Auxiliary encourages Haxtun to honor fallen warriors
May 24, 2023
Honor our fallen warriors and contribute to the continuing needs of our veterans on National Poppy Day®, May 26 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Haxtun Post Office when members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit #137 distribute bright red poppies in exchange for a donation. The Flanders Fields poppy has become an internationally known and recognized symbol of the lives sacrificed in war and the hope that none died in vain. The American Legion Family called upon Congress to proclaim the Friday before Memorial Day as National Poppy Day, which was officially designated as such in 2017.
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