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8th District Convention

This year's District Convention was held on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the John. J. Welch Post, Niagara Falls, New York

Elections:

  • John Miga from Chautauqua County elected District Commander
  • Bill Miskell from Erie County, Hamburg Post #527 elected District Vice Commander

Awards:

Legionnaire of the Year

Pat Nealon from Erie County, Hamburg Post #527

Eagle Scout of the Year

Chandler Edbauer sponsored by Concord Post #431

Law & Order Awards

Officer Mark Muscoreil, nominated by Mitlon J. Brounshidle Post #205

Firefighters Nick Kasprzak and Brian Murphy nominated by Matthew Glab Post #1477

EMT Steven Smith from Brocton. NY

Membership:

Iroquois Post #1587 received a certificate for highest percentage membership in the District. All other 100%+ Posts were thanked.

Past National Commander Michael J. Kogutek Scholarship - $1500 each

  • Jonathan Anstett from East Aurora High School, Erie County
  • Constance Lepsch from Wilson High School, Niagara County


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