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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

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American Legion Post 83 to honor veterans

American Legion Post 83 to honor veterans

Since its founding, Lockport has asked their young men and women to proudly represent and defend them in our nation’s wars and conflicts.

The American Legion Post 83 is seeking your help to honor all who served by placing a monument at Bayouside Park in Lockport to show their gratitude to those who protected and served all citizens of this country.

The Legion would prefer to not put individual names, as they feel that someone may get left out. Instead, they want to honor all Veterans who served unselfishly whether during war or peace time.

The monument will have the name and insignia of all branches of the armed services on a plaque along with the message, "In honor and memory of all men and women who served in the Armed forces of the United States."
The monument Legionnaires hope to erect will cost between $12-14,000 including installation.

Please help this organization honor our Veterans. If anyone has had someone in their family who has served, the hope is that you will join the American Legion in honoring them. For more information contact Gary J. Acosta, Post 83 Commander, 985-688-8637,

Donations should be remitted to American Legion Post 83 Building Fund, P.O. Box 267, Lockport, LA 70374.

Gary J. Acosta

Post 83 Commander