City of Farley's Legion Auxiliary

Legion Auxiliary

American Legion Auxiliary Scherrman-Peterson Post 656

The American Legion Auxiliary is the world's largest women's patriotic service organization with nearly 1 million members in 10,100 communities. They educate children, organize community events and help our nation's veterans through legislative action and volunteerism.

The American Legion Auxiliary Scherrman-Peterson Post 656 is made up of 160 adult and junior members from Farley and the surrounding area.

Annual activities include:

  • Assembly of fruit plates for senior citizens in Farley at Christmas;
  • Memorial Day poppy drive;
  • Operation of poppy poster contest at schools;
  • Creation of holiday cards by junior members for the VA Hospital in Iowa City;
  • Participation in Julyfest and Young Men's parades;
  • Contribution of money to the Veteran's Home in honor of the Gold Star Sisters in their unit:
  • Operation of a lunch stand for the annual Babe Ruth Tournament and preparation of the Queen's banquet;
  • Cook and serve food at Farley's Community night and at the Legion county meeting; and
  • Donation of money toward the renovation of Farley Memorial Hall.

Meetings
First Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the American Legion meeting room.

Membership
For more information on becoming a member, please contact membership chairperson Judy Link at 563-744-3979.

Who Can Join?

Babe Ruth Tournament and Queen Pageant History

Babe Ruth Queen Pageant History

Babe Ruth Tourney

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