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P.O. BOX 155, 733 1st STREET, Somers Point, New Jersey

Clark-Eliason Post 352

LEGION RIDERS, Post 352,  Somers Point, NJ  609-226-2668

Mailing address:  P.O. BOX 199, Northfield, NJ 08225

501(c)(19) Tax ID upon request.

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OFFICERS

 

President                     MIKE MERLINO           irskill@aol.com
Vice President PAUL LETTIERI            plett99@aol.com
Secretary GEORGE MULLER       Ghmuller@gmail.com
Treasurer RICK PALATUCCI        CaptainRicky007@yahoo.com
Sgt of Arms HOWARD ABBOTT      abbott109@comcast.net
Membership STEVE BARNA             vandal7@verizon.net
Chaplain DAVE REITZEL            set88@aol.com
Ride Coordinator KEN STITELER             kstiteler@aol.com
Historian FRAN CHAMBERS       abfchambers@verizon.net
Immediate Past President DAVE EASTLACK         DAVEALR352@comcast.net 

                          Past President                 Joe Hutcherson

                          Past President                 Paul L Giunta

Somers Point Post 352 Legion Riders support Veterans not only in Somers Point but all over South Jersey and even out of state.  If you know of any Veterans needing support, escorts or any help needed, let us know and we will do our best to provide help.

Today over 500 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 organizing 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 participate in the annual POW/MIA Rally held each Memorial weekend in Washington D.C. known as "Rolling Thunder".

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 Center, 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 “Patriot Guard”  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 cooperation with ABATE and other national motorcycling organizations.

Remember: American Legion Riders are a very dedicated group of Legion Family members. When your Post or district sponsors a new Riders organization, you create a win/win situation for your post, district, and Department!

Click on http://www.legion.org/riders for online details.

Too read about the history of Legion Rider Post 352 you can find it here

 

Please contact Steve Barna with any membership questions or to receive an application.

Steve Barna  609-226-2061 or vandal7@verizon.net

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