American Legion Riders salute Jerry Blunk at his home in Wellington this morning

first_imgAmerican Legion Riders said a prayer and made a salute at Jerry Blunk’s residence this morning.by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow — The American Legion Riders made a visit this morning at the home of Jerry Blunk, who is fighting an illness. The riders started in front of the American Legion, drove to his home on Plum Street in Wellington, and gathered to say a prayer and salute Blunk. The Legion Riders are known to come to the aid or show their support of law enforcement and military personnel who are in distress. Don’t forget there is a Free Will Offering chili feed going on from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today by the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office and Sumner County E911 to help raise money for with expenses.The Legion Riders are a group of motor cycle riders whose members also attend the funerals of members of the U.S. military, firefighters, and police. The group also greets troops returning from overseas at homecoming celebrations and performs volunteer work for veteran’s organizations such as Veterans Homes. American Legion Riders starts ride on Jefferson St. by the Wellington American Legion.Follow us on Twitter.last_img read more