2016 Salute To American Veterans Rally donation
SAV16-donation-600 01The Rally Committee Chairman and I with Andrew and his son Laren the day they got their certificate of occupancy.

Our crew from the Salute to American Veterans Rally is honored and humbled to have been a small part of this monumental effort to get a disabled Veteran and his special needs Son back in to their home in Cripple Creek.

RESPECT to the Men and Women of Post 171 American Legion!    They are the Heroes.

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L to R: Curt Sorenson; Senior Vice Commander, Laren, Andrew Smith, Andrew’s mother, Rich Ingold; Post 171 Adjutant  & Post 171 Commander Tom Litherland gather on the porch of the Smith home.


Andrew Smith had a Father’s Day he’ll remember for quite some time, thanks to American Legion Post 171 in Cripple Creek

Read the full story "Post renovates home for veteran and his disabled son"


2018 Salute To American Veterans Rally donation


Salute to American Veterans Rally committee co-chairmen Ray McPeek and Stu Sacks present a check to the organizers of the Veterans 4 Veterans organization at the 2018 Remembrance Ceremony in Cripple Creek.

Veterans 4 Veterans is a group of United States Veteran motorcycling organizations who work closely with the Pike’s Peak coalition for homeless Veterans to help keep our homeless Vets off the streets.

The $3000.00 donation, made possible through proceeds generated by the annual POW MIA Recognition Ride will go directly to help homeless Vets in the Pikes Peak region.

2014 Salute To American Veterans Rally donation

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The following note was sent to us by Tina Smith. Tina's husband Chris is terminally ill and their VA Benefits were stalled in Government red tape back in late 2014.
Meanwhile, they were having trouble making ends meet on basic needs like groceries.

The Smith's received a $1,000 donation from the Vets Rally Committee via a request from American Military Family.

WWII Vet gets help from Rally Committee

Tas Blevins and Jim Wear of the Salute to American Veterans Rally Committee present a check for $1,100.00 to Laura & Bud Jeffery at their home in Cripple Creek Colorado.


2018 Award from American
Legion Riders Post 38

2018 Award from American Legion Riders Post 38


Award from the
Rocky Mountain Chapter
Special Forces Association

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Pro Promotions receives award from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

On Saturday, August 15th 2009, a presentation was made to pro Promotions President Jim Wear from Freddie Strickland of the U.S department of Veterans Affairs.
2015 Salute To American Veterans Rally donation


Our first contribution from the 2015 Rally presented to a local veteran in need by committee member Tas Blevens.

2013 Salute To American Veterans Rally Pays It Forward


Pictured above is Rally Committee Chairman and US Army Veteran Stu Sacks, presenting a check for $1,000.00 to Staff Sargent Glen Burningham of the 10th Special Forces Group & his wife Stephanie. Their 18 month old daughter has a rare spinal disorder that will render her bed ridden for life. The Family will use the money toward a special handicap van to transport her to medical appointments or anywhere outside the home.

Homestead House "adopt a brick" program

On Sunday, September 5th,  Cripple Creek's Old Homestead House Museum's new "adopt a brick program" started with a bang with a premier donation of $1,000.00. The contribution came courtesy of the the recent SALUTE TO AMERICAN VETERANS RALLY.


Pikes Peak MARINE CORPS League

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I was humbled and honored to receive 3 awards from the Pikes Peak MARINE CORPS League this weekend (Oct 5th, 2014).


2003 American Legion
Commanders Appreciation Award

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2015 Salute To American Veterans Rally donation


Salute to American Veterans Rally committee members Stopped by the American Legion Post 5 on January 20tt to present a check for $3,000.00 to the "Vets 4 Vets" crew. This organization helps Homeless Veterans and is a cooperative effort between several Veteran Motorcycle Clubs and organizations.<br /> The $3K is a result of funds raised at the 2015 Rally. ALL of you who attended and contributed are to be thanked and credited for the donation. GOD BLESS OUR VETERANS!

US Marine Gets A Little Help From His Friends


Members of the “Devil Dogs” Motorcycle Club accept a check from Stu Sacks – Committee Chairman of the “SALUTE TO AMERICAN VETERANS RALLY” at a recent gathering of Military Vets in Denver.

Homes For Our Troops


Jim Wear of Pro Promotions (R) presents a check to
Matt & Tracy Keil for the "Homes for our Troops" organization.

The contributions were collected at the 2009 Salute to American Veterans Rally.


2013 Award from the
Veterans of Foreign Wars

2013 Award from the Veterans of Foreign Wars


2010 Award From
Department Of Defense


Colorado Event Organizer Receives Award
From Department Of Defense.

November 24, 2010 – Pro Promotions, the Monument, CO based event production company responsible for such events as the annual Salute to American Veterans Rally, Territory Days, the Tejon Street Bikefest, the annual High Country Toy Run, and others, received an award for outstanding military support.