May 2016

Mark your calendar: May 8 is Mother’s Day. Cards and flowers are nice, phone calls are better; but the best is to spend time with your mom or your children’s mom. May 21 is Armed Forces Day. We all should fly our flags. May 30 is Memorial Day. I hope to see ALL members at the post for the ceremony to pay respect to the men and women who have died that have served their country. (Choose to see the world through grateful eyes. It will never look t...Read More

April 2016

Mark your calendar: April 9 is National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day. Take a moment and say a prayer. We will never forget them. There are countless stories of American prisoners experiencing extreme conditions and many have made the ultimate sacrifice. April 1-7 is Golden Rule Week, generally defined as treating others as you would like to be treated. To treat others well, you must believe in yourself. If you put a smal...Read More

March 2016

Happy 97th Birthday, American Legion! On March 15, 1919, the first Legion caucus held by members of the American Expeditionary Force convened in Paris, France. Easter, March 27, the most important Christian holiday of the year, celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. The week proceeding Easter is called Holy Week and includes Maundy Thursday which commemorates Jesus’ last supper with his disciples, Good Friday which honors ...Read More

August 2015

As your new Chaplain, let me introduce myself. I have been married to my wife, Linda for 36 years. We have two children, Melissa Hoefling and Shane Sankey and one grandchild, Helena Hoefling. I retired in 2014 after 46 years in the grocery business and have lived in Stevens Point, Eau Claire, Fort Atkinson, Oshkosh, Green Bay and now McFarland. I served in the National Guard from 1970 to 1976 and currently enjoy pan fishing (Pleas...Read More

July 2015

I want to thank all of you who have helped me over the last two years. This position of Chaplain is one that helps someone to keep tabs on what is going on with the Legion and helping those in need. I will be around to help the new Chaplain and see everyone at the Legion. It has been a great two years and once again, I thank all those who helped me. God bless. Chaplain Chuck

June 2015

Although Memorial Day has come and gone, I feel it is good to reflect on its origin. Therefore I am repeating the article submitted by Mike Valdovinos back in May of 2012. was 1866 and the United States was recovering from the long and bloody Civil War between the North and the South. Surviving soldiers came home, some with missing limbs and all with stories to tell. Henry Welles, a drugstore owner in Waterloo, New York heard the...Read More

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