Honoring Veterans

WINNSBORO – Unit 16 of the American Legion Auxiliary distributed poppies in the community over the Memorial Day weekend in honor of veterans. Donations, not required, go strictly to programs benefitting veteran services. ALA Unit 16 meets in Winnsboro on the first Wednesday of each month (September through May) at 3 pm at the Winnsboro […]

American Legion’s poppy contest honors veterans

WINNSBORO – The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 16 recognizes second grade students of Fairfield County schools who won their annual Poppy Coloring Contest.  The coloring contest brings awareness to the poppy’s symbolism of the services and sacrifices of veterans who have served the United States of America. Elementary schools in Fairfield County School District and […]

Remember with Poppies

WINNSBORO – Members of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 16 of Winnsboro will celebrate National Poppy Day on May 25 by distributing poppies until Memorial Day. The Poppy has been worn by Americans since World War I to honor those who served and died for our country in all wars. They are distributed free with the request […]