American Legion Corner
The American Legion Posts from Payson, Spanish Fork, and Springville met at the Veteran’s Home in Payson on Wednesday, September 10th, hosted by Payson Post #48. It was a well attended by about 60 members, wives, and auxiliary members and a number of residents of the Veterans Home.
Gary Herbert, Post Commander of Payson, introduced the program. The speaker was Keela Goudy of Santaquin. She is the daughter of “Rosie the Riveter” of WW II history. She read a number of incidents from her mother’s journals, who worked in the San Francisco Ship Yards, building ships and doing various work there. She then sang, “God Bless America”.
District #4 Commander George Van de Water conducted the installation of Fred Hurst, new Commander of the Springville Post #28 and Sid Cardon as new 1st Vice Commander of Spanish Fork Post #68.
The three posts will have their next combined meeting hosted by Spanish Fork Post in January.
Sid Cardon, Roger Archibald, Fred Hurst, and George Van de Water of the American Legion.