The second day of Operation Snowball Express was a long day, but it was an outstanding day. Believe it or not, the schedule was even tighter than it was on day one. Today, we traveled to 6 different posts to meet with fellow members of the American Legion Family and to collect their membership cards. First up, we traveled Bristol Post 143.
Outstanding people at the Bristol Post, but the "Express" needs to keep moving. Next up was Angola Post 31. Were honored by the huge reception we received. Cmdr. Dzieglowicz told Legion Family members in attendance about upcoming Legion Programs and special events that they can be a part of. After that, the "Express" packed up and headed the Fort Wayne Post 241.
Again, the "Express" was greeted by a large group of friendly Legion Family members. They may have had donuts for us put I'm not sure. I'm pretty sure I caught a glimpse of them , but by the time I got to the table they were all gone. Once everyone cleared the room of the disappearing pastries, it was time again to load back and head for Fort Wayne Post 241.
Pulling into the Fort Wayne Post 241, the "Express" was greeted to this wonderful sign as soon as we pulled into the parking lot. Big crowd and a delicious lunch provided by the post. We were surrounded by great people at a great post. Some of our leadership also had the opportunity to get some coaching from the Junior shooting sports instructor. Lot's of fun, but the "Express" has more stops to make. Next up is Middletown Post 216.
Packed house at a fun post. The "Express" set up shop in Middletown Post 216. Cmdr. Dzieglowicz was seen teaching a young man a pool trick shot that he could "Maybe win some money with". After collecting membership cards, it was to to roll-out to the next station, Knightstown Post 152.
We rolled into Knightstown Post 152 and were treated to a wonderful lunch. This was a very friendly post. I'm sure the entire "Snowball Express" would have been up for staying a bit longer, but we had one more stop to make, St. Leon Post.
The day was very tiring, but Membership Chairman, Ron Byrley said that we have collected 478 membership cards from the Posts' that we visited. One more day to go. DO YOU HAVE YOUR CARDS READY?
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