Mayor Cheney’s Purple Heart Social

Mayor Cheney’s Purple Heart Social

Wednesday, August 7th 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Rotate Bar and Kitchen
454 MAIN ST, FRISCO, TX 75033

We have an exciting night planned for this year’s Purple Heart Social.
• Honor our PH recipients.
• Mayor to read proclamation.
• We will have a live auction at the end of the evening to raise money for our very own Purple Heart Monument to be erected at the Frisco’s Veterans Memorial in Frisco Commons Park.
• Medal of Honor Mobile Museum will be out front for all to tour.
• Military Order of the Purple Heart local, state and national will be in attendance.

As always, we will be honoring our PH recipients, we will have attendees from the Military Order of the Purple Heart from the local, state and national level. We will have the Medal of Honor mobile museum out for all to tour.

American Legion Post 178 is proud to be a “Purple Heart Post. “
Commander Joanne Schumm

 

American Legion Post 178 Frisco Freedom Fest Booth

American Legion Post 178 Frisco Freedom Fest Booth

Pictured L-R: Vice Cmdr-Membership – John Stammreich and Commander – Joanne Schumm. Not in photo Vice Cmdr-Activities – Thor Anderson,
Vice Cmdr-Public Relations – John Brady, Honor/Color Guard Captain – Bill Drake, and Executive Member – Larry Wilhelm
Photo by John Brady

The American Legion Post 178 manned an information booth at Frisco Freedom Fest 2024. Festivities concluded with one of the largest fireworks shows in North Texas.

Frisco Freedom Fest

Frisco Freedom Fest

Members of the American Legion Post 178 Color Guard and cadets from the JROTC Navy National Defense Cadet Corps presented the Nation’s Colors and service flags at the Frisco Freedom Fest. Photos by John Brady.

 

The Post 178 Color Guard and JROTC Navy National Defense Cadet Corps had the honor of presenting the Nation’s Colors and Service Flags during the opening ceremonies of the 2024 Frisco Freedom Fest. The Independence Day celebration in the City Hall Plaza had live entertainment, local vendors, a Classic Car Show and many food vendors.

American Legion Post 178 Elects New Officers

American Legion Post 178 Elects New Officers

Your 2024-2025 Post 178 Executive Committee is Fred Rogers at podium, Facing the podium from Right to Left. Joanne Schumm, John Stammreich, John Brady, Thor Anderson, Terry Gilbert, Jose Torres Sr, Jeff Magargle, Delmon Outland, Bill Drake, Larry Wilhelm. Also not pictured is Hyram Sasser.

In June, post executive committee members were elected for 2024-2025. The committee formally meets monthly to coordinate and direct the programs and volunteer efforts of the post.

Since Post 178 was chartered in 2014, membership has grown to more than 450 members, many of which reside throughout Denton and Collin Counties. Dedicated to caring for veterans, servicemembers, and their families, the post also sponsors programs that mentor community youth, provide temporary financial assistance, emergency aid for disasters, and educational scholarships. It helps veterans with their VA benefits and provides volunteer services at assisted living and senior centers. Its veteran volunteers are dedicated to community service.