Zigler Legacy Award presented to American Legion Post 19

Jennings, LA

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During the Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Banquet and Soiree’ conducted at the Grand Marais ballroom in Jennings on Jan. 26, the Fred B. and Ruth B. Zigler Legacy Award was presented to James O. Hall Post 19 of The American Legion Department of Louisiana. Accepting the award on the post’s behalf were the following members, listed in order from left to right: Terry Duhon, Post Commander Matthew Duhon, Darrell Landry, Allen Medus, Glenn McFarlain and John Louviere. The Zigler Award was presented to the post for its contributions to the betterment of Jefferson Davis Parish. Post 19 has worked hard to meet the medical needs of the community through the Jennings American Legion Hospital. The post honor guard has conducted over 560 military protocols during the last 12 years at funerals of veterans whose services have taken place in Jefferson Davis Parish. Over the last five years Post 19 has nominated Jennings’ Police Officer of the Year and Firefighter of the Year, and the chamber’s Parish Citizen of the Year, for the American Legion 7th District and Department of Louisiana-level awards in the nominees’ respective categories.

Submitted by:
Glenn McFarlain

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