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.
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.
Riders of the Quarter
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.
Rider of the Quarter
On 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.
2020 Christmas Party
The American Legion Riders love to get together. For the past few years we have been having a “White Elephant” Christmas party. This year there were some really funny gifts. Continue reading
Wreath Laying Ceremony 2020
Trunk or Treat
This was the second annual “Trunk or Treat” at the American Legion Post 17 in Manhattan.
Because it is 2020 and we are dealing with Covid-19, this year things were done differently. Our “Trunk or Treat” was done by drive thru. Everyone involved in our group that handled candy had to wear a mask and gloves. Continue reading