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Thank you from Creswell VFW


May 23, 2019

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Dear Editor,

The Creswell VFW Post would like to thank the following stores for their support for VFW Buddy Poppies and the recent Loyalty Day celebration: Creswell Bi-Mart, Cascade Home Center, and Tractor Supply Co.

According to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Loyalty Day originally began as "Americanization Day" in 1921 as a counter to the Communists' May 1 celebration of the Russian Revolution.

On May 1, 1930, 10,000 VFW members staged a rally at New York's Union Square to promote patriotism. On Loyalty Day, we reaffirm our allegiance to our country and re...

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