Helping veterans get motivated, and moving, goal of fund founder

Posted: November 19, 2017 at 2:17 a.m.

Mark Leonard is one of the founders and organizers for Arkansas Freedom Fund, a nonprofit aimed at getting veterans moving. The Arkansas Challenge Ride is its biggest event.

Mark Leonard is one of the founders and organizers for Arkansas Freedom Fund, a nonprofit aimed at getting veterans moving. The Arkansas Challenge Ride is its biggest event.

Mark Leonard approached a veteran wearing an American flag T-shirt and paused on his way to set up more registration signs for his organization's biggest event of the year.

Veterans pedal through Scott in last month’s Arkansas Challenge Ride, an annual event hosted by the Arkansas Freedom Fund.

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