The Ralph Greer American Legion Post #49 held its annual dinner at the Atchison County Memorial Building on Friday, November 11. The evening was started by Commander Bud Harger with a welcome and opening remarks. Pastor Bruce Jeffries gave the blessing and the meal was served by legion members and their families. The junior ladies auxiliary helped with the serving of the drinks. Following the dinner Commander Bud Harger read a list of members with 50 or more years of membership to the American Legion.
Following is a list of American Legion and Legion Auxiliary members and the number of years they have been members. American Legion: Luther H. Hudson, Jr. – 61, Luther H. Thompson – 54, C.R. Underwood – 62, John H. Cox – 69, Loren Ebert – 63, Ralph Gayler – 71, Billy L. Amthor- 59, Danny M. Cooper – 56, and Harry L. Cooper – 71
American Legion Auxiliary: Chris Lewis – 30, Debbie Lutz – 30, Billie Smith – 30, Rita Squires – 30, Judith Bradley – 32, Judy Burke – 32, Laverna Greenley – 32, Evelyn Hord – 32, Debbie Stubblefield – 32, Jan Burke – 35, Mary Wintjen – 47, Lois Bennington – 48, Zella Davis – 52, Lyndia Schomburg – 52, Sheila Erdley – 55, Jessie Knierim – 55, Gloria Graves – 57, Kathy Davis – 58, Marvetta Volker – 59, Florence Demott – 65, Donna Shineflew – 68, Jane Christen – 69, Uldeen Cooper – 70, and Helen Fentiman – 72