Event Type Benefit - Charity
Event Description Rolling Thunder Michigan Chapter 1 announces that the 11th Annual "Thunder At The River" Salute to Veterans weekend is set for July 9-10, 2021. This event is to honor our United States Military, and to raise awareness and financial support for countless Military Veterans/POW Programs to benefit Michigan Vets.
We hope you can join us in Manistee this year! The “Pure Thunder” Escorted Veterans Memorial Ride will be in honor of all our fallen brothers and sisters. The ride will depart at 12 Noon and is open to all. Registration will start at 9:00am - 11:30am. There will be a Blessing of the Bikes prior to departure, and the United States Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, will begin the ride with a MH-65C "Dolphin" helicopter fly over.(Unless Duty Calls)

The event features The Michigan Vietnam Memorial Wall presented by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 73 from Holland, Michigan & the Michigan Eastern Conflict Memorial Wall presented by AMVETS Post #29 MT. Clemens, MI. We are asking for your help to escort the wall into the Casino on Friday July 9, 2021. Stage at the VFW Post 1211 28th St. Manistee MI 2:00pm Escort will depart at 3:00pm.

Special Entertainment: VVO Band
Other activities for the weekend include: high quality vendors, informational displays, entertainment, beer, photo booth, great food including a Pig Roast, random prize drawings, Silent Auction.

Donations are still being sought to help cover expenses for this event, including sponsors for the “Pure Thunder” Escorted Veterans Memorial Ride. Donations/items for the silent auction are also needed.Funds from this event benefit Michigan Veterans! Thunder at the River registration for ride, and all information including donations or sponsorship's is also available on the Rolling Thunder website www.rollingthundermichigan. We would like to thank you for your participation and support of past years events and if you're new welcome. If you should know anyone that might like to attend please forward this information.
Location Little River Casino Resort
Address 2700 Orchad Highway    [Map]
City Manistee
Zip 49660
Contact Phone (231) 477-5162 - John Stocki
Contact Email stocki@hotmail.com