American Legion Riders, Chapter 202, Brentwood, CA.

Picture 26American Legion Riders, Chapter 202, Brentwood, California

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The types of things that these groups are doing are far too many to mention, but here are a few examples.

Participation in the annual POW/MIA Rally held each Memorial weekend in Washington D.C. known as “Rolling Thunder”

•     Sponsoring or participating in local charity events in support of the sponsoring American Legion Post

•     Raising money for such organizations as local VA Hospitals, Battered Women and Children’s Center, Varied Children and Youth programs, a School for Blind Children, Veterans Relief, Needy families and many, many others

•     Sponsoring or participating in motorcycle “Runs” to benefit numerous charities, including charities for underprivileged children and medical research, or the September 11 Legacy Scholarship Fund, just to name a few

•     Participation in countless memorial ceremonies and community parades

•     One group is even spearheading an effort to erect a “Veterans Memorial Park” in the center of their Downtown area

•     Legion Riders are also an excellent tool to teach motorcycle and driver safety in the community and in schools.

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