Lake City American Legion

Sept. 16 is Legion Day

Sep 14, 2017
By proclamation of the mayor of Lake City, Saturday, Sept. 16, in “Legion Day in Witness” in Lake City. Mayor Mark Nichols (right) read the proclamation at the Sept. 11 City Council Meeting. Nichols is presenting the proclamation to Andru Peters, adjutant of Legion Post 110 in Lake City and...

Peters rings City Hall bell for 4th of July

Jul 6, 2017
American Legion Louis McCahill Post #110 Adjutant Andru Peters is performing the annual City Hall bell ringing event at 10 a.m. to mark Independence Day. Holiday bell-ringing has been a long standing tradition sponsored by the Lake City Historical Society.  Andru has been a member of the American...

Legion officers installed

Jun 22, 2017
American Legion Louis McCahill Post 110 installed new officers at its monthly meeting. Outgoing Post Commander Emery Fick is stepping down as post commander after serving 16.5 years. Above, standing left is American Legion past National Commander Dan Ludwig who is administering the oath of officer...

Flag day ceremony retires damaged flags

Jun 22, 2017
Wally Banks (left) of the Lake City VFW and Emery Fick of the Lake City American Legion salute as flames consume American flags that were faded or otherwise damaged. The flag disposal ceremony on Flag Day, June 14, outside the Lake City VFW included prayers, taps and a rifle salute for the retired...

Long-time Legion leaders Emery and Vicky Fick named Water Ski Days parade grand marshals

Jun 14, 2017
Lake City American Legion Commander Emery Fick didn’t have great aspirations when he began attending Legion meetings regularly in 2000. He was going to meetings because after selling his dairy herd he had something else, free time. Four meetings later, in November, he became the post’s commander,...

Flags of Valor commemoration is June 21

Jun 8, 2017
Lake City American Legion Post 110 and Auxiliary Unit 110 are hosting a program commemorating Flags of Valor on June 21 in Veterans/Gold Star Mothers Park at 6:30 p.m. Attendees should bring their own chairs. The park is located at the intersection of Park Street and Lakeshore Drive along the...

Break-fest welcomes seasonal residents back to Lake City

Jun 8, 2017
Sunny skies and warm breezes helped welcome back the families who call Lake City their summer home as they attended the seventh annual Welcome Fest in their honor on Sunday, May 28 at the American Legion. The usual continental breakfast was served, along with welcome bags filled with local maps,...

Flags raised at new public safety building

Jun 8, 2017
Members of the Lake City VFW and American Legion Color Guard raised four flags at Lake City’s new public safety building on N. 10th Street June 2. A brief tour of the building followed. The building, which will house the city’s police, ambulance and emergency response center, is largely complete,...

Flag retirement ceremony set for Flag Day

May 31, 2017
On June 14, two Lake City veterans groups will mark Flag Day with a cermony to retire damaged, faded or otherwise unservicable American flags. The Lake City Louis McCahill Legion Post 110 and the Bernard Flesche VFW Post 8729 have announced a flag retirement and dignified disposal of...

Memorial Day in Lake City: 'Patriotism is Alive and Well'

May 31, 2017
It wasn’t raining Monday morning, but it was cool and breezy, and organizers had already decided on Saturday that the annual Memorial Day observance in Lake City would take place in the auditorium at Lincoln High School instead of Patton Park. There was poetry, there was a musical tribute to the...

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