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By Bonita Dickinson
American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 17 Secretary Treasurer 

American Legion Auxiliary Celebrating Century of Service


November 6, 2019

Courtesy Photo

American Legion Auxiliary Unit #17. with 10 Centerpieces and 100 tray favors presented to Western Nebraska Veteran's Home in Scottsbluff in October. Pictured from left are: Unit 17 Vice President, Marge Surber, Activities Director Mrs Oliverious, and Unit 17 Sec/Treas Bonita Dickinson

Sidney American Legion Unit No. 17 is celebrating the national Auxiliary's milestone, a century of service in 2019-2020.

The Sidney American Legion Unit No. 17 is part of The American Legion Family, which includes not only The American Legion, but the American Legion Auxiliary, Sons of The American Legion, and American Legion Riders. None of these organizations would exist without The American Legion. All were created as veterans support organizations.

The American Legion Auxiliary was founded Nov. 10, 1919, just a few months after The American Legion. The American Legion was formed follo...

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