American Legion Riders Post 17 ………… Take a ride through our information highway!

American Legion Riders | Pearce Keller Post 17 | 114 McCall Rd | Manhattan KS 66502

Stop By The Legion On Thursday For Dinner!!

Make Some Noise

IMG_7936When Manhattan High School has a Friday home football game you might hear a lot of noise at the end zone. For the last several years some of our riders have taken their motorcycles and parked them in the end zone.

When the football team comes out of the locker room at the beginning of the game, the motorcycles start their engines and make a lot of noise. What a great way to get the team and spectators rev’d up for the game. Continue reading

Home At Last

On September 25, 2021, Chaplain (Captain) Emil J. Kapaun finally made it home. It was a long journey, but he is finally home. Chaplain Kapaun was born in Pilsen, Kansas on April 20, 1916. He died a Prisoner of War on May 23, 1951 in Pyoklong, North Korea.

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September Dinner Ride

We took the long way to get to Wamego for the September dinner ride. Our destination was the new Mexican restaurant “Viva La Fiesta”.

That place was very colorful. The food was good and it is always a great time when we get together to share a meal.

Christmas In July

“Christmas in July” was a great success.

Thank you to everyone that was able to come out. There will be a lot of happy children for Christmas 2021.

Quilt Ceremony

Quilt Ceremony

Highway Cleanup

IMG_7427On Sunday, April 11th, members of the American Legion riders group from Post 17 volunteered to clean up a 2 mile portion of Highway 13.

It was a beautiful day to be outside.

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