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American Legion Post 150 Celebrates Anniversary On September 30

The Buchholtz-Kiefer Post 150 of the American Legion will celebrate the 100th anniversary of receiving its charter from the national organization on Monday, September 30.

The charter is on display in the Post 150 club room.

To celebrate, food and hors d’oeuvres will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. that day and drink specials also will be available. All Legion family members — Legion members, auxiliary members, Son of the American Legion members and Legion riders — and their guests are invited to attend.

The post is named in hoonor of the first two soldiers from the county killed in action during World War I. Private George Buchholtz was born in 1895 near Lawrenceton and died on September 13, 1918. Private William Kiefer was born in 1899 and died on October 23, 1918.

Any prior service member is now eligible to join the organization following an act of Congress.

(Information in a release from the American Legion Buchholtz-Keifer Post 150.)

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