Wisconsin Chapter 45-3
"Heart of the Valley"

19 March

Meeting held at Tanners in Kimberly, start time 0900 hrs.

Pledge of Allegiance

Presented the new Guidon with staff and portable base that Gunner made, to Chapter. Gunner continues to work on base to perfect his design.

Patch - In Full Members: None. Support Members: None. Auxiliary: Patched in Dana Deppe, wife of Snake.

OLD BUSINESS - Rides / events:

Election held. Welcome new Chapter XO 6 Gun, and new Secretary 12 Pack.


Chapter Event. Cutter presented on upcoming "Rock-and-Ride", to benefit Guitars for Vets, June 4, Saturday. Chapter has voted to help organize this ride. Subcommittee formed with Diablo, Herc, Jumper, Snapper, and Scratch (regarding Green Bay related issues). This will be a lot of work in not a lot of time. If you can assist, contact a subcommittee member. This is a Chapter event - lots of participation.

April 2, Saturday - Desert Vets Pub crawl - Starts at Replay Sports Bar. Later that same day, 5:00 p.m. at Brickhouse, DePere, Guitars for Vets fundraiser, $15.00 entry fee. This is the same group we are doing the ride for.

Chapter Event - May 30, 2016, Monday - 10:00 a.m. De Pere Memorial Day Parade, Yes, the Chapter will participate in this parade. Auxiliary will participate with Rigger's truck. Celebrate DePere all weekend. Veteran's ceremony after parade.

CVMA Chapter 45-3 Gun Raffle - Approved the idea. Iron Sights to talk with 45-1 & 45-2 to see about a joint raffle at Nationals. Otherwise, a Chapter only fundraiser. Three packages considered: "Deployment Package" - M4 & M9 pistol; "Old Skool" M1A & M1911; "Lady Defender ". 380 auto. Details to follow.

Demo will be putting CVMA logo's on his demolition car, Brown County Fair, Wednesday, August 19, 2016. Come to support Demo smashin' 'em up!!!!

Chapter Event July 2, Saturday, Chapter will escort the Wisconsin Desert Vets Moving Wall into Brown County - July 9, Saturday, 4:00 p.m., Chapter will peel off of Pearly Gates Ride after lunch and escort the Moving Wall back out of Brown County, then head back to Pearly Gates for Auction and partying!

July 18 - 23. The High Ground is having an event. Talk with Branded Man for additional info.


May 21, 2016, Saturday - Support the Troops Ride, Hal's Harley Davidson, New Berlin, Breakfast and ride starts at 11:00.

Chapter Event June 23, 2016, Thursday - Nationals Lambeau Run.

Chapter Event - Sanctioned Ride - July 9, 2016, Saturday - Pearly Gates Ride; Next day, July 10, 2016, Sunday - Pearly Gates Ride clean up.

July 16, 2016, Saturday - CVMA 45-1 Pig Roast and Bike Wash, Maxine's, Racine, starts at 9:00 a.m.

July 30, 2016, Saturday, Shannon's Cycle Service Ride - Benefiting Dog Tags and Capes. POC: Kuhn. Located in Oconto Falls.

August 21, 2016, Sunday - Blind Vets Ride, Milwaukee, starts at 8:00 a.m. If you want to participate, it requires prior coordination one month out. Demo is POC.

August 25 - 28, 2016, Thursday - Sunday - CVMA 45-3 "Little Bohemia Run", Up North. 6 Gun is POC.

Chapter Event - Sanctioned Ride - September 10, 2016, Saturday - Dave Rasmussen "Ras Ride", Chambers Hill, Howard.

September 16, 17, 18, 2016, Friday - Sunday - Tomahawk Fall Ride. Chapter will head to Tomahawk from the Chapter Meeting that Saturday.

REMINDER : Chapter Meetings are NORMALLY on the 3rd Saturday of each month. Our next meeting will be April 16, 2016. Ride after the meeting, weather permitting. Thinking about lunch at Doc's HD (staying away from the lake.