American Legion Post 1 hosts 100th Anniversary Gala


It’s a legendary day!

The American Legion Post 1 is having their 100th Anniversary Gala on Saturday.

Veterans from up and down the Northern Panhandle and from all over the state of West Virginia came out to celebrate!

Many Legion leaders along with Senator Ihlenfeld were also in attendance.

The event was held at the Highlands Event Center.

American Legion Post 1 Commander,  John Powell said, “I’m honored and I’ve been humbled this evening. I’ve been told that post 1, that we set the gold standard. This is by far the best that a lot of the leadership from the American Legion in the state of West Virginia, they said this is the best event they have ever been too.”

Powell says they set the bar pretty high for this event and his team really came through.

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