A new year and a new decade find Post 80 beginning to enjoy better times. Rentals are more frequent generating higher bar sales and more people are attending bingo.
Legion activities are carried out as usual. By December 1979 the loan on the obelisk is paid off. Also improvements to the Legion road are also paid off.
Again one member wishes to push a motion to sell the Post 80 properties in Downers Grove.but is again defeated.
Independence Day is now funded by enough donations so that all activities are once again put on in grand fashion. Plans begin for 1981 and the Bicentennial in 1982.
The fire truck which was donated to the Post by the Pure Oil Company in Lockport, Il. has been modified with two benches for members to sit on in the parades. The firetruck will be used for many Legion activities during the year.
Elmer Anderson is nominated to lead Post 80 in 1981. All Legion activities are completed in normal fashion All in all Jens Vimtrup had a good year.