100th Anniversary Committee Chairmen, pictured left to right: Robert McCool, Larry Hess, and Chris Solo.


State College (Pa.) Post 245 celebrates 100 years

State College, PA

American Legion Post 245 in State College, Pa., held its 100th Anniversary event on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. The family-friendly celebration held lots of activities such as panning for gold, BB gun shooting, a parade, silent auction, and bucket rides on a fire truck. Representatives of military branches and veterans’ organizations provided information and displayed military, hardware including a jet engine.
Nearly 60 historic American flags were flown on the Legion’s property for the occasion.
A catered dinner for the community and all-day music from local artists completed the well-attended event.
The Anniversary Committee chairman are Robert McCool, Larry Hess and Chris Solo. Richard Seifert is Post 245 commander.

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