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January 22, 2020
Brownsville Community comes together for the American Legion

The Brownsville Community spearheaded by Renee Walmsley and Margie McKinley held the second annual Christmas House Challenge benefiting American Legion Post 295. The weeklong event featured small houses built by locals ranging from churches to tepees. Houses were judged first by community leaders and then by the community. One would come in and "vote" for […]

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January 17, 2020
Scary Times in Brownsville

On October 26th, Post 295 took a non-used basement of their building and turned it into a somewhat scary Halloween Dungeon for the Brownsville Community. Kevin Kavanaugh and some Junior High School volunteers decorated, wired and basically scared anyone brave enough to enter. There were plenty of people that came out that were excited and […]

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January 12, 2020
Brownsville community comes together for change

The Brownsville American Legion Post 295 hosted a Unity Conference brining together borough businesses and community action leaders.  45 movers and shakers and concerned citizens from Brownsville and surrounding communities discussed what their goals and focus should be to revitalize the town.  Positivity was the action owrd and planning exciting events in 2020 was the […]

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January 12, 2020
Dept. Commander attends Ceremony for Pearl Hill

Your Department Commander Robert John was pleased to attend the combination birthday party/recoginition ceremony for Ms. Pearl Hill in Orwigsburg, PA on Saturday, December 28th.  Also attending were Eastern Section Vice Commander Steve DeFranco, Eastern Section Adjutant Denise Harner, 14th District commander Carol White, Post Commander 415 Richard Tully and other Legionnaires, family and friends.  […]

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January 12, 2020
World War Two Veteran Celebrates 96th Birthday

Jack Crawford, a World War II veteran of the Army Air corp, celebrated his 96th birthday on January 8, 2020. Mr Crawford has been a member of Springfield American Legion Post 227, Deaware County, for over 30 years.  For many of those years, Jack has served as Adjutant. On January 8th, the members of the […]

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