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    FYI   ALR meeting Tuesday December 12, 2017.
25 Members in attendance!



January 9, 2018


MEETING CALLED TO ORDER BY:  Director, Glenn Weakly

ATTENDEES:  22 Members            PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE     INVOCATION BY: Chaplain, Lisa Sundberg                  


SECRETARY REPORT:  Cathy Thornhill      Minutes from December 12, 2017 meeting approved.


TREASURER REPORT:  Bill Senne      Current Balance = $6,934.   Report approved as read.


MEMBERSHIP REPORT:  Dan Jayson        25 confirmed members.  Membership cards are available. 


WEBMASTER REPORT:  Jim Peschl (Allen Canzonieri) Absent


RIDE COORDINATOR REPORT:  Marlin Brandau                 Absent


HISTORIAN REPORT:  Barb Borgh              No report


Guest:  Russell Bell, Bubba, from Fridley American Legion Post 303 American Legion Riders announced a benefit ride for Eagles Healing Nest-Anoka (EHN-A) on May 19, 2018.  Requested that the ride begins at Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion.  Discussion to follow.




Continue to display banner at current location.


Scooter will be put on Craig’s list for sale.




Randy Taber:  Requested a date for the Blessing of the Bikes.  After discussion, Sunday May 20, 2018 was set.


Kent Winkelman:  Suggested making a monetary donation in the event of the passing of a Rider’s family member that was a veteran.  Discussion tabled.


Glenn Weakly:  The Riders have been assigned Room 304 in Cottage 4 at the EHN-A.  More details to follow as they become available.


Cathy Thornhill:  American Legion National Commander’s Dinner at Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion on February 8, 2018.  All members are encouraged to attend.  The Post has not hosted this event in more than 12 years.


Thank you’s received from EHN-A; VA for CRRC lunch; Ron Keppel for sympathy card; Cathy Thornhill for sympathy card.


Benediction by Lisa Sundberg


Meeting adjourned at 7:45



Upcoming Events:


January 19, 2018                              Auxiliary Steak Dinner

January 21, 2018                              ALR Omelet Breakfast

February 8, 2018                               American Legion National Commander’s Dinner. Social 5:00, Dinner 6:00

February 13, 2018                            ALR Meeting

February 16, 2018                            Auxiliary Steak Dinner

February 18, 2018                            ALR Omelet Breakfast

March 13, 2018                                 ALR Meeting

March 16, 2018                                 Auxiliary Steak Dinner

March 18, 2018                                 ALR Omelet Breakfast

March 23, 2018                                 Osseo-Maple Grove American Legion Homeless Veterans Benefit Dinner

April 10, 2018                                    ALR Meeting

April 15, 2018                                    ALR Omelet Breakfast

April 20, 2018                                    Auxiliary Children and Youth Annual Fund Raiser

May 8, 2018                                        ALR Meeting

May 18, 2018                                     Auxiliary Steak Dinner

May 19, 2018                                     EHN-A Benefit Ride

May 20, 2018                                     Blessing of the Bikes at Olivet United Methodist Church


Ride Reminders
Generally, all rides will start at the Osseo/Maple Grove American Legion Post 172 with kickstands up at 9:00 am. Most rides are generally scheduled for the third Saturday of the month.  Please note that we may have scheduled some additional rides that do not fall under this general rule. For a complete schedule of all rides check out Agenda and Upcoming Events.
If you want to schedule a dinner ride or any other spur of the moment ride send an email to our ride director (and ALR director) and he will notify all members of the ride via email.

Next meeting will be February 13, 2018 .