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The American Legion Riders (ALR) Post #181 from Sandwich donated $1,000 to Rolling Thunder Inc., Illinois Chapter #1 from the “Bowl for Vets” benefit on Jan. 27. This donation will benefit Rolling Thunder to educate the public that many American Prisoners of War have been left behind, to protect future veterans from being left behind should they become POW/MIA, and committed to helping veterans from all wars. The American Legion Riders is a motorcycle group of American Legion Members that focus on veteran needs and support, love to ride, participate in patriotic events, and support community events. Pictured presenting the donation to Jim Murray from Rolling Thunder is Bob Lawrence, Director of American Legion Riders Post #181. Members from the American Legion Riders Post #181 pictured are Ralph and Karla Torres, Bob and Cherie Mauer, Mel Herreid, Ed White, Sandy Lawrence, Al Miller from Rolling Thunder Inc., Illinois Chapter #1, Cliff Oleson, Jim Murray from Rolling Thunder receiving the check, Gil Gonzalez, Kevin Rife, Sally and Bill Kolb, Gary Vandenbos from Rolling Thunder, Bob Lawrence, Henry Herbst and Barb Rife.