2004 Photo Album

King Veterans Memorial Run and Open House - May 10, 2004

The ALRA of Wisconsin was invited by Fox Valley H.O.G. and American Legion Post 38 in Appleton for their Sixth Annual King Veteran's Run. A pancake breakfast was provided prior to the run. Approximately 80 motorcycles participated in the ride. Below are a few photos of the event.


Bob Lane's Poker Run for Camp American Legion - June 19, 2004

ALRA of WI wishes to thank all those who participated in this year's successful Camp American Legion fundraiser run. This year we raised more than $1,100 for Camp American Legion.

A special note of thanks to Bob Lane, ALRA of WI member (Post 47 - Portage) and owner of the Full Throttle in Portage for sponsoring this fundraiser run. Another thank you for the hard work from the ladies of the Auxiliary from Portage Post 47 for putting on a great feed at Bob's brother Jim's establishment, Sidetracked. Another thank you to Bala's Harley Davidson in Wisconsin Dells for their support.


Camp Dance in Phillips - June 27, 2004

A few members ventured up to Phillips Wisconsin to visit with Doug Rasmussen, ALRA of WI and Legion Post 122 member for their annual "Camp Dance". This is a fund raiser for their post for Camp American Legion.


Loss of a Brother - June 28, 2004

The ALRA of Wisconsin lost another brother on June 28th. Leroy Nemitz from Milwaukee, District 4 Post 400 (Harley Davidson Post). Leroy was ALRA of Wisconsin District 4 Vice President. He was not only a husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle, cousin, nephew, but a friend to many. He loved life and was full of it. He was buried on his 58th birthday. Please keep his wife Charmayne, her children and family in your thoughts and prayers.


Independence Day Parades - July 4, 2004

The ALRA of WI participated in a few parades around the state. Below are a few photos of those parades.


432nd Civil Affairs Battalion Rally - July 10, 2004

The ALRA of Wisconsin participated in a rally/poker run to honor the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion from Green Bay following their recent return in Iraq. Fifty motorcycles participated in the event. The ride began at the Patriot Store in Green Bay and ended up at Appleton American Legion Post 38, 43.2 miles away! A portion of the proceeds went to the Nicole Frye Memorial Scholarship Fund. Below are a few photos of the event.

Wisconsin American Legion State Convention - State Legion Commander Dave Gough and State ALRA of Wisconsin State President, Roy Helms. For those of you who don't know, Commander Dave is also an ALRA of Wisconsin member.
Governor Jim Doyle takes time for a photo op.
Pictured left to right: Chris Rosenow, Post 33 Neenah Commander, Kevin Wiley, ALRA of WI District 6 President, Governor Jim Doyle and Richard Keller Dist 6 Vice-President

Legion State Convention - Our Legion Rider brothers from "up north"
Doug and Doug and Bob and Bob
Legion State Convention - The group at the display booth

Horicon Marsh Days Parade 2004

Elaine (a Gold Star Mother) and Diane proudly
display one of our new ALR flags.

Jess proudly displaying our new flag on her bike.

The group at our August quarterly ALRA of Wisconsin State meeting
Stan Jezeski, Commander - Post 366 presents an appreciation plaque to Roy Helms, ALRA of Wisconsin State President

Attendees at the Midwest Romp, Fond du Lac, WI - August 2004

American Legion National Convention Parade - Nashville - August 2004

POW/MIA Silent March in Horicon - September 2004

Veteran's Day Parade in Milwaukee - Pre-Staging
Country and Pack Rat displaying a Gold Star Flag

2004 Veteran's Day Parade - Milwaukee - ALRA of WI Participants
1942 WLA - Still Running Strong


2004 Veteran's Day Parade - Military Flyover

The ALRA of Wisconsin was honored to participate in its final parade of the 2004 season, the Grafton Holiday Parade. The ALRA of WI was personally invited to participate by Wisconsin State Commander Al Richards. Above, Commander Al takes time for a photo op. Left to right are: Left to right: Richard Keller, State ALRA of WI President Roy Helms, Jack Hill, Commander Al Richards, Jim Sperling

American Legion State Commander Al Richards
Photo op with Commander Al