Post 29 American Legion
Post 29 American Legion met at its regular time with Robert Kennedy commanding. Jim Peterson, adjutant, reported on finances and noted that since the first of the year the post has donated almost $7,000 to disabled veterans, presently deployed troops, Boy Scouts, and local schools.
Lonny Milligan reported on food stands at cruise night, sale barn and the fly-in breakfast. There will be a food stand at the upcoming auction at Bruty Lumber.
Ted Thornton reported on the project of permanently installing the gas grill on a trailer for easier portability.
Barb Duder spoke of her involvment regarding sexual assault victims and their treatment in the VA facility.
Richard Young, Sons of the American Legion president, spoke of their projects. They have 33 members and have done 486 hours of community service along with making donations to various organizations. They are planning the all-veterans picnic for Sept. 14 at Marr Park.
It was reported that the recent poppy sales grossed $2,598. Post 29 will participate in the opening ceremonies at the Relay for Life and made a financial contribution as well.