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 By Pamela Lannom    News    October 24, 2019

American Legion Post 250 in the spotlight

Charlie Hartley's motivation for joining American Legion Post 250 came from an unlikely place. He was attending a funeral service in Ohio. "The American Legion did such a great job for my...


Post 250 helps keeps vets visible in community

Jack Orbell's service with Hinsdale American Legion Post 250 began six years ago when he said yes - grudgingly - to one simple request. "They needed some walkers for a Memorial Day parade one year...

 By Ken Knutson    News    August 22, 2019

Veterans have loyal friend in Auxiliary

When the American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 to support those returning from the World War I battlefields, many felt "the Great War" veterans organization needed an equally great mate....

 By Ken Knutson    News    May 23, 2019

A weekend to remember

The 2019 Memorial Day procession sponsored by the Hinsdale American Legion Post 250 will kick off at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27. The parade will start from Third and Washington streets and proceed north...

 By Ken Knutson    News    May 2, 2019

American Legion contests engage youth

Rohan Chadha believes America will truly thrive as the world's leading democracy if its citizenry is educated on current affairs and endeavors to understand all sides of an issue. Oh, and have...

 By Pamela Lannom    News    April 18, 2019

Post 250 celebrates 100 years of history

When Congress chartered the American Legion in 1919 and Hinsdale Post 250 was formed shortly after, the goals of the organization - as stated in the preamble to its constitution - were...


Hinsdalean to partner with American Legion

Hundreds of organizers gathered in Paris March 15-17, 1919, with the goal of supporting veterans who served in the Great War. A committee tasked with naming the new group had a dozen options from...


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