STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Text of Obama Minneapolis speech to American Legion
Remarks for President Barack Obama
(As prepared for delivery, provided by White House)
American Legion National Convention, Minneapolis
Tuesday, August 30
Hello Legionnaires! Thank you, Commander ... Posted on 8/30/11 at 11:55 AM
The Woodbury Legion Blue baseball team improved to 4-1 with a 4-3, 11-inning victory at South St. Paul on Monday evening. Mike Harman had two runs batted in on the night, including the game-winner, to make a victor out of pitcher Rich Klein (pictured). Andrew Herbert and Cole Volkers each had an RBI, while Mike Rommes banged out three hits.
A tradition which dates back more than 150 years continues to bring veterans and families together in Woodbury. The tradition: Paying tribute to deceased war veterans and decorating their graves, also known as Memorial Day.
The American Legion Auxiliary will be selling “poppies” outside of Woodbury area stores Friday, April 24 from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, April 26 from noon to 4 p.m.
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