Valentine’s Day Dinner and Dance at the Legion

Dinner Buffet featuring Chicken Asiago, Baked Steak, and Herb Roasted Pork Loin served with Oven Roasted Red Skin Potatoes, Vegetables, Salads, and Beverages. Dessert and Champagne following meal. Caterer: Myers’ Grill & Catering, Williamsburg, Iowa. Music following dinner by Blue … Continue reading

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Free Family Movie Night at the Legion

Come see Boxtrolls at the American Legion, January 23rd at 7:00 PM Bring your sleeping bags, lawn chairs, beanbag chairs or sit on our chairs. Popcorn, pop and candy upstairs, open bar downstairs. “The Boxtrolls represents the best animated movie … Continue reading

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Rent the Legion Hall for your Holiday Party

Find out information about the hall, rental details and how to contact us. The Legion Hall in Ely is a great place for your Christmas or New Year party. Share … Continue reading

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Veterans and Families gather on Veterans Day

Members of Post 555 and their families gathered Tuesday for a Veterans Day soup supper and fellowship. Here post commander Marv Peters addresses the gathering. Click to enlarge Share … Continue reading

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November Family Movie Night at the Legion

Disney’s Maleficent Friday November 21, 2014 7:00 pm Free admission. Snack bar open upstairs and bar open downstairs. Chairs will be available but you can bring your own as well as blankets and sit on the floor. Everyone welcome. Share … Continue reading

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On this date in 1918: Battle of St. Quentin Canal

The Battle of St Quentin Canal began on September 29th, 1918. It is the battle for which Post 555 is named and in which two sons of Ely, Iowa made the ultimate sacrifice. PVT Charles Noska and PVT Joseph Dvorak … Continue reading

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Fall Fest Family Movie Night at the Legion

Come see the Lego Movie at the Ely American Legion – Free Admission (donations accepted) – Popcorn, pop and other snacks available upstairs – Bar open downstairs. Friday, September 26 – Two showings: 7:00 pm and 8:45 pm Bring lawn … Continue reading

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Home Base Iowa offers job assistance to veterans

In December 2013, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds launched www.homebaseiowa.org, a new website for Home Base Iowa. The initiative is a new non-profit, private-public partnership that will recruit veterans and active duty service members for private-sector job … Continue reading

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