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Post 229 Accomplishments, Events, Sponsorships

•  Approximately 300  members

•  Created and Maintain Madison’s Veteran’s Park

•  Memorial Day Ceremony (May)

•  Place American Flags Memorial Day, Veterans Day (May)

•  Veteran’s Day/Week Events and Parade (Nov)

•  Place Wreaths at Christmas (Dec)

•  Support “Forever Young” senior veteran gifting program

•  Support “Quilt of Valor” quilt gifting program

•  Support Vietnam 50th Anniversary annual event

•  Support and work with Bob Jones, James Clemens and Sparkman JROTC.  Awards ceremonies (spring)

•  Sponsor Sparkman High School JROTC American Legion Junior Shooting Sports

•  Sponsor Boy Scout and Girl Scout Troops

•  American Legion Baseball, Three Teams (Spring)

•  Host County Wide Oratorical Contest (Jan)

•  Participate in Madison Street Festival (Sep)

•  Support Madison’s Christmas Parade (Dec)

•  Sponsor Boy’s State Attendees from Bob Jones, James Clemens and Sparkman (Jun)

  (American Legion Auxiliary Sponsor Girl’s State Attendees)

•  Member of the North Alabama Veterans Fraternal Organizations Coalition

•  Support and Coordinate with State and National Veteran Indicatives

•  Provide Post Members Information on Military and Veteran Activities and Events.

•  Support City of Madison Sesquicentennial , American Legion Centennial and Post 229 50th Year Anniversaries (2019)

•  Actively Working to Secure a Permanent Post Home

•  Formed the Madison American Legion Auxiliary Unit

•  Future Indicatives as the Post Grows:  American Legion Riders, Son’s Of The American Legion, Honor Guard.


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