If you would like to purchase a raffle ticket, please contact American Legion Post 17 at (785) 776-4556. Only 400 tickets will be sold. Don’t wait…..get yours today.
The American Legion riders were responsible for purchasing, preparing and serving all our guest for the three days. That included two breakfast meals, one lunch meal and two dinner meals.
27 riders participated during the weekend with a total of 23 man hours. Continue reading
The Battle of the Bulge was from December 16, 1945 until January 25, 1945. It was the last major German offensive campaign on the Western Front during World War II.
You never get tired of listening to the veterans stories. They have experienced things you could never imagine. Some stories are really funny, but there are also so many sad stories. It is especially interesting to hear these stories from the veterans themselves.
Wreaths are placed on every military gravesites.
“Wreaths Across America holds simultaneous observances in more than 1,200 locations in all 50 states and 24 national veteran cemeteries on foreign soil. The intent is to remind people that “Every Stone Has a Story” and to teach younger generations about the value of honoring those who sacrificed
to protect America’s freedoms. The organization’s motto is “Remember, Honor, Teach.”—–jcpost.com Continue reading
Some of the presents got snatched up a couple of times and that makes for an exciting time. The rule is after a gift has been snatched three times, it stays with that person.
Our group always has a good time together. Continue reading
The riders group is comprised of active duty veterans, retired veterans, spouses of veterans, sons and daughters of veterans.
We have members from all age groups. Continue reading
Our riders aren’t just Legion members, we have become friends.
Every year for the past 4 years, Keith & Sandy have hosted this annual BBQ at their home. It is always so much fun.
The food was great, Ribs, Chicken and so many delicious sides. Of course there was a dessert table full of goodies.
No one went home hungry that night. Continue reading
This is an annual ride the American Legion Riders take together. We take a ride down country roads and then stop in a small town. Our lunch is from a “brownbag”, or any type bag will work.
We want to give out a special “Thanks” to Harold R. for planning the ride and destination. Continue reading
Part of the proceeds raised during this event will support a local veterans suicide organization.
This year we had a Bike Show, Entertainment by Michael B, Silent auction, Gun Raffle, Fireworks, Vendors, Food and Beer Garden.
We will start going on dinner rides now that the weather is getting warmer here at American Legion Post 17.
Each month we pick a different place to ride, and grab a bite to eat. It is always a good time.
For more information about joining the American Legion Riders group contact our post home.
Not many pictures were taken on this dinner ride. Continue reading