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The after-dinner speaker is Kendall County States Attorney Eric Weis who will present “How New Illinois Criminal Laws Effect Prosecutors and You.”
Pierce Augustine, Olivia Heckert, and Ben Heckert won in their divisions and were invited to compete in the district competition scheduled for Feb. 24 at Saint Mary School in Plano.
The all-you-can-eat buffet will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Yorkville American Legion, 9054 E. Veterans Parkway.
The buffet includes biscuits and gravy, omelets, pancakes, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, tomato juice, orange juice, milk and coffee.
Anyone is eligible with the exception of members of the Sandwich Lions Club board of directors and those who have previously received the award.
The next membership meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Plano American Legion, 510 E. Dearborn St. in Plano.
“Beginning Bonsai” will be presented by Ken Benson.
The day’s winners included: girls Olivia Madden in the age 10 group and McKenna Forsyth in the age 12 group; and boys John Schobert in the 10 year old group, Andrew Madden in the 12 year old group and Logan Olsen in the 13 year old group.
Members of the Sandwich VFW Auxiliary of Post 1486 took treats and visited with veterans at Pavilion on Main Street and Sandwich Rehab.
The Legion is open to the community from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, from 5 to 11 p.m. on Fridays, from 5 to 10 p.m. on Saturdays and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays.
Anne Marie Wolski was the local council winner.
Open Roads ABATE Chapter was recognized for perfect attendance at board of director meetings in 2023.
The event culminated Polar Star’s Festival of Women. During 2023, Polar Star cultural programming focused on Norwegian-American women.
The event is open to the public. Diners can enjoy an affordable breakfast buffet and help the Sons of the American Legion raise funds to help support local veterans.
The volunteers packed 33,696 meals for a total of 156 boxes which will feed 92 children daily for a year.