Fun at Our First Family Movie Night

Post 555’s first ever family movie night was great success with fun for all. Disney’s Frozen was on the screen, popcorn was abundant and the bar was open downstairs. Fun for the kids, fun for mom and dad. This was … Continue reading

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Remembering the Old Ely Legion Hall 1923-1954

The current Legion Hall is not the first hall on the site. The original Ely Legion Hall was constructed in 1923 and expanded in 1928. Actually, it was two old school buildings that were moved to the site and fabricated … Continue reading

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History of the Post from the 1972 Ely Centennial Book

St. Quentin Post No. 555, Ely, Iowa, held its first meeting in March 1921. This first organizational meeting was held in the brick building on the south-west corner of Dows and Main Streets. Officers elected were: Commander: Frank J. Krob, … Continue reading

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Legionaires and their families gather in Ely on Veterans’ Day, 2013

Post Commander Marv Peters addresses the gathering during the Annual Veterans’ Day Soup Supper at the Ely American Legion. (Click to enlarge photos.) Good food, good conversation and good friends on Veterans’ Day. Share … Continue reading

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2013 Annual Veteran’s Day Soup Supper

The Ely Legion Annual Soup Supper will be held at the Legion Hall on Veterans Day (November 11, 2013) at 6:00 p.m. Families are invited to attend. Prospective members are also encouraged to attend. Share … Continue reading

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