Milwaukee Chapter H.O.G.

H.O.G. #3833 – part of the House of Harley-Davidson

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This page is our blog, and you can return to it anytime by clicking the logo or chapter name at the top of the page. Chapter news gets posted here, but most of the good stuff (rides and events) is also on the calendar page…  there’s also information about our people, our Dealership, and more! Hope to see you in person soon–Let’s RIDE!

Memorial Day Parade Details – FLAG BIKES NEEDED!!

REPRESENT THE MILWAUKEE CHAPTER IN THE MILWAUKEE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

On Mon MAY 29th

  • WE WILL MEET AT THE HD MUSEUM AT 11:00AM
  • KSU AT 11:45
  • RIDE AS A GROUP TO STAGING AREA
  • PARADE STARTS AT 2:00PM
….WE NEED FLAG BIKES AND LOTS OF PARTICIPATION !!!!!

TO RIDE IN THE PARADE YOU MUST MEET AT HD MUSEUM AND RIDE WITH THE GROUP TO THE STAGING AREA (sorry, no exceptions.)   ….THANK YOU!!!    – BIG JER

Reminder Sign up for June 4 – Picks N Shovels Brunch at The Mineshaft

Reminder to sign up by May 28th.

Picks n Shovels Brunch!

Mineshaft Restaurant
22 N Main St, Hartford, WI

Brunch time 10:00 AM

Meet at the House of Harley 8:00 AM
Ride briefing at 8:15 AM
KSU @ 8:30 AM

Sign up online on our website www.milwaukeechapter. com or in the book at the House.

Any questions email activities@ milwaukeechapter.com or call Kitty at 414 803 7807.

(This is a closed Chapter event. Closed events are Chapter events open to Chapter members and one guest per member.)

Sad News: Chapter Member Thaddeus “Ted” A Olewniczak

Chapter Member Thaddeus “Ted” A Olewniczak

Peacefully passed away on May 18th 2017 at age 71, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Geraldine “Jerry” for 50 years. Cherish father of Daniel , Sherry, and Jennifer. Proud grandpa of Anthony, Zachary, Kelly, Alex and Ashley. Dear brother of Alfred, Terry Sullivan, James and Christine. Also loved by nieces nephews, other family and friends.

Ted was born to Thaddeus and Irene in Buffalo, New York. He attended Erie County Technical School with Waukesha County Technical College. He was a maintenance mechanic for 20 plus years in the printing industry. Todd was the person people called on to help people solve their problems. His passions were the Buffalo Bills, the Packers, bowling, and riding his Harley. He will be remembered for his perseverance, which got him through any obstacle or challenge the came his way.

Visitation at Krausey funeral home, 12401 West National Avenue, New Berlin, on Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 at 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Vigil service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at st. Leonard Catholic Church, West 173 South 7743 Westwood Drive, Muskego, on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials appreciated to Erin Zilber Family Hospice, 1155 Honey Creek Parkway, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213, to go towards a memorial stone.

Food Truck Festival Ride Tomorrow – Sunday May 21 – Kohler, WI

We got the Bike Blessing in this morning before the rain started!!!  
Thank you St. James Catholic Church! 
 
Tomorrow, Sunday, May 21st,  anyone that is interested, we are riding to Kohler to attend the Food Truck Festival at the Blind Horse Winery, 6018 Superior Ave, Kohler, WI.  There will be several varieties of top notch food truck cuisine, live music and a shuttle service from an off site parking location down the road. 
 
This is a pick up ride!
 
Meet at the House of Harley -10:00 AM 
KSU 10:30
 
If you have any questions you can email Kitty at activities@milwaukeechapter.com or call her 414.803.7807.

Bike Blessing Tomorrow – Rain or Shine!!

Milwaukee Chapter Bike Blessing will happen  Rain or Shine!
The ride to the Food Truck Festival in Kohler will TBD at the bike blessing. 
 
We will start at the House of Harley.
Times: 
            9:00 – 10:00 Registration – Cost $6.00 This is for the pins & a donation
                                                           to the church (please have exact amount)
            10:00 – 10:10  Pre-ride briefing

            10:15    KSU Ride to church for Bike Blessing /Group Picture
 
 
If we need to determine the ride to Kohler, we will have another opportunity to ride on Sunday to the Food Truck Festival.  
Watch for communications on the Chapter Website, Facebook and  your email for more information on KSU info if necessary!
 
Questions you can call Kitty 414..803.7807

Call for Riders: Friday May 26th for Lance P. Sijan Memorial Plaza Dedication

CALL FOR RIDERS!

Captain Lance P. Sijan Memorial Plaza Dedication Ceremony MOTORCADE

We are looking for motorcyclists to ride in celebration of this landmark dedication.  Police escort provided.

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Humboldt Park in Bay View (in the shadow of Lance Sijan’shigh school) Assemble on Park Road near the Band Chalet 3000 S. Howell Ave. (Park Road runs through Humboldt Park) Line up no later than 9 a.m. KSU 9:30 a.m.

 

Travel to the ceremony site:

5500 South Howell Avenue South of the main entrance of Mitchell International Airport Milwaukee, Wisconsin  53207

Event begins at 10:45 a.m. Rain or Shine

For more information, contact Cindy Perich at Sindeered@yahoo

Chapter Bike Blessing / Ride info – Sat May 20th, 2017

Date: Saturday, May 20th – Milwaukee Chapter Bike Blessing 
                  @ St James Catholic Church 7219 S. 27th St Franklin, WI
We will start at the House of Harley.
Times:  9:00 – 10:00 Registration – Cost $6.00 This is for the pins & a donation 
                                                           to the church (please have exact amount)
  10:00 – 10:10  Pre-ride briefing
  10:15    KSU Ride to church for Bike Blessing  and group picture 
          11:15 –   11:30    Depart church for our ride to Kohler to attend a Food Truck Festival in Kohler.

May Meeting is on THURSDAY – and it’s a RIDE

Come Celebrate Lady Riders

May 18 th

At The HD Museum

 There will be a ride from “The House”;

(There is no longer a ride from the HD Plant)

 KSU @5:30 sharp

 The Museum will have reserved parking for us

 The House will be sponsoring the band:

“Saving Savannah” (5-9 p.m.)

2017 Wild Ride!! Sat May 13, 2017

The WILD RIDE is happening on Saturday, May 13th!!
Ride is going  to take a totally different route this year through Southeastern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois.
Ride route is approximately 80 miles with a gas stop about 2 hours into the ride.
The ride ends at the Valley Of The Kings (VOTK) Animal Sanctuary and Retreat in Sharon, WI. –An optional tour of the VOTK will occur after the ride with a $15/person donation requested.
Directions will be provided to get you back to The House of Harley for their Spring Open House later that day.
Registration on May 13th at 9:45 AM at House of Harley.
Kick Stands Up at 10:15 AM
Arrival at VOTK at 1:00 PM
Any questions please call Jayne “Tiger Lady” at 414-426-8685
This is a Closed chapter event. Closed events are those chapter events which are open to chapter members and one guest per member.

Memorial Day Parade Details – Flag Bikes Needed!!

REPRESENT THE MILWAUKEE CHAPTER IN THE MILWAUKEE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

On Mon MAY 29th

  • WE WILL MEET AT THE HD MUSEUM AT 11:00AM
  • KSU AT 11:45
  • RIDE AS A GROUP TO STAGING AREA
  • PARADE STARTS AT 2:00PM
….WE NEED FLAG BIKES AND LOTS OF PARTICIPATION !!!!!

TO RIDE IN THE PARADE YOU MUST MEET AT HD MUSEUM AND RIDE WITH THE GROUP TO THE STAGING AREA (sorry, no exceptions.)   ….THANK YOU!!!    – BIG JER

Chapter Meeting Agenda for Tue April 18th, 2017

PDF FOR PRINTING MILWAUKEE CHAPTER MEETING AGENDA 20170418

CHAPTER MEETING AGENDA APRIL 18th, 2017

      • Pledge of Allegiance
      • Five Good Minutes With the House of Harley
      • Guest – 5 minutes with Rick on Have-a-Heart Ride
      • Guest – 5 minutes for Bowl-a-thon check presentation to Denise Held of COPS

 

  • Director

 

      • May Meeting Announcement
      • Director’s Ride
      • National HOG Rally

 

  • Assistant Director

 

      • HOG Myth Busters

 

  • Head Road Captain

 

      • Updates

 

  • Assistant Head Road Captain / Parade Coordinator

 

      • Update on Parades

 

  • Membership

 

      • Membership numbers
      • Waiver Forms
      • Road Runners Bike Blessing – Sunday May 7th

 

  • Activities

 

      • Fins and Feathers – Friday April 21st
      • Bike Blessing – Saturday May 20th

 

  • Historian

 

      • Wild Ride – Saturday May 13th

 

  • Safety

 

      • Updates

 

  • LOH

 

      • Conquer Your Fears Ride

 

  • Member at Large

 

      • Introduce new Member at Large

 

  • OPEN FLOOR

 

 

  • TABLES NEEDED
    • 1⁄2 Table for Membership (Backcountry) 1 chair
    • 1⁄2 Table for Merchandise (Schooz) 2 chairs
    • 1⁄2 Table for Activities (Kitty & Karen) 2 chairs
    • 1⁄2 Table for Secretary(Babyface) 1 chair
    • 1⁄2 Table for 50/50 2 chairs
    • 1⁄2 table for card swiping 1 chair
    • 1 Table for Snacks 2 chairs

Chapter Meeting Agenda for Tuesday March 21st at House of Harley-Davidson

CHAPTER MEETING AGENDA PDF for Printing

CHAPTER MEETING AGENDA MARCH 21, 2017

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Five Good Minutes With the House of Harley
  • Guest – Five Minutes on Road Runners Bike Blessing
  • Guest – Five Minutes on VIPER Ride
•       Director
  • Director’s Ride
  • National HOG Rally
  • Dues
  • Surprise
•       Assistant Director
  • Shrek Trek
  • MDA Ride
•       Assistant Head Road Captain / Parade Coordinator
  • Update
•       LOH
  • Update
•       Historian
  • Rustic Roads Patches and Awards
•       Activities
  • Fins and Feathers
  • Bike Blessing
  • Pick-up Potluck
•       OPEN FLOOR

 

TABLES NEEDED

½ Table for VIPER Ride (Lefty) 1chair

½ Table for Membership (Backcountry) 1 chair

½ Table for Merchandise (Schooz) 2 chairs

½ Table for Activities (Kitty & Karen) 2 chairs

½ Table for Secretary(Babyface) 1 chair

½ Table for 50/50 2 chairs

1 Table for Snacks 2 chairs

4 TABLES TOTAL   Appox. 11 chairs

Magazines-for-Vets Program Discontinued

The Magazines-for-Vets Program, unfortunately, has been discontinued by the place that we dropped the magazines off for shipment. Therefore, we are reluctantly discontinuing magazine collection at the House of Harley. Thank you for all the support throughout the years

Jacket and Vests are in – pickup at Chapter Mtg

Great news!!!!

If you ordered a vest or jacket from Norscott, they are in!!!

They will be available for pick-up at the Chapter meeting, March 21st, at House of Harley.

If you have not yet paid for your order, please be prepared to in order to pick up your merchandise.

Thanks!

Matt