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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American Legion and Sons of the American Legion Membership Night

Information on membership night scheduled for on 18 October 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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FLAG DAY 2014

June 14th is Flag Day. Make sure to fly “Old Glory” if you get the chance and pause a few minutes today to remember those who are in harm’s way today defending our flag and the principles it stands for. … Continue reading

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Ely American Legion Boys State Candiate

Ely American Legion Post 555 has selected Seth Wennermark of 1630 North Drive in Ely as the Ely Post Boys State Candidate for 2014. Seth is in his junior year at Prairie High School and active in several extracurricular activities … Continue reading

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