Author Archives

Archive of the posts written by author: ARISE.

Past President to Visit Atlantic

PAST PRESIDENT TO VISIT ATLANTIC Abraham Lincoln will be at the American Legion Memorial Building on Sunday, February 19 at 2 pm. His visit is sponsored by Atlantic Rock Island Society Enterprise (ARISE). His presentation will be followed by time for questions, visiting…

The Memorial Hall – Before and After

The Memorial Hall measures 22 feet by 69 feet for a total of 1,760 square feet (including stair landings and other spaces).  It is on the lower level of the American Legion Memorial Building, which is approximately four feet below exterior grade.  An…

New display cabinets in the Memorial Hall

Due to a very generous grant from the Community Foundations of Southwest Iowa, eight new display cabinets have been installed in the Memorial Hall. These cabinets contain items from our Military Museum collection and will be rotated with different items every four months.…

Calvary Christian Church: Destination Unknown Crew visits American Legion Memorial Building

Thirteen individuals from the student ministry at the Calvary Christian Church in Bellevue and Papillion, Nebraska calling themselves the “Destination Unknown Crew” visited us without warning on June 7th, 2016. These individuals are committed to a week of their summer to serve wherever…