American Legion overwhelmed by the generosity of the community
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — Community members are making sure veterans are remembered this holiday season.
American Legion Post 52 has a special Christmas tree this year.
The Buddy Tree holds over 100 names of area veterans.
In November, community members were invited to pick a name and buy them a gift.
The legion was amazed by how many people got involved.
“It’s overwhelming what the generosity from the public and the community, other veterans, and other American Legion Posts. It just feels great,” said Josh Navrestad, Commander of the American Legion Post 52.
This was the first year the American Legion put up the Buddy Tree.
They say it’s a huge success, and they look forward to doing it again next year.
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