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

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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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Trunk or Treat

IMG_7001This 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