American Legion post to honor Purple Heart recipients

San Tan Valley American Legion Post 97 will honor area Purple Heart recipients during a recruiting event to take place Aug. 7 in San Tan Valley.

Post members will have a booth from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. this Sunday at Fry’s Marketplace, 155 W. Combs Road. The post is conducting its annual membership drive and recognizing winners of the Purple Heart, according to Post 27’s Facebook page.

“If you’re a veteran or active duty and want to learn about American Legion Post 97 and what we do in the San Tan Valley community, stop by and see us,” Angela Smith wrote on the page on behalf of the post.

Ms. Smith asked people to share the information with friends and family who are active duty, veterans and Purple Heart winners.

Post 97 will hold its general membership meeting 7-8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at 3736 E. Bella Vista Road in San Tan Valley, according to its Facebook page.

For more information, visit or call Tony Gunderson, adjutant/treasurer at 507-459-2879.


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