Post 501 Woodbury, Minnesota

Post 501

Woodbury, Minnesota

Post 501 Woodbury, Minnesota

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HISTORY

1970

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Established

Jan 11, 1979

State and District Officer attended the Woodbury American Legion Charter ceremony on January 11, 1979


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Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Established
Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Charter

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Charter

Jan 11, 1979

Articles of Incorporation for Woodbury American Legion Post 501


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Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Established

Jan 11, 1979

The Woodbury American Legion Post 501 was charted on January 11, 1979.  The post was formed as the growth of the City of Woodbury showed a need to increase support of veterans in the area.   The first officers were:  Mayard Flom, Post Commander; Bill England, first Vice Commander; Harry Southward, Second Vice Commander; Irwin R. Idso, Thrid Vice Commander; Chuck Swanson, Finance Officer; William Kruger, Veteran's service Officer.  The charter was presented at Captain..

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Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Established
Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Members in 1979/1980

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Members in 1979/1980

May 8, 1979

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 early meetings were held at the Woodbury Community Hall


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Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Charter Members

Oct 10, 1979

The Woodbury American Legion Post 501 had 36 charter Members when the post was first formed.  


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Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Charter Members

1980

Annual Memorial Day Service 1980

Annual Memorial Day Service 1980

May 25, 1980

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 participated in the community Memorial Day Service.  In the first years of the posts formation, the Memorial Day Services were held at the Woodbury Methodist Church Cemetary on Steepleview Rd.  The 1980 Services main speaker was Gen B.G. Shaver.  


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2010

Annual Poppy Days

Apr 22, 2017

Poppy Days -

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Annual Poppy Days

Month Post 501 Meeting

Aug 23, 2018

Monthly meeting of the Woodbury American Legion Post 501 held at the Woodbury Government Center

 


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Photo: Sept. 16 dedicated to American Legion

Sep 12, 2018

This appeared in today's Woodbury Bulletin. Photo: Sept. 16 dedicated to American Legion

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Woodbury American Legion Post 501 donates funds to Woodbury Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 donates funds to Woodbury Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) program

Nov 8, 2018

 

Following the Woodbury High School Veterans Day ceremony on November 8, 2018, Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Vice Commander Dale Johnson presented a check for $1000 to Major (retired) Thom Petzold, Senior Aerospace Science Instructor for the AFJROTC program.  Major Petzold and MSgt Kathy Cotto, JROTC instructor were presented Pavers for the Woodbury Veterans Memorial by Woodbury American Legion..

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Korean War Memorabilia Donated to Woodbury VFW and American Legion

Nov 20, 2018

 

On November 20, 2018, Jon and Marti Beltz donated memorabilia collected by Jon’s father Robert Beltz who served during the Korean War in the United States Navy.  Robert served aboard the USS Plumas County (LST-1083) as a Storekeeper Third class (SK3).  In this position, Robert was responsible for maintaining the ship’s supply stores, purchasing, buying and issuing..

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Korean War Memorabilia Donated to Woodbury VFW and American Legion
Woodbury American Legion Post 501 supports Local Community Organizations

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 supports Local Community Organizations

Jan 7, 2019

 

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 supports Local Community Organizations

 

 

 

Supporting local community is one..

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Monthly Post 501 Meeting, Poplar Conference Room, Woodbury City Hall

Jan 24, 2019

 

 

 

Monthly Post 501 Meeting, Poplar Conference Room, Woodbury City Hall

 

Meeting Minutes January 24, 2019

 

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By:  Woodbury American Woodbury VFW Post 9024 and American Legion Post 501 host Joint

By: Woodbury American Woodbury VFW Post 9024 and American Legion Post 501 host Joint

Feb 21, 2019

 

The Woodbury Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9024 and the Woodbury American Legion Post 501 hosted the first ever Joint Annual Awards banquet on February 21, 2019 at the Green Mill Restaurant in Woodbury.   The awards were hosted by VFW Post 9024 Commander, Paul Lindahl and American Legion Post 501 Commander, Tom Grezek.  

 

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Monthly Post 501 Meeting Minutes February 28, 2019

Feb 28, 2019

 

Monthly Post 501 Meeting, Poplar Conference Room, Woodbury City Hall

 

Meeting Minutes February 28, 2019 – 2/28/19

 

Present (8) Bob Dolan, Tom Grezek, Bob Halter, Dale Johnson, Henry Kolashinski, Paul..

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Woodbury American Legion Post 501 seeks Candidates for Legion Boys State

Mar 20, 2019

 

By:  Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Public Affairs

 

WOODBURY – The Woodbury American Legion Post 501 is seeking candidates from local Woodbury High Schools for the 71st Annual American Legion Boys State that will be held June 9-15, 2019 on the campus of St. John’s University..

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Monthly Post 501 Meeting Minutes

Mar 28, 2019

 

Monthly Post 501 Meeting, Poplar Conference Room, Woodbury City Hall

 

Meeting Minutes March 28, 2019 – 3/28/19

 

Present (9) Russ Bentley, Bob Dolan, Tom Grezek, Bob Halter, Dale Johnson, Henry..

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Woodbury Mayor Ann Burt Presents Proclamation recognizing Poppy Days

Woodbury Mayor Ann Burt Presents Proclamation recognizing Poppy Days

Apr 10, 2019

 

Woodbury Mayor Ann Burt presented a proclamation to Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Commander, Tom Grezek and Woodbury Veterans of Foreign War Post 9024 Paul Lindahl recognizing May 24, 2019 as National Poppy Day in Woodbury.

 

The American Legion has long utilized the red poppy as its..

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Woodbury American Legion Post 501 has Successful Poppy Days

Apr 30, 2019

 

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 has Successful Poppy Days

 

By:  Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Public Affairs

 

WOODBURY – Despite the prediction of snowy weather for the weekend of April..

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Woodbury American Legion Post 501 has Successful Poppy Days

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 selects Four Woodbury Juniors for Legion Boys State

May 7, 2019

 

Woodbury American Legion Post 501 selects Four Woodbury Juniors for Legion Boys State

 

By:  Woodbury American Legion Post 501 Public Affairs

 

WOODBURY – Woodbury American Legion Post 501 has selected four..

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