American Legion Post 29
Post 29 American Legion met at its scheduled date with Wayne Brock commanding.
Adjutant Jim Peterson reported on memberships and finances. New members this month are Don Schantz, Cletus Reed, Michael Sypherd and Matthew Manning. One member, Giff Morrison, has passed.
Lonny Milligan reported on income from food stand sales and elaborated on the purchase of 500 stocking caps and 250 pairs of leather gloves. These items are given to needy patients at the VA Hospital in Iowa City. Each item will have a card thanking the veteran for his service with compliments of the post. He noted that the next food stand operation will be at the sale barn in January.
Commander Wayne read a story from a new book written by Dave Stoufer titled “Are you the real Santa?” telling the experience of a small boy, the Marine Corps League’s program of Toys for Tots, and Santa. Area veterans are welcome to attend meetings held the second Tuesday at the Blair House at 7 p.m.