American Legion turns 103!

Local posts celebrate

Diane Owens presents the Legion’s birthday cake to Adjutant Lawerance Podhajsky. –Contributed photo

The American Legion turned an impressive 103 years old on Tuesday, March 15, 2022. In celebration of this significant day, American Legion posts across the country held events such as an open house at the post home or a dinner with cake. In Traer, the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post No. 142 held a 103rd Birthday Dinner at the Traer Memorial Building. Guests enjoyed a catered meal, birthday cake, and visiting with friends. Happy birthday to the American Legion!