Deer River American Legion Riders Events
|Start Date:||May 18th, 2013|
|End Date:||Nov 11th, 2013|
|Address:||12 First Street NE|
Deer River, MN 56636
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I am Diane Stay and I am the PR person with Chapter 1 American Legion Riders,
The Jody Spitzak Memorial Ride
The Jody ride is in honor of Jody Spitzak, who was a charter ALR member and fought a courageous battle with cancer. Leaving two children behind, the proceeds went to his children yet having grown those funds are now designated for other veterans, in our post, who have cancer and need assistance.
Saturday May 18th, Deer River Vets Club
8:00 am Breakfast
Memorial Day Ride
Memorial Ride starts with ALR members visiting Veterans at Care Centers in Deer River, MN, after which riders continue onto 7 separate cemeteries. The final stop is the Winnibigoshish Dam ceremony, where several wreaths will be dropped into the Mississippi River, honoring those Veterans whove perished in all wars. Chili feed following the service at the Deer River Vets Club
Memorial Day Ride
Monday May 27th
Registration 7:30 am Deer River Vets Club
Ride 8:00 am
Ride for the Troops
5th Annual Fallen Veterans Ride
Honoring all members and veterans who have past on. Monies collected go to Veteran family needs.
Saturday, June 15
Registration 10:00 am, Deer River Vets Club
Minnesota Operation Nice Benefit Ride
Ride costs go to creating care packages for those still deployed.
Sunday July 21
Registrations 10:00am Deer River Vets Club
Vets on the Lake Fundraiser Ride
Fundraiser to help with expenses at this resort especially created for disabled veterans and was organized in 1982 for the explicit purpose of working on a program to create a recreational facility for disabled veterans and their families to vacation.
Saturday August 17
Registration 9:00am Deer River Vets Club
Prisoners of War/Missing In Action Ride
Awareness program to educate the community;
To help in finding and identify remains of soldiers still MIA,
Giving POW flags to businesses for their flagpoles.
Saturday September 21
Registration 10:00am Deer River Vets Club
Veterans of Foreign War members/American Legion members /Am. Legion Auxiliary members/ Am. Legion Riders can participate in the Veterans Day celebration march down Main Street to the Vets Club where members will be dismissed followed by a free will donation Chili feed.
Monday November 11
Thanks you for helping us.
PO Box 611
Squaw Lake, MN 56636
|Host:||American Legion Riders|
|Phone:||218 259 0164|
|Website:||myweb.arvig.net/deerriveralr/Calendar of Events.pdf|
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