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Post 230  Hawthorne, Florida

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CHARTER DATE: September 7, 1946

FIRST COMMANDER: Brady Wadsworth

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Sid Martin, Brady Wadsworth, Jess Davis, Billy Baxter, Billy Carlton, Dan Duggar

WHAT MAKES OUR POST UNIQUE: Friendly & Loving members and our Ladies can really really COOK!!!!

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MEMBERS OF AMERICAN LEGION POST 230 PARTICIPATED IN A VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION AT SHELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, HAWTHORNE, FLORIDA HOSTED BY PRINCIPAL LIBBY HARTWELL. AFTER OPENING PRAYER, THE FLAG WAS POSTED AND THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS SAID. MEMBERS OF THE LEGION THAN ADDRESSED THE ADULTS & CHILDREN GATHERED. THEY SPOKE.. Full story »
AMERICAN LEGION POST 230, HAWTHORNE, FLA AFTER THE END OF WORLD WAR II, THE AMERICAN LEGION WAS LOOKING TO EXPAND AND BEGAN APPROACHING VETERANS ABOUT STARTING LEGION CHAPTERS IN LOCAL COMMUNITIES. JESS DAVIS AND SID MARTIN, IN 1946, OBTAINED A CHARTER FOR POST #230 IN HAWTHORNE, FLORIDA. THEY PERSUADED THE.. Full story »
AMERICAN LEGION POST 230,HAWTHORNE FLORIDA IS HONORING ALL VETERANS WITH THE CONSTRUCTION AND DEDICATION OF A VETERANS MEMORIAL MONUMENT & PARK ON THE POST HALL GROUNDS IN NOVEMBER 2014. POST 230 IS PRESENTLY FUNDRAISING TO RAISE NEEDED MONIES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION. WITH A BUDGET OF $15,000, WE ARE PRESENTLY WITHIN.. Full story »
The beginning of the work on Post 230 Veterans Memorial & Monument has begun - not a lot accomplished because of the weather but after months of hard work it is starting. Check back updates will be posted as work is accomplished. Full story »
Pad poured, flagpole insert set, bollards ready, electric grid set, now to let it cure for a week or so and we can set the flagpole, raise our flags, and prepare to install the monument. We are getting their. Full story »
TODAY, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2014 SHELL ELEMENTARY, HAWTHORNE, FLORIDA HELD A SPECIAL CEREMONY HONORING OUR VETERANS - FLAG CEREMONY WAS PERFORMED BY THE SCHOOLS PATROL & THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS SAID. AMERICAN LEGION POST 230 WAS GUEST OF HONOR AND I HAD THE HONOR/PRIVILEDGE OF INTRODUCING OUR MEMBERS. EACH MEMBER WAS INVIDUALLY RECOGNIZED AND THEN WAS ASKED TO STAND AS THEIR BRANCH OF SERVICE MUSIC WAS PLAYED - AN EMOTIONAL TIME- HEARTFELT THANKS TO THE PRINCIPAL, LIBBY HARTWELL AND HER DEDICATED STAFF AND ESPECIALLY TO THE KIDS FOR THEIR KINDNESS. Full story »
AFTER OVER A YEAR OF PLANNING, PREPARING AND RAISING FUNDS, AMERICAN LEGION POST 0230, HAWTHORNE, FLORIDA REALIZED ITS DREAM OF ERECTING A VETERANS MEMORIAL MONUMENT, DEDICATED TO ALL VETERANS WHO HAVE SERVED OR ARE SERVING. OVER 200 GUEST & DIGNITARIES GATHERED FOR THE DEDICATION. THE POST COLOR GUARD POSTED THE NEW COLORS AND RETIRED THE OLD COLORS. THE NATIONAL ANTHEM WAS PERFORMED FLAWLESSLY BY POST MEMBER KEN ALLEN'S DAUGHTERS. THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE WAS SAID.. Full story »
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