Thanks to the hard work of volunteers like Bill Smith, John Young, Richard Erbe, Dick McQuate, and Bill Allen we get to keep a handsome face on Post 119. Thank you!
There aren't enough good words to express how grateful we are to Thor and Darlene Homme for their volunteer management of the bar in our social club. Many many hours of their lives are given to Post 119 each week.
Many thanks to Bill Marshall and his daughter Marianne Marshall-Gibson for their donation of a custom-built western saddle crafted by J. David Huey, a well-known Texas saddle maker. The saddle together with a matching bridle and breastplate are valued at $6,500. This donation was the heart of our summer fundraiser.
Thanks to many donations over the years, including a major donation by an anonymous donor, and to the generous work by Soderburg Roofing, Post 119 was able to afford a new roof and gutters in 2017.
We are greatly appreciative to Claire Molle, Sean Doherty and Nick Molle Productions for the outstanding short documentary “Our Town. Unfiltered. American Legion Post 119” that premiered this month. You can watch it on Channel 8 or on YOUTUBE at https://youtu.be/Y8x0TRAll8M.
Thanks to many donations over the years, including major donations by Jane Livingston and an anonymous donor, and to the good work by volunteers, Post 119 was able to renovate the hall with a new wall and ceiling finish, new ceiling fans, a floor buffing and new draperies throughout the room.
Sunrise Rotary has provided several grants to Post 119. One has allowed us to purchase a new $6,000 freezer, and the other has provided $1,000 toward assisting a needy veteran.
Kendra Ryan of Estes Park Yoga is working with Post 119 to provide Resiliency Training at no charge to Veterans, Active Military, and their families.
Through a grant from the Colorado Historical Society, Post 119 has been undergoing an architectural review by _____ to identify priorities for structural upgrades.
Thanks to the risky behaviors of Richard, Tom and Thor, our cupola got a much needed paint job!
So many volunteers go into a successful Haunted House! We especially want to thank Kovo Mendoza and Jenn Bass for their creative efforts, and the graveyard sponsors and decorators for their donations, their creativity, and for getting Post 119 a Business Bright Spot Award!
Have you tried a Legion Ale? It's great! And $1 from each glass sold at Post 119 goes to support our Veterans Service programs. Thanks Nick and Wade!
Through donations in memory of Michele Gibson, we were able to repair and upgrade our classic changeable letter sign for Post 119.