Minnesota Military order of the Purple Heart Veteran activities program

Current tickets-

  1. Free 2 adult and 2 children tickets to the Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth
  2. Ticket Certificate good for Two 200 Level Tickets to the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets on Monday, December 3rd at 7pm.
  3. 2 tickets from the Old Log Theater   5185 Meadville St., Excelsior, MN 55331 www.oldlog.com
  4. 4 free tickets to the SkyZone, for info about what skyzone is go to www.skyzone.com
  5. W*A Frost and company $100 GIFT CERTIFICATE 374 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55102 · WAFrost.com
  6.  The Commodore Bar $100 GIFT CERTIFICATE 79 Western Avenue, St. Paul, MN TheCommodoreBar.com
  7.   Donation from Crayola Experience at the Mall of America for 2 general admission tickets to the Crayola Experience. 
  8.  main stage theater in Hopkins Minnesota- (4) tickets no holidays and some other restrictions may apply.
  9. New Ulm Minnesota Country Club- (4) green fee tickets. ( 3 LEFT) 
  10. Minnesota State Fair Aug 23- Sep 3rd  12 free tickets, up to (4) tickets per request. ( Sorry NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
  11. Minnesota Twins- September 26th (4) tickets. ( Sorry NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
  12. New donation- 6 free tickets for Jurassic Quest coming to 

    Minneapolis Convention Center

    1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55403

    Nov 30 – Dec 2, 2018

    Fri 3pm-8pm   Sat & Sun 9am-8pm

    for more info about Jurassic quest go to- www.jurassicquest.com ( Sorry NO LONGER AVAILABLE)

  13.  donation from Mall Of America 2 all-day Unlimited ride Universe passes, 2 passes to moose mountain and 2018 mall of america coupon book. ( Sorry NO LONGER AVAILABLE)
  14. Chanhassen Dinner Theater- ( Sorry NO LONGER AVAILABLE)

Veterans activities program will focus on activities for purple heart veterans that are members of the Minnesota military order of the Purple Heart and our gold star family members. Including free tickets to a variety of activities throughout Minnesota.


1.must be a member of the Minnesota (MOPH) a purple heart veteran or ether a gold star family member The term “Gold Star” describes a family member who has lost a loved one in military service.

2. ticket request must be e-mailed to gboche62@comcast.net  please including your name, home address and membership ID number.

3.can only request tickets once every 30 days.

4.First come first serve.

Thanks commander Sabinish

Past department commander Bill Lilledahl Obituary


Lilledahl, William Clinton 87, of Coon Rapids, MN, was called home to our Lord on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Born November 22, 1930 in Minneapolis, to Anna and Anker Lilledahl. Survived by his wife of 51 years Patricia Lilledahl; daughters Kathleen (Bob) Porter, Pamela (David) Scott; sons Joe, Timothy, Daniel, Robert and Richard (Lori) Lilledahl; beloved Papa to many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, sons Jon, Jordan, Jay and Michael, and grandson Jason. He was a decorated Korean War Veteran who proudly served many years as Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps and most recently as Minnesota Commander for the Purple Heart. His bravery in the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir, making him part of the Chosin Few, was one of his most proud moments as a soldier. He was a well respected electrician who finished his career at Parsons. He was a Veteran whose bravery served on the front lines, and who is kind, selfless, loving heart served the front lines of our family. He will be golfing and riding free in his Dude Ranch in the sky until we meet again.

Memorial services will be held at Fort Snelling Chapel on November 30, 10-12.

Published on November 11, 2018

American Muscle for American Heroes (Custom Dodge Challenger Giveaway) For a Purple Heart Recipients

‘American Muscle for American Heroes’ Honors Purple Heart Recipients


To honor veterans who have been wounded in combat and awarded the Purple Heart Medal, Nexen Tire is giving away a custom 2018 Dodge Challenger R/T 392 Scat Pack built by Kenny Pfitzer of Zero to 60 Designs as part of its “American Muscle for American Heros” program.

The Nexen Purple Heart Challenger is set to make its debut at the 2018 SEMA Show held in Las Vegas later this month. Build highlights include Eibach front and rear sway bars, a MagnaFlow cat-back exhaust system, ORACLE Lighting custom headlights, SolarGard window tint, and a VIS Racing carbon fiber hood, front bumper, deck lid and splitters complimented by a PPG custom paint job. To complete the look, the Challenger sits on a set of SAVINI wheels wrapped in Nexen Roadian HP Street Sport All-Season Radial Tires.

Parts for the custom Challenger | Photography courtesy of Nexen Tire

“We are honored to have the opportunity to give back to a deserving veteran as part of our American Muscle for American Heroes program,” said Kyle Roberts, senior director of marketing at Nexen Tire.

“Purple Heart recipients have displayed unbelievable courage in the line of duty, and we are humbled by their bravery and contributions as veterans. This program is our way of saying ‘thank you’ to these heroes for securing our safety.”

The custom creation is built upon a 2018 Challenger R/T 392 Scat Pack

Nominees will be collected over the next 11 weeks. According to Nexen, the nomination process allows submissions to be made on Facebook and Instagram by using the hashtag #NEXENHero to nominate a Purple Heart recipient or family member. The nomination process requires a story, a picture, and the hashtag. Nexen Tire will also have a nomination form on its website for those who choose not to make a submission via social media.

“As a Medal of Honor and Purple Heart recipient, I am extremely proud to be working with Nexen Tire and their American Muscle for American Heroes program,” said U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry.

“I am confident the Purple Heart Foundation will find a very deserving veteran to receive this amazing custom Nexen Tire Purple Heart Dodge Challenger.”

For more information and official giveaway rules, see Nexen Tire.