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2 Great Rides, 2 Great Legacies This Summer The inau-gural Mich-igan Legacy S ch o l a rs h i p Run will be June 25-26th. In for m at i on was sent to all of the posts and ALR last month. The run will be from Harbor Springs to the State Convention in Sterling Heights There will be an over-night stop in Grand Rapids. Open to The ride will be from Mt Pleasant to Sault Ste Marie. Open to all American Legion Rid-ers from any state. Pre registration ap-preciated and we will try to ensure free ride patches for all that pre register. An information packet will be mailed to you. Ride will end at the Kewadin Casi-no where country music artist Richard Lynch will be hosting a benefit concert for Wilwin lodge Saturday evening. Visit www.michiganlegion.org click on MI LEGIONNAIRE Michigan Legionnaire & Wolverine Auxiliaire Vol. LXXXIII No. 8 any legion member and their guests. Thursday will start with breakfast at Harbor Springs Post 281, lunch at the Manistee Post 10 and dinner at Grand Rapid Post 459. Friday will start with breakfast at Grand Rapids Post 208, lunch along the way then to the State Convention in Sterling Heights. There will be camping available in Grand Rapids and other stops along the way. Preregistration is preferred if you wish to get the ride patch or join the run in progress at an agreed upon location. Once registered, an in-Official Publication of The American Legion Department of Michigan -www.michiganlegion.org -JUNE 2015 Michigan Legacy Scholarship Run June 25th-26th, 2015 formation packet will be mailed with more details concerning lodging, events and times, etc. This is open to two, three and 4 wheel vehicles. We ask that you and your vehicle be in safe operating condition. If we deem your vehicle is unsafe (bald tires, se-rious leaks, yes I know older bikes do leak a little, inoperable lights) you will not be allowed to ride in the event. Net Proceeds for this will go to the American Legion Legacy Run Schol-arship Program. If you wish to ride in with us from Troy to Sterling Heights you may do so free of cost. If riding for free, you will not get a patch or any other accoutrements from the ride. You must preregister with the State Convention if you wish to go onto the floor to present the check on Friday evening. Registration will be closed when we roll up to the convention. For more information and registra-tion form, please go to www.michi-ganlegion.org and click on the Legacy Run section. Questions – Contact Jerry “Mouse” Lundquist 248-310-1775 or lou_zerr@yahoo.com Wilwin Ride for Our Veterans Saturday July 25, 2015 the Wilwin Fundraiser for registration and information. For questions contact Tom Howard at 517-488-4730 or email at speedbump48813@hotmail.com Registration – Snacks – and regis-tration assignment number, wristband or bike marker. C&S Motorsports – Mt Pleasant MI TIME -7-8.30 Ride introduction 8:45 along with Group assignments (will assign to squads based on number of people). Ride prayer. Assemble motorcycles into squads. Ride Captain Introductions to squads, riders meet and greet and motorcycle safety inspection by RC’s to be done by 9:30. Unsafe motorcycles or riders will be dismissed, period. Your safety is my responsibility. 10:00 AM Depart C&S Motorsports for ride. 11.30 Arrive at first stop in Gaylord. Fuel on your own. Assemble at Zips 45 parallel Harley {Leg 1 is 101 Miles 1 Hr 35 Min} Food to be supplied by Zips 45th Parallel Harley for lunch. 2:00 PM Depart after safety talk on bridge crossing and logistics. Arrive at Sault Ste Marie casino destina-tion at 4:15 PM {Leg 2 is 119 Miles Time 1 Hr 56 Min] ** Please note the following items. For riders registering at Gaylord. Please arrive early. Lead team timelines may vary. No alcohol, period. Small flags permitted only. No Return Postage Requested JUNE 2015

Michigan Legacy Scholarship Run June 25th-26th, 2015

The inaugural Michigan Legacy Scholarship Run will be June 25-26th. Information was sent to all of the posts and ALR last month. The run will be from Harbor Springs to the State Convention in Sterling Heights There will be an overnight stop in Grand Rapids. Open to any legion member and their guests. Thursday will start with breakfast at Harbor Springs Post 281, lunch at the Manistee Post 10 and dinner at Grand Rapid Post 459. Friday will start with breakfast at Grand Rapids Post 208, lunch along the way then to the State Convention in Sterling Heights. There will be camping available in Grand Rapids and other stops along the way. Preregistration is preferred if you wish to get the ride patch or join the run in progress at an agreed upon location. Once registered, an information packet will be mailed with more details concerning lodging, events and times, etc. This is open to two, three and 4 wheel vehicles. We ask that you and your vehicle be in safe operating condition. If we deem your vehicle is unsafe (bald tires, serious leaks, yes I know older bikes do leak a little, inoperable lights) you will not be allowed to ride in the event. Net Proceeds for this will go to the American Legion Legacy Run Scholarship Program. If you wish to ride in with us from Troy to Sterling Heights you may do so free of cost. If riding for free, you will not get a patch or any other accoutrements from the ride. You must preregister with the State Convention if you wish to go onto the floor to present the check on Friday evening. Registration will be closed when we roll up to the convention. For more information and registration form, please go to www.michiganlegion.org and click on the Legacy Run section. Questions – Contact Jerry “Mouse” Lundquist 248-310-1775 or lou_zerr@yahoo.com

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Wilwin Ride For Our Veterans Saturday July 25, 2015

The ride will be from Mt Pleasant to Sault Ste Marie.

Open to all American Legion Riders from any state. Pre registration appreciated and we will try to ensure free ride patches for all that pre register. An information packet will be mailed to you. Ride will end at the Kewadin Casino where country music artist Richard Lynch will be hosting a benefit concert for Wilwin lodge Saturday evening. Visit www.michiganlegion.org click on The Wilwin Fundraiser for registration and information. For questions contact Tom Howard at 517-488-4730 or email at speedbump48813@hotmail.com

Registration – Snacks – and registration assignment number, wristband or bike marker. C&S Motorsports – Mt Pleasant MI

TIME - 7- 8.30

Ride introduction 8:45 along with Group assignments (will assign to squads based on number of people).

Ride prayer.

Assemble motorcycles into squads.

Ride Captain Introductions to squads, riders meet and greet and motorcycle safety inspection by RC’s to be done by 9:30. Unsafe motorcycles or riders will be dismissed, period. Your safety is my responsibility.

10:00 AM Depart C&S Motorsports for ride.

11.30 Arrive at first stop in Gaylord. Fuel on your own. Assemble at Zips 45 parallel Harley {Leg 1 is 101 Miles 1 Hr 35 Min} Food to be supplied by Zips 45th Parallel Harley for lunch.

2:00 PM Depart after safety talk on bridge crossing and logistics.

Arrive at Sault Ste Marie casino destination at 4:15 PM

{Leg 2 is 119 Miles Time 1 Hr 56 Min]

** Please note the following items. For riders registering at Gaylord. Please arrive early. Lead team timelines may vary. No alcohol, period. Small flags permitted only.

Read the full article at http://digital.zoompubs.com/article/Wilwin+Ride+For+Our+Veterans+Saturday+July+25%2C+2015/2013672/259562/article.html.

Richard Lynch Band

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