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Post 79  New Port Richey, Florida

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CHARTER DATE: December 28, 1927

POST NAMESAKE: Paradise Post: In June 1991, guest speaker Glenn Dill, local historian for Pasco County, said he researched the reason the post is named.. Read more »

WHAT MAKES OUR POST UNIQUE: History of Paradise Post 79: By the mid-1920's, posts were springing up all over the United States, and it spread to a small town in Florida incorporated as a city in 1925, New Port Richey. The first temporary commander was.. Read more »

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American Legion donates $1,000 to Special Olympics team: The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 79 and the American Legion Post 79 recently made a $1,000 donation to Richey Elementary School to benefit its Special Olympics team and the school’s after-school enrichment program, the WHEEL. Representing the squadron during the check presentation were, from left, Jim Perez, past commander; Larry “Pops” Kelly, second vice president; Mark Harris, adjutant finance officer; and Edward Miller, commander. Representing.. Full story »
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