Category Archives: Historian

Memorial Day Ceremony – May 27th 11am

Memorial Day Ceremonies start at 11:00 hours in Memorial Park at Post 1776

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Continuous Service in the American Legion

The following members were recognized for their continuous Service in the American Legion. Gordon Olsen – 60 years James Rowe – 50 years John Toohey – 50 years Eldon Miller – 50 years Thank you gentlemen for your service to … Continue reading

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Congressional Testimony – DAV

Third District Commander and Tami and David Riha are in Washington DC to give testimony to the Veterans Committee on disabled vets (at the behest of DAV). We’ll have more to report this evening.

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02-24-2019 Chili Contest

A little snow and high winds and cold temperatures could not stop our annual Chili contest. It is one of my favorite days at Post 1776. Not only do I get to be a Judge, but I get to eat … Continue reading

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Post 1776 Awarded Legacy Scholarship Award

02-19-2019 At our February General Membership meeting, Third District Commander Carla Tappainer presented the Legacy Scholarship Award to our Post 1776 Commander Dick Tollefson. ” The organization (American Legion)  is committed to honoring the memory and service of their fallen … Continue reading

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Beyond the Yellow Ribbon dinner – February 21 2019

There was a full house for this month’s Military Appreciation dinner hosted by Beyond the Yellow Ribbon. We had several people recognized at the event, and a great guest speaker. First members of the BYTR group were recognized for birthdays … Continue reading

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Post 1776 Veteran honored

Post #1776 member Greg Oxley, along with 2 other local area veterans, were honored at a special luncheon of the Eagan Rotary held on Wednesday, November 14th at the Lost Spur Golf and Event Center in Eagan. Oxley, an Air … Continue reading

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Bye Linsey… you will be missed.

Our General Manager Linsey Green is moving on. Linsey and her husband have purchased a bar and grill of their own in Jordan MN. The Station will soon be under new management. Linsey came to us from the Vivo restaurant … Continue reading

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Congratulations Duff!

Duff Duffina won a GOLD medal at the Senior World Games in the Hot Shot competition! Congratulations Duff!

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John Lenvik honored as 2018 Recruiter of the Year!

Post 1776’s own Jon Lenvik, our out going Membership Director, was recently honored as the 2018 Recruiter of the year by the Legion National, Department of Minnesota. John was presented with his award by 3rd District Commander Carla Tappainer at … Continue reading

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