Pre-Memorial Day Open House for Veterans and their Families at Florence/Lauderdale County American Legion Post #11

By  | May 15, 2019 | Filed under: News

 Image result for american legion post 11 florence alFLORENCE-On Friday, May 24, American Legion Post #11 of Florence/Lauderdale County at 318 South Court Street, Florence, Alabama will host a Pre-Memorial Day Celebration, open house and membership drive from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Veterans and their family members are invited to tour the facility and receive information about services that are available.  Alabama Health Guidance, event sponsor, will provide free pizza. According to Anah Fowler with Alabama Health Guidance, the event is focused on letting veterans know that their service is appreciated. “Serving our veterans is a privilege,” said Fowler. “They served us and now we want to serve them.”


According to Mary Day Smith, Adjutant, American Legion Post #11,  The American Legion supports  veterans in every possible way.  “This event is the perfect opportunity for us to make our local heroes aware of the many ways in which American Legion Post #11 and the Veterans Administration can assist them in their daily lives,” she said.  Post Commander, Bill Phillips added, “The American Legion is veterans serving veterans. We are honored to open our building for this event. “


For more information about the Open House, call The American Legion at 256-764-5122 or Alabama Health Guidance at 256-648-5710.


Media Release/Julia Boughner

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