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Wounded Warriors-MN motorcycle ride breaks fundraising record

This year's Wounded Warriors-MN Motorcycle Ride was the most successful ever, according to a news release. The goal of the Aug. 22 event was to reach out to area veterans and active-duty soldiers in a time of need. This is the 11th year of the ev...

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Ann Hoshal, center left, and Heidi Cameron, center right, drape themselves in Quilts of Valor presented by Wounded Warriors-MN members Steve Eisenreich, left, Melony Butler, center, and Randy Haag, right. The quilts were presented as part of the 11th annual Wounded Warriors-MN motorcycle ride. Submitted photo

This year's Wounded Warriors-MN Motorcycle Ride was the most successful ever, according to a news release.

The goal of the Aug. 22 event was to reach out to area veterans and active-duty soldiers in a time of need. This is the 11th year of the event and total proceeds from the ride, ride fees, sponsor donations and a silent auction came to $21,630.

This year's proceeds assisted two local families, as well as the Eagle's Healing Nest in Sauk Centre.

Wounded Warriors-MN retains no money for itself, has no paid employees, is an entirely volunteer organization and is a registered nonprofit organization. Wounded Warriors-MN is an independent organization with no affiliation with the Wounded Warrior Project.

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