Parkton American Legion Post 256 honors veterans

December 16, 2011

Members of the Parkton American Legion Post 256 and the Legion Auxiliary have been busy cooking and serving meals to veterans.

Auxiliary president Jean Brown said auxiliary members served 140 turkey dinners at the Parkton post to military men and women on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

On Dec. 4, post member Bill Altvater and 14 volunteers from both the legion and auxiliary took lunch to the Veterans Administration Medical Center on Loch Raven Boulevard. The veterans ate fried chicken, potato salad, cole slaw and pies before playing Bingo with the volunteers. Each veteran also received a Christmas gift bag.

The Parkton American Legion is located at 19520 York Road, Parkton. For more information, call 410-357-5462.

Pat van den Beemt

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