Treumann-Webb-Phelps American Legion Post 6

 "PATRIOTISM IN THE PARK"

CELEBRATING AMERICAN LEGION'S 100th ANNIVERSARY (1919 TO 2019)

GRAND FORKS; SATURDAY, 29 JUNE 2019 (0900 - 1930)

POST 6 HOSTS A DAY-LONG CELEBRATION DURING THE ND DEPARTMENT CONVENTION

GAMBUCCI ARENA - WILLIAMSON PARK - APOLLO PARK

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FOR 29 JUNE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES:  CLICK HERE

FOR PARADE ROUTE:  CLICK HERE

FOR PRESS RELEASES (PRO):   PRO1    PRO2   PRO3    PRO4

FOR CENTENNIAL PHOTOS:  PIC1    PIC2    PIC3     PIC4   PIC5   PIC6   PIC7

 

       PLANNED ACTIVITIES

PARADE  0900 1030
ANTIQUE CLASSIC CARS- AACA 0800 1700
INFORMATION BOOTHS  1000   1700
EXHIBITION BASEBALL 1200 1700
SECURITY/FIRE DEMOS 1000 1700
SPEECHES 1030 1200
ND NATIONAL GUARD 1000 1700
ND CONGRESSIONAL REPS 1030 1200
KIDS MOVIES AND ACTIVITIES 1800 1930
BAND MUSIC 0900 1200

SATURDAY WILL BE FILLED WITH A SERIES OF EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES OF INTEREST TO VETERANS AND CIVILIAN FAMILIES, ALIKE. EVEN KIDS HAVE PRE-PLANNED ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS IN WHICH THEY CAN PARTICIPATE. 

POST 6 IS LEADING THE DEVELOPMENT OF AA CELEBRATION OF THE AMERICAN LEGION'S CENTENNIAL DURING THE 2019 DEPARTMENT CONVENTION IN GRAND FORKS, ND.  THE DAY-LONG EVENT BEGINS WITH A PARADE STARTING AT LINCOLN PARK AND ENDING AT WILLIAMSON PARK... FOLLOWED BY AN OPENING CEREMONY.  OTHER EVENTS INCLUDE ACTIVITIES IN WILLIAMSON PARK, INFORMATION BOOTHS IN THE GAMBUCCI ARENA, AND AMERICAN LEGION BASEBALL EXHIBITION AT THE APOLLO PARK.  THE EVENING CONCLUDES WITH A FAMILY FRIENDLY MOVIE AT THE GAMBUCCI ARENA.

POST 6 IS GRATEFUL FOR THE SUPPORT OF MAYOR MIKE BROWN, THE PARK DISTRICT, THE GREATER GRAND FORKS FIRST RESPONDERS, GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE COMMANDER AND COMMAND CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT, GRAND FORKS AIR FORCE BASE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE, THE WARRIORS OF THE NORTH TOP-3 ORGANIZATION, THE COMMANDER OF THE 188TH AIR DEFENSE ARTILLERY, ARMED FORCES RECRUITERS, AND THE LOCAL CIVIL ORGANIZATIONS WHO ARE MAKING THESE EVENTS POSSIBLE. 

THE CELEBRATION EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES WILL PRIMARILY BE AT THE FOLLOWING AREAS:  WILLIAMSON PARK, GAMBUCCI ARENA, APOLLO PARK, AND LINCOLN PARK.  THIS WEBSITE WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS AND ATTENDEES AS WE GET CLOSER TO THE JUNE TIMEFRAME INCLUDING EVENTS AND TIMES AND PLACES.  

 

 

THE AMERICAN LEGION 100TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATIVE COINS

  •  ON SALE THROUGH THE GOVERNMENT WEBSITE:  USMINT.GOV  
  •  AMERICAN LEGION 100TH ANNIVERSARY 2019 PROOF $5 GOLD COIN: $431.00 PER COIN
  •  AMERICAN LEGION 100TH ANNIVERSARY 2019 UNCIRCULATED CLAD HALF DOLLAR:  $25.95 PER COIN
  •  AMERICAN LEGION 100TH ANNIVERSARY 2019 UNCIRCULATED SILVER DOLLAR:  $51.95 PER COIN
  •  SURCHARGES IN THE AMOUNT OF $35 FOR EACH $5 GOLD COIN SOLD; $10 FOR EACH SILVER DOLLAR SOLD; AND $5 FOR EACH HALF DOLLAR SOLD ARE AUTHORIZED TO BE PAID TO THE AMERICAN LEGION TO SUPPORT ITS PROGRAMS FOR VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES, AND OTHER PURPOSES SPECIFIED BY THE AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION