Dec 30th 2022 Christmas Appreciation Party
Poinsettias were delivered to veterans and Auxiliary members in local nursing homes by Les Shaunce,Diane Shaunce, Sid Troutener, Lowell Peterson, Sue Allen, Albert Allen, Lynn Koza, Bill Koza, and Arlyn Anderson.
2nd Place winners of the Pots on Broadway contest
Post 56 Auxilians, Paulette Anderson and Lynn Koza decorated the Pots on Broadway contest.
Presentation of coins to the veterans and the spouses of deceased veterans in local nursing homes
Flag arrived from Eden Prairie
Kris Stolpa transfers the flag to Lowell Millhouse
Lowell Millhouse, Albert Lea Rider representative for Post 56, was presented the flag from Eden Prairie
Lowell and Pauline Millhouse and Kris Stolpa
Over 70 bikes traveled to Mason City, IA to transfer the flag
Charles Foster was presented the 1st Quilt of Valor by the Auxiliary on July 29, 2022. Present was Hans Foster, grandson, who was recently commissioned as Lt. Col. Charles is a retired Lt. Col.
Linda Harig made the quilt.
Carol Smith & Beth Anderson Executive Committee, Lynn Koza Historian & Sgt at Arms, Carol Olson Chaplain, Jean Enstad Treasurer, Beth Birch Vice President, Jo Hanson President. Not pictured Angie Larson, secretary
June 23, 2022 the following were presented the Continuous Year Award: Bev Grotsun, Faith Ryan, Mavis Bryson, Karen Olson, ShaRon Eng, Paulette Anderson, Sharon Olson, Audrey Johannsen.
Not pictured: Diane Shaunce, Ivy Babcock, Sharon Esch, Nanciann Jensen, Rose Kaufman, Sandra Lind, Angela Erickson, Ami Guardino, Linda Gries, Deann Oakland, Elizabeth Bengry, Paula Benett, Kathy Huston, Alice VanVooren, Judy Christensen, Doris Hansen, Bev Lemmens, Phillis Olson, Lisa Stegenga, Angela Stickfort, Selma Lent, Shirley Noaeill, Kim Seath, Bernice Thorson, Sue Knutson
Legionnaire of the Year Arlyn Anderson
Post Commander Ole Olson presiding at the Memorial service
Robert Sharp VFW Commander
1st Sgt David Enser
Don and Deb Goodnature
Auxiliary Registration table
District 1 Auxiliary officers
Installation of the newly elected District 1 Auxiliary Officers
Lynn Koza was presented the American Legion Auxiliary 2021-2022 Caregiver Certificate of Appreciation from Patty Coleman, Auxiliary Dept President and Tania Bettermann, District 1 President.
Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag at the beginning of the Legion convention
MN Department Commander Tom Fernlund addressed the Legion members
Newly elected District 1 President Mary Hanson was congratulated by out going District 1 president Mike Parry
Installation of the newly elected District 1 Officers
SAL and Riders Conference meeting
Post Commander Ole Olson presented Arlyn Anderson with the Legionnaire of the Year award
April 18, 2022
Post Commander Ole Olson presented Continuous Year Awards to Gary Neist and Tom Henderson. Unable to attend was Greg Morfitt, Charles Peterson, & Terry Vandersnick
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