Lo­cal Amer­i­can Le­gion re­cruit­ing new mem­bers

Serve Daily - - BUILDING COMMUNITY - By Ed Helmick

you do not have to be a The Amer­i­can Le­gion has been a pa­tri­otic vet­eran of a com­mu­nity ser­vice or­ga­ni­za­tion hos­til­ity to be of veter­ans since it was founded in 1919. a mem­ber; any There are lo­cal units in Springville, vet­eran can Span­ish Fork and Payson. Amer­i­can Le­gion join. There mem­bers are most vis­i­ble as Honor is cur­rently a Guards at fu­neral ser­vices where they crit­i­cal need fold the flag and present it to the fam­ily. for bu­glers They play Taps, which is re­ally im­pres­sive be­cause the when done with an echo. They also Amer­i­can Le­gion av­er­ages two fu­ner­als do the ri­fle salute. a week.

Amer­i­can Le­gion mem­bers also par­tic­i­pate The unit has monthly meet­ings and the in com­mu­nity pa­rades. In ad­di­tion dues are $ 35 per year. Call Fred Hurst to sup­port­ing the needs of veter­ans, at 801- 704- 9256 for more in­for­ma­tion they also sup­port Boys and Girls State about join­ing. pro­grams, which teach how gov­ern­ment The May meet­ing of the Springville works, and a schol­ar­ship con­test for high Amer­i­can Le­gion Unit is on May 10 and school stu­dents. The Amer­i­can Le­gion is will be a spaghetti din­ner event. This will an or­ga­ni­za­tion for com­mu­nity good as be held at the Springville Se­nior Cen­ter well as a veter­ans’ or­ga­ni­za­tion. at 7 p. m. and all veter­ans and spouses are

The com­man­der of the Springville in­vited. The din­ner is $ 10 per per­son and Unit, Fred Hurst, is in need of younger you need to RSVP to Fred Hurst at 801- veter­ans to join as mem­bers of the Amer­i­can 704- 9256 or Richard Money at 801- 489- Le­gion. If you are a vet­eran of the 4018 by May 5. Kosovo War, the Per­sian Gulf War, the The Amer­i­can Le­gion is plan­ning a War in Afghanistan or the Iraq War, here Me­mo­rial Day cer­e­mony at 10 a. m. on is a call­ing for you to join the lo­cal unit May 29 at the Springville Ev­er­green of the Amer­i­can Le­gion as thou­sands Ceme­tery lo­cated just west of High­way from pre­vi­ous wars have done. How­ever, 89 at 1997 S. 400 East.

Youth ages 14 to 18 may now ap­ply to be part of the Springville Youth Court .

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