The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 471 won state and national awards from District 7 (group 3) by taking home top honors in Americanism, Children & Youth, and Community Service, and tied for first place with Unit 14 Bainbridge Junior Activities. Additionally, Post 471 obtained second place in the Seventh District in VAR, which is Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation.
Post 471’s new appointed Junior President, Chandler Hatfield, won the National Good Deeds award. Hatfield attends Worthington Elementary School and is an honor student in the BETA Club. She is part of an active duty military family. She volunteers at school, nursing homes and in the community.
If your youth would like to become members of the world’s largest patriotic organization that offers scholarships, volunteering and so much more. Please feel free to contact the Russell D. Williams American Legion Auxiliary membership chairman Betty Taylor at (740) 250-3249 for more information.