Poppy Day helps support local veterans

Auxiliary members Dorothy Mills, Sandy Huebner (past president), Jackie Cook (Poppy chairman), Iny Couturier (president), and Sheri VerWey (first vice president) remind America that millions have sacrificed their lives and health to keep our nation strong and free.

Poppy Day is here again. For over 70 years, the American Legion Auxiliary has sponsored Poppy Day to remind America that millions have sacrificed their lives and health to keep our nation strong and free. If you see a “poppy lady,” please remember our heroes, the veterans, past and present, by contributing and receive your […]

Poppy sales offer service to those who served us

Jackie Cook

A group of the American Legion Post 102 Auxiliary in Rockford went down to the Grand Rapids Veteran’s Home one Saturday to learn how to make poppies. They learned from our veteran that he earns $55 per 1,000 to make poppies for contributions for the month of May known as Poppy month.  He uses the […]