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Wednesday Spaghetti Special and Bingo!

Come on in and join us! Wednesday is our SPAGHETTI Special day! $6.25 for a regular size plate and an amazing $4.75 for a small plate. The special runs all day! Then stay for BINGO! The fun starts at 7 … Continue reading

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Thank you Volunteers!

The 4th of July is the biggest fund raiser for our American Legion Post 1776. There is a lot of planning and organizing that goes into making an event successful. We as a group would like to Thank each and … Continue reading

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2019 Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall

I had a very moving experience today was I visited the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall which is on display this week in Lakeville MN (at the Haase Arena on CR 70 – Take Cedar south and turn west on CR … Continue reading

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Three Generations

This year was the first time that Post 1776 Color Guard has ever had  three generations leading our 4th of July parade.  The Revolutionary War marchers are – from left to right …CARTER EHLERS, JOE MILLER (son), MARK MILLER (grand … Continue reading

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Our Color Guard and 76s

Our Post 1776 Color Guard and 76s’ were marching as usual in our city’s Freedom Days parade yesterday.

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Spaulding Donation to Post 1776

Mike & Val Spaulding made a very nice donation to Post 1776 in the form of 6 comemerative plates depicting the Vietnam War. We have the plates and an exact replica of the Hart Memorial (pictured) in our display case … Continue reading

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Celebrate July 4th at Post 1776!

Come and celebrate the 4th of July at Post 1776! We’re serving up a grilled half chicken, coleslaw, beans and a roll for $11.00.  Join us after the parade!

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Friday June 28th – CAR SHOW!

Apple Valley Freedom Days Join us for our 21st annual Dancin’ & Cruzin’ Classic Car & Truck Show. Classic cars are on display Friday June 28th from 5pm – 9pm Volunteers needed! 

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New Board of Directors sworn in for Post 1776

On 06/18/2019 our new Board of Directors was sworn in. The new Board consists of: Commander: Dick Tollefson 1st Vice Tim Liffrig 2nd Vice: Rodney Southwick Adjutant: Gary Odegard Finance Officer: Gary Odegard Chaplin: Sue Register Historian: Gary Shade Service … Continue reading

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SAL Board members Honored

Outgoing SAL Commander Bruce Bigler was awarded this very nice plaque for his dedication of Post 1776 and the Mission of the American Legion. The outgoing board members all received similar plaques of recognition.

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