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Rifle raffle winner


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The Sons of the American Legion, Glen Hill Squadron 287, of Cedar Springs would like to congratulate Andrew Stanley of Cedar Springs. Andrew’s winning ticket for the annual Rifle Raffle was drawn on November 8 at Post 287.

Pictured are SAL 1st Vice Commander Keith Tyler, Andrew Stanley holding his new Remington 30-06, and SAL Commander Dominic Merlington.

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A Day to remember


Residents gathered at cemeteries and other locales Monday to remember those who died in the service of our country, and all those that have made our freedom possible.

The American Legion Glen Hill Post #287 held services at Elmwood, Solon, and East Nelson Cemeteries and the Cedar Springs Veterans Park. Assisting with the service was the American Legion  Honor Guard, the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary, the Sons of the American Legion and the Boy Scouts.

Services were also held in Algoma Township, Sand Lake and Pierson. The Cedar Springs Historical Society held their annual cemetery walk in Elmwood Cemetery on the Sunday before Memorial Day.

 

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Glen Hill Post 287 family helps Beach Elementary


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by LoraLee Nauta

 

The American Legion, Sons of The American Legion and the Auxiliary teamed together to purchase dictionaries for every third grade student. We all felt it was important to give back to our community and our students. They are the future of our country, and we wanted to help anyway we can as an American Legion Family. We delivered approximately 262 books to the Beach Elementary on Wednesday, March 13, 2014.

Mr. Ken See, the principle, was very happy to have this donation. Along with Mr. See, we had 10 students: Eli Malon, Leah Ramsey, Aricia Tompkins, Brady Mason (who is also a Squadron 287 member), Darrien Kolk, Molly Bentley, MacKayla Cazier, Haley Castle (Auxiliary 287 junior), Taylee Self, and Bryce Skelonce. We also had members of our Glen Hill Post Family with us: MaryAnne Yuncker, Past Department President & Unit Education Chairmen; Post Commander Bill Gregones; Keith Tyler, Squadron 287 member and Department Children & Youth Committeeman; and LoraLee Nauta, Auxiliary President.

This book is not only a dictionary, it has the Periodic Table, details about the American Flag, the United States Constitution, a section on all the United States Presidents, the fifty states, plus several more items. We were honored to present these books to the students.

It’s important to the Glen Hill Family to give back to our community and our schools. The Glen Hill Post family is very involved with the veterans, but also many other programs. Education is one of our programs we feel strongly about. These students are the future, and these books should help the students with their studies and give them information that will help guide them.

 

 

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Rifle raffle winner


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Sons of the American Legion, Glen Hill Squadron 287, of Cedar Springs, congratulates Ernie Adams, of Cedar Springs. Ernie’s winning ticket for our annual Rifle raffle was drawn on November 9. Pictured are SAL Commander Dominic Merlington, Ernie Adams holding his new Savage 270, and SAL member Keith Tyler.

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Rifle raffle winner


The Sons of the American Legion, Glen Hill Squadron 287, of Cedar Springs would like to congratulate John Twork of Holton, MI.  John’s winning ticket for our annual Rifle Raffle was drawn on November 12.  Pictured are John Twork and SAL Commander Dominic Merlington.

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