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Posted: June 28, 2018

Posted: June 28, 2018

PURPLE HEART RUN - ROUTE & SCHEDULE
29 Jun, Fri – 9:00 AM: Lynchburg Event – Chap 1607

-- POC:  *Gary Witt, H: (434) 525-9570, C: (434) 258-1808; gary.witt@verizon.net

-- 1:00 PM: Travel to Greenville, SC; (305 mi, 4.5 hrs); RON

30 Jun, Sat  9:00 AM:  Greenville Event – Chap 845  

-- POC: *Andy Burleigh, 404-625-5321, andyburleigh@gmail.com

-- POC: *Doug Greenlaw, 864-884-6760, douglasgreenlaw@aol.com

-- 1:00 PM: Travel to Valdosta, GA (370 mi, 5.5 hrs) RON

 

1 Jul, Sun – Day of Rest – Change of Drivers

-- DRIVER: *James Donaldson, 208-250-2350, stubby84@gmail.com

-- CO-DRIVER: *Lenny Lazzara, 252-626-7046, lenny0713@yahoo.com

 

2 Jul, Mon – AM: Valdosta Event – Chap 1000

-- POC:  *Matt Bridges, 229-569-0915

-- PM: Travel to The Villages, FL (166 mi, 2.5 hrs) RON

3 Jul, Tue – AM:  The Villages Event – Chap 795

—POC: * Johnny Byard, 757-868-0919, jbyard1@comcast.net

-- PM: Travel to Lecanto, FL (35 mi, 1 hr) RON

4 Jul, Wed – AM: Lecanto Event – Chap 776

-- POC:  *Richard Hunt, (407) 579-6190,

" obakesan@att.net

-- PM: Travel to Enterprise, AL (306 mi, 4.5 hrs) RON

5 Jul, Thu – AM: Enterprise Event – Chap 2216

-- POC: *Robert Green. 334-348-9088, robertrgreen@roadrunner.com

-- POC: *Vann Daughtry, 334-332-1004, vanndaughtry@charter.net

-- PM:  Travel to Birmingham, AL (204 mi, 3.5 hrs) RON

6 Jul, Fri – AM: Birmingham Event – Chap 2202

-- POC: *Larry Groves, 205-925-0169, C: 205-919-7600, lpg022447@att.net

-- PM: Travel to Memphis, TN (237 mi, 3.5 hrs)  RON

7 Jul, Sat – AM:  Memphis Event – Chap 484

-- POC; *Bobby Baker, 901-754-9768, bobbyscoins@aol.com

-- PM: Travel to Branson, MO (279 mi, 4.5 hrs) RON

 

8 Jul, Sun – Day of Rest – No change of drivers

 

9 Jul, Mon – AM:  Branson Event – Chap 621 (Springfield)

-- POC:  Terry Gott, 417-838-0370, terrygott3@gmail.com

i  -- PM: Travel to Kansas City, MO (210 mi, 3 hrs) RON

10 Jul, Tue – AM:  Kansas City (Ft. Leavenworth) Event; Chap 115

-- POC:  *Ted Knox, 816-690-7709, boxer1@comcast.net

- Walter sleigh, 816-377-9438

-- PM:  Travel to Lincoln, NE (194 mi, 3 hrs) RON

11 Jul, Wed – AM: Lincoln Event – Chap 200

-- POC:  *Tom McBride, 402-366-6515, tmcbride909@gmail.com

-- POC:  *Jim Varejcka, 402-792-2144, jfvarejcka@windstream.net

-- PM – Travel to Cheyenne, WY (442 mi, 6 hrs) RON

12 Jul, Thu – Cheyenne Event – Chap 800

-- POC:  *Barry Gasdek, barry.gasdek@gmail.com

-- PM – Travel to Casper, WY (181 mi, 3 hrs) RON

13 Jul, Fri – Casper Event – Chap 707

-- POC:  *Daniel Carmona. 209-712-0395, white_horse173@hotmail.com

-- PM – Travel to Ogden, UT (432 mi, 6 hrs) RON

14 Jul, Sat – Ogden Event – Chap 995

-- POC: Dee Garth Gibson, 801-452-3587, dghoot66@comcast.net

-- PM – Travel to Boise, ID (307, 4.5 hrs) RON

 

15 Jul, Sun – Day of Rest – Change of Drivers

-- DRIVER: *Don Towers, 770 479-9656, Cell:  770 231-3954,dtowers3@comcast.net 

-- CO-DRIVER: *Ken Teunissen, 605-274-3320, purpleheartone@outlook.com

 

16 Jul, Mon  9:00 AM:  Chapter 509 will host a welcoming ceremony for the Purple Heart Truck Run on the Idaho State Capitol Steps, with Patriot Phil Hawkins acting as Master of Ceremonies.  Following the Guest Speakers, there will be a reading of a Special Welcoming Proclamation.  There will also be a special ceremony to transfer the truck keys to the new drivers for the next leg of the Run.  Following the ceremony, the truck will be moved to Lidia Ford Dealership for display and truck signing by the spectators.

-- POC: *Tim McBride, 208-405-9650, zippo@fmtc.com

-- *Henry Parker, POC: HNPARK1@msn.com

-- PM – Travel to Reno, NV (422 mi, 6.5 hrs) RON

17 Jul, Tue  AM: Reno Event – Chap 719

-- POC: Andy LePeilbet, 775-773-8747. andy@nevadaandy.com

-- PM  Travel to Sacramento, CA (132 mi, 2 hrs) RON

18 Jul, Wed  AM: Sacramento Event – Chap 385

-- POC: Ernie Franco, 530-676-7808, emf3@live.com

-- PM:  Travel to Bakersfield, CA (277 mi, 4 hrs) RON

19 Jul, Thu – AM: Bakersfield Event – Chap 604

-- POC:* Tyrone Littlejohn, 661-301-5459, littlejohn622@gmail.com

-- PM: Travel to San Diego, CA (232 mi, 3.5 hrs) RON

20 Jul, Fri – AM/PM:  San Diego Event – Chap 0049  RON

-- POC: *Robert Hernandez, 619-208-2893, r.j.hernandez678@gmail.com

 -  POC: *Justin Ruffier, CARS, San Diego- Office, 958-300-2920, justinr@careasy.org

21 Jul, Sat – AM/PM: Visit Intrepid Spirit Center, Camp Pendleton  RON

 

22 Jul, Sun – Day of Rest—No change of Drivers

 

23 Jul, Mon  AM:  Travel to Los Angeles, CA (120 mi, 3 hrs) 

-- PM: Los Angeles Event – Chap 0002  RON

-- POC: Robert Martin, 424-361-9665, bobthehammer@outlook.com

24 Jul, Tue  AM:  Travel to Fresno, CA (220 mi, 3.5 hrs)

-- PM:  Fresno Event – Chap 106  RON

-- POC:  Billy Carter, 559-681-4078, austincarter@gmail.com

25 Jul, Wed – AM: Travel to Santa Rosa (233 mi, 3.5 hrs)

-- PM:  Santa Rosa Event --Chap 78  RON

-- POC:  George Sager, 707-433-2044. Georgesager1948@gmail.com

26 Jul, Thu – AM: Travel to Redding, CA (228 mi, 3.5 hrs)

-- PM:  Redding Event -- Chap 2001  RON

-- POC:  Joseph Marvin, 530-339-6318, jmarvin1@aol.com

27 Jul, Fri -- AM: Travel to Medford, OR (150 mi, 2.5 hrs)

-- PM: Medford Event – Chap 147  RON

-- POC:  *Keith Wittnebell, 541-601-0364, kw3750@gmail.com

28 Jul, Sat – AM: Travel to Portland, OR (273 mi, 4 hrs)

-- PM: Portland Event – Chap 72  RON

-- POC: *George Monty, 603-676-7540, montygp@comcast.net

-- POC: *Spencer Jones, 760-458-4403, sajones.e5@gmail.com

-- POC: *Monty Getting, 503-767-7540,  montygp@comcast.net

 

29 Jul, Sun – Day of Rest – No change of drivers

 

30 Jul, Mon – AM: Travel to Spokane, WA (350 mi, 5 hrs)

-- PM:  Welcoming Ceremony, MOPH National Convention