RollingOWENSBORO, KY (1/289/12) – In February 2012, Rolling Thunder Kentucky Chapter 1 (www.rollingthunderky1.org) will begin operating out of Owensboro, Kentucky at the American Legion Post 9.

Rolling Thunder’s main issue is to make the public aware that many American soldiers were left behind after all past wars, but the organization also raises money to help support various veterans’ charities. The decision to move operations from Clarksville, Tennessee was based on the outpouring of support from Owensboro residents and other local veterans’ organizations.  

The chapter meetings are held the third Sunday of every month at 1pm.  Guests are always welcome. A common misconception about Rolling Thunder is that a member has to be a Vet or ride a motorcycle to join.  This is untrue, as anyone is welcome to join the organization as long as they are interested in supporting veterans.  

The first Owensboro meeting will be on Sunday, February 19, 2012 at 1pm.  The address of the American Legion Post 9 is 118 West Veterans Boulevard.

The organization will also have a chili supper at the Legion the night before to kick off its tenure in Owensboro.  Starting time is 4:00 pm and the cost is $8.00 per person.  There will be food, music and prizes.  DJ services will be provided courtesy of James Putman of Rawhide & Ruffles.  All proceeds from the chili supper will go to local veterans’ organizations.

SufrKY News
Information provided by Stephanie Brown

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Upcoming Events for Henderson County Schools

HENDERSON, Ky. (8/31/15) — The following events are scheduled for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2015 for Henderson… Read More

Muhlenberg Youth Soccer Kicks off Season

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (8/31/15) — The Muhlenberg County Youth Soccer League has started its five-week schedule playing… Read More

Most Read This Week

August 24, 2015 11577

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4787

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3637

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 3453

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 26, 2015 2846

Man Charged with Theft, Meth, Marijuana Growing

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 17487

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11577

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 30, 2015 3637

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 3453

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 2020

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1430

Smoke Fills Business, Upstairs Apartment on Center

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1428

Commission Recommends Zoning Changes at Mahr…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1113

Fire at Gas Pump Prompts Firefighters Swift Action

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 31, 2015 1079

Bremen's Father's Country Hams Kentucky Grand…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 1046

UofL Electrical Blast Treatment to Increase…

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 776

Dave Says - Aug. 30, 2015

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 754

Education Chief Reflects on Service

by KET