Newsletters

August 2018

From the Commander:

July is behind us and with that we look back to see what the month had to offer. It offered celebration for the birth of our country, and it offered times for remembrance and honor of those who have given us the freedoms we enjoy today.

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July 2018

From the Commander:

Dear Members,

Thank you for another good month at the Legion, the steak and catfish dinner was a crazy night. Thank you to the members and the community.

Speaking of community, I would like to offer our deepest condolences to LeighAnn from Akards Hardware on the tragic passing of her son. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her and her family.

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June 2018

From the Commander:

Dear Members,

The heat and humidity are here, be mindful of yourselves family, friends and your pets. Everyone needs to stay hydrated and cool.

Our Memorial Day traditions were well attended, and I would like to thank all who participated in the flag placement and Memorial services at the surrounding cemeteries.

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May 2018

From the Commanders:

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Did you know that National Poppy Day® is May 25, 2018? Please join us and wear a poppy in honor of our American veterans.

The poppy flower flourished in France and Belgium after World War I. Scientists attributed the growth of the poppies to the enriched soil from lime in rubble left by the war. From the dirt and mud grew a beautiful, red poppy – a symbol of resilience shown by our nation’s service members.

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April 2018

From the Commander:

Dear Members,

March is gone and we are looking at a very busy spring and summer.

During March we have shown solidarity, strength and compassion.

The outpouring of support from the community and from our legion family during the Deputy Jacob Pickett tragedy shows our true heart.

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March 2018

From the Commander:  

Dear Members,

Hope the month of March finds you all well.

On behalf of American Legion Post 79, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the Bob Lear family. Bob was a patriarch of the Post, past Commander and a continuous member for the last 72 years.

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February 2018

From the Commander:  

Dear Members,

I hope everyone is staying warm and dry, crazy Indiana weather.

SAL pizza night was a huge success in January and unfortunately steak and catfish had to be cancelled, because of, none other, than bad weather.

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January 2018

From the Commander:  

Dear Members,

With 2017 drawing to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for your support and loyalty to Post 79.

Our mission has been a constant throughout the year, as in years past.

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December 2017

From the Commander:  

Dear Members,

November is the month of giving thanks, so I will. Thank you to all who have participated, volunteered, supported or just frequented our Post over the last year, your patronage and friendship is valued and much appreciated.

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November 2017

From the Commander:  

Dear Members,
Another month behind us and now the holidays are staring us in the face. Where has time gone?

As winter is approaching, we need to remember those less fortunate and try to help them stay warm this winter. If you have clothes you can donate to our veterans in need, bring them by the Legion. We have a drop off spot inside the Post. Thank you in advance.

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