Walton American Legion Announces “Walk-A-Thon” Date
The American Legion Auxiliary and the Sons of The American Legion in New York State are proud to announce this year’s Walk-A-Thon will be held April 20th, 2019 in locations across the state. Our goal is to raise $50,000.00 this year. As in the past the proceeds will be equally split between the Department of New York American Legion Auxiliary and the Detachment of New York Sons of The American Legion.
On Saturday April 20th the Walton American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of American Legion will hold a Walk -A- Thon from 1-3 pm. It will start at Veterans Plaza in Walton, travel down to North St. then to Mead St. then down Howell back to Delaware St. to Veterans Plaza.
All proceeds go to the betterment of our Military Veterans and their families. The American Legion Auxiliary half of the donations will be presented to President Marie at convention for her project “FINAL SALUTE INC.”. The Department of New York American Legion Auxiliary in the past used their share for Relaxation Rooms At our NYS Homes, National Creative Arts Festival, Homeless Veterans and TAPS to name a few. The Detachment of New York Sons of The American Legion equally divides their share between the 13 VA Medical Centers, the 5 NYS Veterans Homes and the Fisher House at the Stratton VAMC in Albany. The donations make a difference in the lives of our veterans and their families.
This walk is open to whomever would like to walk. If interested just contact Kim Jacob 607-865-4727. We will also be having a pie sale down at Veterans Plaza so come get your Easter pies!!!
Also The American Legion Auxiliary will be having their monthly dinner Friday April 5th 5pm till sold out at 10 Park St, The Walton Vets Club. Cost is $10.00. We will be having Beef Wellington, red potatoes, green beans Cole slaw and desserts.