Some of the many projects we sponsor, at a minimum, through out the year are;
* American Legion Auxiliary Hoosier Girls State: * Unit 18 sponsors at a minimum 3 heading into their Senior Year of high school to learn more about our government.
* ALA Hoosier Girls State is a program designed to educate young women of Indiana in the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of citizenship. It is a week of living and learning the political system of Indiana through a mythical City, County and State.
* Program is held at Trine University typically in June.
* EDUCATION GRANTS: * Unit 18 awards four educational grants of $1,000 to financial aid a young adult pursing education at a college institution.
* INDIANA VETERANS HOME IN LAFAYETTE: Unit 18 prepares cards and a Gifts are sent to the Veterans who reside at the home.
* CHILDREN CHRISTMAS PARTY: * The Post, Sons and Auxiliary organize a party for members’ children/grandchildren.
* A gift is provided.
* Activities are encouraged.
* A visit from Santa’s helper is included.
* A small lunch is presented to families present.
* THE AMERICAN LEGION BIRTHDAY DINNER IN MARCH. * Unit 18 plans, coordinates and presents a birthday dinner to celebrate the American Legion.
* Event is held in March.
These are just a few of the projects we sponsor through out the year.
So come and see Post 18 at 1800 W. 3rd
St., If you need more information, please feel free to call us at 812-334-0500 or find us on social media.
or visit the American Legion Auxiliary Headquarters at Indianapolis on the ALA Website
for more detail information on membership and membership benefits.