2013-03-21 / Top News

Dan R. Richardson Post 54 Birthday Party



The Dan R. Richardson American Legion Post 54 of Linton celebrated its 94th birthday with a social and supper at the Emmons County Memorial Auditorium on Sunday, March 10. The event was sponsored by the Dan R. Richardson American Legion Post 54 Auxiliary. The Dan R. Richardson Post was established in 1919 and named after Emmons County native and World War I veteran Dan R. Richardson. Above, pictured at the admissions table are, from left, Lily Wohl, Eva Heyne, and Post 54 Auxiliary offi cers Lisa Brown (secretary) and Mercedes Goetz (treasurer). The Dan R. Richardson American Legion Post 54 of Linton celebrated its 94th birthday with a social and supper at the Emmons County Memorial Auditorium on Sunday, March 10. The event was sponsored by the Dan R. Richardson American Legion Post 54 Auxiliary. The Dan R. Richardson Post was established in 1919 and named after Emmons County native and World War I veteran Dan R. Richardson. Above, pictured at the admissions table are, from left, Lily Wohl, Eva Heyne, and Post 54 Auxiliary offi cers Lisa Brown (secretary) and Mercedes Goetz (treasurer).

Post 54 Commander Richard Naumann was the emcee for the Dan R. Richardson American Legion’s Birthday Party. Post 54 Commander Richard Naumann was the emcee for the Dan R. Richardson American Legion’s Birthday Party.

Garrick Voigt, a junior at Linton High School, spoke during the Post 54 Birthday Party. Voigt participated in the American Legion’s High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, and was sponsored by Post 54. Voigt earned $950 by placing first at the local, district and region levels, and 4th at the state level of the program. He is the son of Tracie Ritz of Linton, and Doug Voigt of Raleigh. Garrick Voigt, a junior at Linton High School, spoke during the Post 54 Birthday Party. Voigt participated in the American Legion’s High School Oratorical Scholarship Program, and was sponsored by Post 54. Voigt earned $950 by placing first at the local, district and region levels, and 4th at the state level of the program. He is the son of Tracie Ritz of Linton, and Doug Voigt of Raleigh.

Color Guard for the Post 54 Birthday Party were Legionnaires John Dykema (left) and Joe Glasser. Color Guard for the Post 54 Birthday Party were Legionnaires John Dykema (left) and Joe Glasser.

Post 54 Adjutant Dennis Von Euw was the bartender for the Dan R. Richardson Birthday Party. Post 54 Adjutant Dennis Von Euw was the bartender for the Dan R. Richardson Birthday Party.

Pictured during the Dan R. Richardson Post 54 Birthday Party are (clockwise, from left), Sandy DeBoer, Maggie Wickenheiser, Post 54 Auxiliary Chaplain Alice Naumann, Post 54 Chaplain Mike Wickenheiser and John C. DeBoer. Pictured during the Dan R. Richardson Post 54 Birthday Party are (clockwise, from left), Sandy DeBoer, Maggie Wickenheiser, Post 54 Auxiliary Chaplain Alice Naumann, Post 54 Chaplain Mike Wickenheiser and John C. DeBoer.

Dan R. Richardson Post 54 Auxiliary members Mary Bosch (left) and Eva Heyne sold sausage raffle tickets during the Post 54 Birthday Party. Dan R. Richardson Post 54 Auxiliary members Mary Bosch (left) and Eva Heyne sold sausage raffle tickets during the Post 54 Birthday Party.

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