LEGION CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION

  Come join us on Veteran's Day 2018 as we celebrate the 100th Anniverssary of the American Legion! Want to know about the history of our post? Please visit our Post's page on the American Legion Centennial site at https://centennial.legion.org/illinois/post280
 

 WHO  American Legion Stanley McCollum Post 280
 WHAT  The American Legion Family of Post 280 is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the national American Legion organization with several events that will include the entire community in a demonstration of the legacy and vision of the national and local posts alike. The events will include Food (Hot Dogs, Chili, Lasagna, Salad, and Bread Sticks), Door Prizes, Every Veteran will receive either an American Legion or Auxiliary coin, and Auxiliary paid members will recieve an Auxiliary coin (while supplies last).
 WHEN   Sunday November the 11th, 2018 from Noon to 4pm
 WHERE  Benton, IL American Legion Stanley McCollum Post 280 311 South Main Street
 WHY  The American Legion is the nation's leading advocate for veterans, a strong national defense, patriotic youth programs, and Americanism. Post 280 has been living that commitment to serve since 1921 through various programs and providing support for individual veterans in our community.
 HOW   Learn more by checking back here on our website, by visiting either the American Legion Post 280 or the American Legion Post 280 Auxiliary Facebook Pages, by visiting the American Legion Post 280/VFW Post 2671 Twitter page @benton280, or by contacting Freda Broadway at (618) 218-6019.