Mayo Clinic gives to patriot group
Dr. Mark Ciota, CEO Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin and Albert Lea, presents a $1,000 check to Nation of Patriots volunteer Duane Thomas of the Albert Lea Riders for the 2018 Patriot Tour.
MCHS has been a continuous supporter of the Patriot Tour.
Each year, Nation of Patriots organizes a national effort that pays tribute to and honors all of America ‘s armed forces — past, present and fallen.
The American flag is escorted on the back of a motorcycle through 48 states over 100 days from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends.
The Nation of Patriots is a volunteer group and all the funds raised are used to provide financial support to combat wounded veterans and their families.