Monday, June 26, 2017
American Legion Riders (ALR) in the 7th and 8th Districts had their third annual Legacy Meet and Greet on Sunday, June 25, raising $2,678 for the American Legion Legacy Scholarship Fund, reports Jerry Ketchum, vice state director for 7th & 8th districts.
The New York American Legion Press Association (NYALPA) will hold its annual business meeting and awards luncheon at 1:30 p.m. Friday, July 21, at the Genesee Grande Hotel in Syracuse.
NEW LONDON, CT — American Legion National Vice Commander V. James Troiola presented an athletics award to a graduating Coast Guard Academy cadet who is a national sailing champion.
The former Department of New York commander presented an Individual Proficiency Award for Athletics at the Commencement Awards Program May 16 to now-Ensign Nikole Barnes. Barnes is 2015-2016 Women’s National College Sailor of the Year and the 2014-2015 All-American Women’s Skipper. Both honors are through the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA).
Saturday, June 17, 2017
HONEOYE, NY — The Honeoye-Hemlock American Legion Family did a flag education program at Honeoye Central School on Flag Day, reports Jerry Ketchum, state vice director for American Legion Riders.
The Legion’s New York Legislative Committee provides an update on issues and what the Legion urges NY State to act on. See the June 16th update here.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
New York’s National Guard and State Guard members responded to flooding along Lake Ontario, piling sandbags along the shoreline to help limit damage to property and homes – and Ferris Goodridge Post 330 in Spencerport, NY, decided to show its appreciation by providing a dinner for over 150 Guard members from all branches of service, reports Post Adjutant Don Sisson.