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American Legion’s poker run successful

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By The Staff

Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to inform your readers about some true American spirit that is alive and well in our area. In these uncertain and stressful economic times, I found it very encouraging that people did not hesitate to help our fund raising effort. When I told them the proceeds went to the Legacy Fund, a scholarship fund dedicated to helping the families of our fallen soldiers, they did their best to help with the Post No. 41 A.L.R. Poker Run on June 13, 2009. On behalf of the Post No. 41 American Legion Riders, I want to thank the following organizations, people and businesses:

Carroll County Sheriff Ben Smith, Trimble County Sheriff, Madison Police Dept., Rising Sun Police Dept., Joe and Kathy Dawson, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Young, McNeal’s, Dewald’s Auto and Truck Repair-East Enterprise, Jewell’s on Main in Warsaw, Heritage Goods and Services LLC, Kin’s New China of Carrollton LLC, Paul’s Tire, Prestonville Shell, Ink Spot Tattoo, Down on Main Restaurant, Floyd’s Jewelry, American At Large Motorcycle Shop, Subway of Carrollton, Wink’s Carry- Out, Salon 227, The Classy Boutique Consignment and Tanning, Sunset Grill of Warsaw, Ribbons and Roses of Warsaw, Shannon’s East End Transmission and Auto Repair, Carrollton Office Supply, Cornerstone Floral and Gift, Welch’s Riverside Restaurant, Auto Collision Specialist, Pat’s Video and Tanning, Berenger’s Drug Store in Warsaw,  Mr. T’s Liquors in Warsaw, Yamaha/Kawasaki of Carrollton, Wainscott’s Garage, Country Blooms Garden and Gifts of Warsaw, Doug’s 43 Auto, Kroger of Carrollton, Redegio’s Restaurant and Pizza of Patriot, Showtime Videos, WAVV-96 “Froggy,” Route # 56 Motorcycle of Rising Sun, Dan’s Exteriors-East Enterprise and music by Ryan Wardlow and his band.

Special Thanks to the American Legion Post No. 41 in Carrollton, Ky. and the Indiana American Legion Posts in Madison, Versailles, Aurora and Rising Sun for their hospitality and support. Finally, a heartfelt Thank You to all the riders who took part in the run and Pastor Chris White for his prayer and blessing.

Sincerely,

Shirley A. Davis.