Chris Kolenda, Retired U.S. Army Colonel and member of the Rotary Club of Milwaukee is raising money for a new RCM Scholarship, the Fallen Hero Scholarship. Chris will bike 1,700 miles cross country to visit the graves of the six paratroopers in his unit who were killed in action in Afghanistan. On September 25th, Chris will begin his ride in Spalding, Nebraska and bike to Arlington Cemetery.
Learn More Here:
- Hear Chris talk about the Fallen Hero Honor Ride.
- Learn more about Chris’s ride.
- Read more about Chris Kolenda in this People of Action Profile
Chris, Adrian, Jacob, Ryan, David, and Tom gave their lives so that Americans could pursue their dreams. Their legacies will help Milwaukee youth achieve their dreams.
Contributions can be made directly to the Fallen Hero Scholarship by clicking here and making a payment by credit card or by sending a check made payable to the RCM Community Fund to 750 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr., Suite 320 Milwaukee, WI 53202.
Through the generosity of individuals and families, endowed named scholarships like this one, ensure that future generations of students will be supported by the RCM Scholarship Program. We are grateful that Chris has chosen to honor these soldiers’ sacrifice with a scholarship.