Minneapolis/Richfield Post 435

Legion Riders


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Announcement (As of October 26, 2020)

Chapter 435 has canceled their meetings until January. See you then!

Today over 425 American Legion Riders programs, organized by chapters, districts, or departments, support Americanism and Children and Youth programs in virtually every state in the nation, and more are organizing each month. One of the fastest growing and most highly visible of the many programs offered by The American Legion, The American Legion Riders are a very diverse group, and so are the programs that they support. What do American Legion Riders do? The activities are far too many to mention in this space, but here are a few examples:

American Legion Riders chapters and districts, nationally have become some of the most generous donors for the American Legacy Scholarship Fund, raising as much as $5,000 or more in a single event.

Legion Riders participate in the annual POW/MIA Rally held each Memorial weekend in Washington D.C. known as "Rolling Thunder".

Legion Riders sponsor or participate in local and national charity events in support of the sponsoring American Legion Post.

Legion Riders ride to raise money for such organizations as local VA Hospitals, Battered Women and Children's Centers, Varied Children and Youth Programs, a School for Blind Children, Veterans Relief, Needy Families and many, many others.

Legion Riders founded a national movement called “Patriot Guard” (www.patriotguard.org) that honors and protects the sanctity of military funerals and memorial services.

Legion Riders have formed special motorcycle Honor Guards and ceremonial teams highlighting the special bonds formed in military service and the motorcycling community.

Legion Riders have also begun to teach motorcycle and driver safety in the community and in schools in co-operation with ABATE and other national motorcycling organizations.

Post 435 American Legion Riders was formed in 2007. We meet on the second Wedesday of the month (except for December). We actively participate in the MN ALR Legacy Scholarship Run (Facebook link), or MN Legacy Run (website) and assist in various fundraisers throughout the year.

We can be located on the web here. If you want to contact us, please feel free to email us at post435alr@gmail.com.

Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00. Come join us!

Click on http://www.legion.org for online details.


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