Lake in the Hills American Legion Selling Poppies Saturday

You see the Honor Guard of the Lake in the Hills, Illinois, American Legion Post. Here is the press release about Poppy Day, Saturday May 23, 2009:

On Saturday, May 23, 2009, the American Legion Post 1231 Lake in the Hills, American Legion Auxiliary and The Sons of the American Legion volunteers will be in local stores, restaurants, and on major highways collecting donations for Poppy Days. Please give generously, all proceeds go to benefit Disabled American Veterans.

American Legion, American Legion Sons, and American Legion Auxiliary volunteers will distribute the red handcrafted poppies honoring America’s war dead. The annual event pays tribute to those veterans who have died and also honors the millions of Americans who have willingly served their country. All proceeds from the distribution benefit local programs for the veterans and his/her family.

Each nine-piece poppy is made by disabled veterans in order to supplement their income for physical and psychological therapy needed by hospitalized and disabled veterans within our communities.

If you have any questions, please contact Rich Jung or Tim Kohl at (847)658-2010.

American Legion Post 1231 is a not-for-profit organization supporting, active military personnel, veterans and their families through community service and sponsored held events.

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