Plainfield Legion Riders   


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Legion Riders monthly meetings are scheduled for the 4th Saturday of month at 10am



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Officers for Plainfield American Legion Riders are as follows:

Joe "Hammer" Manno- Director    815-600-6413

James "Jimmy" Grier - Asst. Director   219-929-8245

Kris Gardner -Secretary 708 805-0423

Joe "Hammer" Manno - Chaplain   815-600-6413

Andy Lorenzen - Treasurer   630-740-5157

Pablo "Chino" Esqueda - Membership Chairman   815-953-4695

Mike "Hombre" Cross ~ SGT. of Arms   630-774-4351

Bob "Boots" Tosch - Communications Officer   815-557-8316

Everett Samms – Road Captain 815-230-5747 

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or the Director Joe Manno @815-600-6413

American Legion Riders Chapter Constitution


For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:  To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great Wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.


The American Legion Riders is formed to promote the aims and purposes of The American Legion as a family oriented motorcycling activity for members of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, and The Sons of The American Legion.

Article I—Name

The name of this program shall be THE AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS of Plainfield Illinois,  Marne Post 13 and Chapter name.

Article II—Nature

Section 1.  The American Legion Riders (ALR) is a program for members of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, and The Sons of The American Legion members, collectively “The Legion Family,” who share an interest in motorcycling.

Section 2.  The American Legion Riders upholds the declared principles of The American Legion as well as conforms to and abides by the regulations and decisions of the department, post, or other duly constituted governing body.

Section 3.  The ALR maintains and protects the image of The American Legion at all times through appropriate wearing of The American Legion Emblem. The emblem of The American Legion demands "that the wearer shall ever guard the sanctity of home and country and free institutions.”

Section 4.  Members of the ALR avoid any perception of being a motorcycle or “biker" club or gang.  Rather, the focus of membership is for the enjoyment of motorcycles and comradeship and furthering Legion programs in the community.

Section 5.  The ALR strives to improve the public’s perception of the motorcycling community by promoting the honorable nature of service to one’s community, state and nation through the sport of motorcycling.

Section 6.  Members of the ALR comply at all times with the motor vehicle safety, licensing, and insurance laws or regulations of the state in which operating.



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