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American Legion Riders donate to Lansing Police and Fire Departments

$500 given to each department

by Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (November 7, 2019) – Representatives from the Lansing American Legion Riders came forward during the November 5 Village Board Meeting to present checks to the Lansing Police and Fire Departments, each in the amount of $500.

The president of the Legion Riders Nick Grigutis came forward with four of his Rider colleagues and said, “We have a lot of fundraisers through the year…. We come here tonight to donate a couple checks to the police and fire department for all the things they do for the town. There’s a lot of fundraising that goes on in this town from the Legion, the Lansing Lions, and the Copper Muggers, so go to the pancake breakfasts and buy a couple hot dogs here and there because the money does a lot for the community.”

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.