2016 Convoy Schedule


Saturday, December 10, 2016

5:30am Staging at Machias River Inn for trip to Sunrise Servie at Quoddy Head State Park
9:00am Breakfast served at Washington County Community College Rt 1 Calais.
Contact: Maine President Cassidy 207-454-1001
1200pm HART Ceremony on the bridge in Calais Chief Dave Randall 207-454-2751
5:30pm Truckers Appreciation Dinner at BVA Rally at Balsam Valley Amphitheater

Sunday, December 11, 2016

6:00am Escort Breakfast @ Narraguagus HS Rt 1 Harrington
7:30am Escort briefing for ALL participants / Blessing
8:30am Convoy leaves High School (Rt1 South) for trek to Arlington National Cemetery
Hancock Church. NOT A STOP. Drive by slowly.
9:00am Arrive at TJ MAXX, High Street Ellsworth, ME.
Contact: Sheriff Scott Kane 207-667-7575, Jarad Wilbur 207-812-0110
5:30pm Truckers Appreciation Dinner @ BVA Rally @ Balsam Valley Amphitheater
9:20am Ceremony Begins
10:20am Ceremony ends
10:45am Leave TJ Maxx
11:15am Bucksport Bridge. NOT A STOP. Drive by slowly
12:00pm Arrive at Bank of America. Joy Asuncion 207-930-5640. Belfast 21 Schoodic Drive Belfast
12:20pm Lunch begins Bank of America
1:20pm Lunch ends
1:45pm Leave Bank of America
2:15pm Arrive at Medomack Valley High School,320 Manktown Rd Waldoboro, MA,
Contact: Linda Pease 207-832-5389, Neil & Betsy Lash 207-832-5389
3:35pm Ceremony starts
4:35pm Ceremony ends
5:00pm Leave Medomack Valley HS Rt 1 South to 295 Brunswick into Portland
6:30pm Arrive at Elks Lodge for dinner, 1945 Congress Street Portland, ME,
Contact: Tim Smith 207-749-8006


Monday, December 12, 2016

6:15am Briefing at hotel stage at the Elks Lodge
6:45am Leave Elks Lodge parking lot
7:15am Arrive at Westbrook Middle School 471 Stroudwater St.
7:30 Ray Richardson’s Radio Show begins
8:45am Leave Westbrook Middle School, 95 South to Scarboro Exit. Convoy travels South on Rt 1
10:00am Ceremony begins
11:00am Ceremony ends
11:15am Convoy leaves Kennebunk High School Rt1 South
11:45am Arrive at Kittery Trading Post (Possible lunch stop) Rt1 Kittery
12:00pm Ceremony begins
12:45pm Ceremony ends
1:00pm Convoy leaves Kittery Trading Post
1:30pm Arrive at Winnacunnet High School, 1 Alumni Dr. Hampton NH
1:45pm Ceremony begins
2:45pm Ceremony ends
3:00pm Convoy leave Winnacunnet HS for Massachusetts
4:15pm Convoy arrives at Topsfield Fairgrounds, Dinner Stop.
Contact: Dick Cullinan 978-380-8397
4:30pm Ceremony starts with dinner
6:00pm Ceremony ends
6:15pm Convoy leaves fairgrounds for Marlborough, MA
7:45pm Convoy arrives at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 265 Lakeside Ave. Marlborough, MA 508-481-3000. Trucks will park in back (will be cordoned off).

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

7:30am Hotel briefing
7:45am Convoy leaves hotel
8:00am Convoy arrives at Vincent F. Picard American Legion Post 234
Contact: Giselle Giordino 508-735-6203, Address: 345 Hudson Street Northborough, MA. Trucks park across the street
8:15 Ceremony begins
9:15am Ceremony ends
9:30am Convoy leave Post 234 for Uncasville, CT
11:00am Convoy arrives at St Bernard School
Contact: Caitlin Meyer 860-662-468, Address: 1593 Norwich-New London Turnpike Uncasville, CT
11:15am Ceremony begins
12:15pm Ceremony ends
12:30pm Ceremony begins
12:45pm Convoy leaves school for Mohegan Sun
1:15pm Convoy arrives at Mohegan Sun, Lunch / Concert
1:45pm Ceremony begins
3:00pm Ceremony ends
3:20pm Convoy leaves Mohegan Sun
5:30pm Convoy arrives at St Ann Club
Contact: Sal Fratino 203-856-1058, Address: 16 Hendricks Ave Norwalk, CT. Trucks will need to park at same lot as last year and be bussed to St Ann Club
5:45pm Dinner and ceremony begin
7:00pm Dinner and ceremony end. Truckers brough back to trucks
7:00pm Convoy leaves and travels thru Newburg, NY to Fort Montgomery
6:15pm Convoy leaves fairgrounds for Marlborough, MA
9:30pm Convoy arrives at Holiday Inn Express Hotel Address1106 RT 9W PO Box 620 Fort Montgomery, NY 845-446-4277. Trucks will park overnight @ Bear Mountain State Park 2.1 miles from hotel

PLEASE NOTE: Hotel will have breakfast available startin at 4:30am

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

6:00am Hotel briefing
6:30am Convoy leaves hotel (Trucks stay at Bear Mountain State Park)
7:00am Convoy arrives at West Point Military Academy - Washington Gate
7:15 Sunrise service begins at West Point Cemetery
7:50am Sunrise Service ends
8:15am Convoy leaves West Point - Washington Gate. Retrieve trucks from Bear Mountain State Park (7.6 miles from Cemetery)
8:30am Convoy travels to Liberty Park
Contact: Mel Russin 732-413-3919 Address: 200 Morris Pesin Dr. Jersey City, NJ Liberation Memorial
10:30am Convoy arrives at Liberty Park
10:45pm Ceremony begins at Liberation Memorial
12:15pm Convoy leaves liberty Park, travels to Holmdel, NJ
1:00pm Convoy arrives @ Vietnam Memorial Museum (lunch stop), 1 Memorial Lane Holmdel NJ.
Contact: Mel Russin 732-413-3919
1:15pm Lunch begins
2:00pm Ceremony begins
3:00pm Ceremony ends
3:15pm Convoy leaves - Travels to Bordentown, NJ
4:45pm Convoy arrives at Petro Stop, dinner stop, 402 Rising Sun Rd Bordentown, NJ.
Contact: Tom Liutkus VP Marketing & Public Relations 440-808-7364

HAMPTON INN 200 Rising Sun Road, Bordentown, NJ 609-298-4000

Thursday, December 15, 2016

6:30am Morning briefing
7:00am Convoy leaves hotel for Mt Pleasant High School
8:30am Convoy arrives at Mt Pleasant High School
8:45 Ceremony begins
9:45am Ceremony ends
10:00am Convoy leaves high school
11:00am Convoy arrives at Smyrna Rest Area, (Bag Lunch Stop) 5500 North DuPont Highway Smyrna, DE,
Contact: Judy Campbell GSM 302-593-5991
12:45pm Convoy leaves Rest Area for Stevensville MD
2:00pm Convoy arrives at Matapeake Elementary School, 651 Romancoke Rd Stevensville, MD,
Contact: Wendy Hershey 410-490-1749
2:15pm Ceremony starts
3:15pm Ceremony ends
3:30pm Convoy travels to American Legion (around the corner from school)
3:45pm Convoy arrives at American Legion Post Stevensville MD, 800 Romancoke Rd Stevensville MD,
Contact: Nikki Randolph 410-643-1918
5:00pm Dinner Stop. Trucks will park overnight in American Legion Lot
7:00pm Convoy travels to Holiday Inn Express 1020 Kent Narrow Rd Grasonville, MD 410-827-4454

Friday, December 16, 2016

4:45am Hotel briefing
5:00am Truckers brought to American Legion to get trucks
5:30am Convoy leaves Hotel for Annapolis
6:00am Convoy arrives at Athletic Field for ALL trucks to park
6:45 Convoy makes way to Naval Academy Cemetery for Sunrise Service. Sunrise is 7:02am
7:00am Ceremony begins
8:00am Ceremony ends
8:15am Convoy leaves Annapolis to get trucks
TBD Pentagon
TBD Vietnam Wall, WWII Memorial, Korean Memorial
TBD Evening event and hotel

Saturday, December 17, 2016

TBD Hotel briefing