What if the American Legion and VFW suddenly lost much of their financial ability to help the community? What if the Forest Lake Area Athletic Association (FLAAA) had to pick and choose which groups of youth to continue funding?
The American Legion Auxiliary held their annual “Shop ’Til You Drop” craft show and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 at Legion Post 225, 355 W. Broadway. Many resourceful Santas had been busy in their workshops, creating imaginative gifts that the recipients will treasure. The clean, bright room with [...]
The American Legion Oratorical Contest will be held at Legion Post 225 on Saturday, Nov. 10. Students in grades 9 to 12 compete for a portion of $1,000 in scholarships. Each student will give a prepared verbal presentation on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with emphasis on the duties and obligations of a citizen [...]
The U.S. Marine Corps began Nov. 10, 1775, when a committee of the Continental Congress met in a Philadelphia tavern to draft a resolution calling for two battalions of naval infantry able to fight both at sea and on shore. The Continental Marines made their first landing on Mar. 2, 1776, on the beaches of [...]