ROCKINGHAM — American Legion Submit 147 of Richmond County hosted motorcyclists from throughout North Carolina on Saturday.
Twenty-five riders departed Monroe early Saturday morning in path to Ledbetter Lake. Upon arrival, Submit 147 offered a meal, and fellowship for the cyclists.
The American Legion riders are traversing North Carolina in an effort to boost cash for the Nationwide Rehabilitation Fund. The fund serves to assist injured troopers get again on their ft after navy service. William Lunceford, the Submit 147 Commander, made a donation to Mike Dunley, the North Carolina State Commander, in a present of assist.
The American Legion offers a mess of providers. From wounded warrior fundraising and advocacy to dependent scholarship funds, the American Legion has supported the veteran neighborhood for over 100 years.
Submit 147 will host its subsequent occasion on Memorial Day at Veterans Park. The legion can be honoring the fourteen Richmond County residents who gave their lives in assist of this nation in the course of the Vietnam Struggle.