The American Legion Post 90, Beaverdam, Virginia
American Legion Riders
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Director: Greg Smithson - email@example.com
Adjutant: Joe Wright - firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: Sandy Wright - email@example.com
Post 90 Legion Riders joined Post 221 in Caroline County for their Inaugural Bike Blessing and Spring Dust Off to start the 2021 riding season.
There were over 150 riders in attendance from throughout Virginia and Maryland.
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 organized 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 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 the “Patriot Guard Riders” 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 "A Brotherhood Aimed Towards Education" (ABATE) and other national motorcycling organizations.
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Sandy and Joe Wright, representing Beaverdam Chapter 90 of the American Legion Riders, traveled to Suffolk Virginia on November 13, 2021 for the chartering of the Namesmond Chapter 88 Riders. Joe, as Chapter Adjutant, presented a contribution to the new Chapter Director along with many of other Chapters present. This is a Rider tradition to help the new Chapter starting out. The event was well attended by Chapters from all over the state of Virginia. There are now 49 Chapters and over 1,400 Riders in our state.
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