The American Legion Riders of Fulton County met on December 5, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Wauseon Post #265. Ten members were present. Opening discussion pertained to three veteran families with children (boy age 3, boy age 2, girl age 5, girl age 2, and girl age 9 months with cancer) in need. Donations are still being accepted for the families and can be dropped off at the Wauseon American Legion Post after 11 a.m.
The meeting was then opened with a Salute to the Flag and the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a Moment of Silence for friends, family, and fellow motorcyclists and comrades who have passed own. Supporter Shirts, on sale for $20 a shirt with pre-pay at time of order, will be placed at the Fulton County VFW and American Legions in the near future. Planning ahead, the Wauseon American Legion will be having their dinner and reverse raffle drawing coming up March 29th. Tickets are on sale for $30 each.
The Legion Riders of Northwest Ohio are looking at organizing a one day Charity Event. This will be discussed at the next meeting. Commander Doc Roth shard that on January 1st the Riders will meet at 10 a.m. at the Frisch’s Big Boy on Conant Street in Maumee followed by their annual Polar Bear Dive in the Maumee River.
A motion was made and passed to order 200 cards with the 2014 meeting dates and locations.
The next meeting will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 7 p.m. The group is always seeking new members. For more information about upcoming meetings or membership, you may call Commander “Doc” Roth at 419-583-0130 or Vice Commander Marv “Mac” McIntosh at 419-250-3954.