They were hoping for a good turnout since this was the first year for “Trunk or Treat”. They estimated to have had around 300 participants. It was a great success.
On Sunday, September 15th some of our riders were able to go to Post 40 in Abilene for a breakfast fundraiser. Continue reading
On Saturday, January 26, 2019 the American Legion in Manhattan, KS had very important guest.
During the event several of the veterans told stories about what it was like during the battle.
The American Legion Riders served lunch to the veterans, their family and guest.
We look forward to seeing our veterans next year. Continue reading
There was enough food donated to serve 600 complete turkey dinners to Fort Riley families.
The Manhattan (Post 17) and the Chapman (Post 240) contributed the 600 bags of marshmallows for the dinners. Continue reading
The last 5 or 6 years we have had the party at Keith and Sandy’s home, but this year the weather wasn’t cooperating.
So instead we had it at the legion. Continue reading
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.