Appreciation Rally is around the corner

FOREST LAKE — The Minnesota American Legion Family Appreciation Rally is the next membership get-together on the Legion Family calendar. It is slated for March 12 at Forest Lake Post 225.

Cost is $20. To make reservations, contact rally chairmen Terry Larson and Don Skow. Larson can be reached at 651-464-2600 or Skow can be reached at 651-399-0452 or

The meal is pork tenderloin, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, salad and dinner roll.

The Department Executive Committee meets at 1 p.m. in Hall D. The Auxiliary Department Executive Committee meets at 11:30 a.m. on the south side of Hall A.

Membership turn-in and social time is at 3:30 p.m. Dinner is at 5 p.m. in Hall A, with programs from The American Legion, Auxiliary, Sons of The American Legion and Legion Riders to follow.

The Appreciation Rally is a time department and district commanders recognize vice commanders for their hard work.

The address for the Post 225 home is 355 W. Broadway Ave, Forest Lake, MN 55025.

Two nearby hotels Skow suggested are Country Inn & Suites, 651-982-9799, and Running Aces Casino, Hotel & Racetrack, 651-925-4450.