West Seattle Veterans Day 2012: American Legion Post 160’s dinner

Even dessert had a patriotic theme tonight in The Triangle at American Legion Post 160‘s free spaghetti dinner for veterans. We stopped in to see how it was going (answer: nicely!), and talked with Post and Auxiliary leaders:

From left – Post 160 Chaplain Mike Daversa, Vice Commander Joe Connery, Auxiliary Unit 160 President Shannon Connery, and Commander Kyle Geraghty. Joe is a U.S. Army veteran, two deployments to Afghanistan; Kyle, a U.S. Marines veteran, including a deployment to Iraq. Both served in the military 2001-2007. (Post-photo, Mike had to step away, so we didn’t get to ask about his service.) The Post also had a donation drive for deployed soldiers; if you missed the chance to donate, you can e-mail ALAUnit160@gmail.com to find out how you can still help.

P.S. Post 160 is now on Facebook (here), as is Auxiliary Unit 160 (here).

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5 Replies to "West Seattle Veterans Day 2012: American Legion Post 160's dinner"

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    The Original MB November 11, 2012 (7:24 pm)

    Dinner was great!!! Thank you guys so so much, we had a wonderful time!
    p.s. the cake pops were deadly :)

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    Diane November 11, 2012 (7:39 pm)

    Love the patriotic theme with the desserts! They all look fabulous!

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    Brittney Linville November 11, 2012 (8:41 pm)

    The dinner was amazing. Everyone worked so hard and it was wonderful! It was a perfect end to a rainy day. Everyone was so welcoming and it was great for my husband and I. We are both veterans and made to feel immediately welcome. Thank you Post 160 for a wonderful night!

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    happy November 12, 2012 (8:29 am)

    Thanks for doing this!

    P.S.- Where can I learn how to make the round, rainbow cake in the middle of the picture?

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    ALAUnit160 November 13, 2012 (3:15 pm)

    I want to thank everyone for their generous donations and for attending our dinner. It was a wonderful night! And “Happy” – if you google “firecracker cake” you can find a recipe for it.

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