Wednesday, August 31, 2016
NY Boosts Legion Charities at National Convention
American Legion charities got a $85,000 boost during the 98th National Convention this week in Cincinnati, thanks to the New York State American Legion Family.
Department of New York delegation leaders – including Immediate Past Department Commander James Yermas, Department Commander John Sampson and Department Adjutant James Casey – were presenting checks totaling $85,120.
The checks were earmarked as follows:
— $57,161 for Operation Comfort Warriors.
— $16,801 for the Legacy Scholarship Fund.
— $11,158 for the National Emergency Fund.