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Post 1 Commander's Notes

Added on 04.23.2019

And another productive Legion year has flown by. Words are lacking as we say thank you to all who chaired, volunteered, and supported the numerous successful events at LCW Post 1. For example, our March 15th Centennial Celebration was a tremendous success. Regardless of our sincere requests, Centennial Chair Adjutant Burch declined to Host the Bicentennial event. All our activities support our Legion Mission Statement: The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.

Recently there is a renewed awareness in our Legion Pillars, specifically Americanism and JROTC. We welcome your appreciation and hopefully participation in our Legion activities and programs. “Still Serving

Unit 1 President's Notes


Election of Unit officers for 2019-2020. At our April 9 unit meeting, the nominating committee announced
the candidates for office. They are as follows: President – Donna Thompson; Vice President –
no candidate; Secretary – Georgia Sweeney; Treasurer – Joanne Carpenter; Chaplain – Judy Sadler; Historian – Deb Davis; Sergeant-at-Arms – Kathy Craven; Committee women – LueAnne Robbins, Marsha Harrison and Edrie O’Brien.
The election will take place at our regular Unit meeting on May 14. As you can see there is no candidate for vice president. If you are interested
in this office, please contact Nominating Committee Chairman Diane Erickson for details about the office or to submit your name.

Notes from Post 1 s.a.l. Commander


By the time this Reveille is delivered the Post 1 Kentucky Derby
may have been run and, hopefully, a grand time was had by all. Spring snowshowers are just around the corner and, as we all know, to live in Colorado is a privilege and we surely love it. It is also election time at Post 1 and if you are so inclined to run for an office, please make it known to those in charge of setting the ballot for our Squadron.

Father’s Day is June 16 and we celebrate our fathers not only as
fathers but also for the reason we are members of the Sons of the American Legion. We honor their service to our country. Lastly our SAL meetings are the third Saturday of each month starting at 12 p.m. I look forward to seeing you then.