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Backus Legion honored for exceeding membership goal

Posted: February 12, 2013 - 6:01pm
From left are Backus American Legion post members Don Fowler, past Commander Eugene Gagnon, Adjutant Don Van Vorst and Gary Dawson with National Legion Commander James Koutz. Submitted Photo
From left are Backus American Legion post members Don Fowler, past Commander Eugene Gagnon, Adjutant Don Van Vorst and Gary Dawson with National Legion Commander James Koutz. Submitted Photo

The Backus American Legion was recognized for exceeding its membership goal of 114 at a breakfast for National Legion Commander James Koutz of Indiana hosted by the Walker American Legion on Feb. 5, during Koutz’s four-day tour of posts in Minnesota.

The Backus post for the fourth year in a row also was also selected in 2012 as the top small post in the Sixth Legion District, which includes a large portion of central and northern Minnesota.

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