American Legion Post 90 News


4th Annual Alanna Marcotte Memorial Ride Benefits St. Jude
By Cheryl Killam   8-13-18

The Tuckaway Tavern parking lot was filled with over 85 motorcycles by 9:30 am Saturday morning, August 4th. The riders gathered to raise money for St. Jude in memory of 12 year old Alanna Marcotte who lost her battle with cancer in April 2014. The ride is hosted by the Amercan Legion Post 90, Chapter 21 of Raymond, NH..

Shawn Simoneau, the American Legion Rider Director, said, "this is the fourth memorial ride and each year it gets bigger and better. The first year we donated $3500, the second year it was $6500, and last year $8000."

The ride is held rain or shine. Each rider pays $30 and each passenger pays $20. The Tuckaway Tavern provided a free buffet style breakfast with scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, cinnamon rolls, muffins, fruit and coffee to all of the riders.

The two and a half hour ride ended at the American Legion Post 90 in Raymond, NH, where the Tuckaway Tavern catered a lunch of lobster rolls and steak tips.

There were a wide variety of raffles, including a 50/50. Massages were available from 2 to 4 pm free for veterans from Kay, the owner of Keep in Touch! with K~.

The American Legion would like to thank all of their sponsors.

The following sponsors have supported this ride over the past four years: Hi Volt Line Construction, Raymond Septic, Pages Auto Repair, Your Poo Pal, Herlbert Toyota and Prime Warehouse and Storage.

This year's new sponsors include Sullivan Tire, Flag Hill Winery & Distillery, Alan Diesel, Sherman Sand & Gravel and Keep in Touch! with K~.

Of course a very special thank you goes to The Tuckaway Tavern for supplying the riders with the fabulous breakfast and lunch.

Over $11,000 was collected from the riders for St.Jude in the memory of Alanna Marcotte. A check and presentation ceremony will be held at a future date.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the ride, everyone went back to the American Legion Post 90 for lunch and massages from Kay, owner of Keep In Touch! with K~.

Veteran John Caldini enjoying his free massage below.

 

 

 

For more information about the ride, contact Shawn Simoneau, American Legion Rider Director, at 603-396-0764 or email ssimoneau68@gmail.com

The ride is sponsored by the American Legion Riders Post 90, Chapter 21 of Raymond, NH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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