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Donation To DAV VAN Project

Blanton-Thompson Post #155 - Crystal River, FL

By: Jay Conti Sr.; American Legion 4th District Vice Commander.

American Legion Post 155 family which includes the American Legion Post 155, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 155, Son's Of The American Legion Squadron 155, Legion Riders Chapter 155, Citrus 40/8 Voiture & Cabane 1219 presents a series of checks totaling over $1,500 to Richard Floyd Commander of DAV Chapter 70.

DAV Chapter 70 is conducting a fundraising drive to raise $25,000 for a new van to transport local veterans to their appointments at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville. The American Legion family made its first installment of donations towards a new DAV van that is used to transport area disabled veterans from Citrus County. The current van has close to 150,000 miles. The van is assigned to the Lecanto Community Based Outpatient Clinic, Lecanto as part of the DAV Transportation Network Program.

The American Legion family encourages the community, area businesses, veterans and fellow citizens to raise money for this great cause. Please send your tax-deductible donation to the address above and for any question please contact DAV Chapter 70 Commander Richard Floyd at 352-344-3464. If you would like to help out in the community, children & youth programs and helping veterans please contact our Post 1st Vice Commander Jay Conti Sr. at 352-795-6526 for more information on membership in joining the world's largest veterans organization of over 2.5 million members strong or visit us on the web at www.Post155.org.

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