Burwell, Nebraska. The American Legion, Clifford Clark Post No. 298 is pleased to announce that plans are being made to build a new Post home in 2020 stated Commander, Donald Christen on Monday, December 16, 2019. Commander Christen said “Clifford Clark Post No. 298 will be going up with a new building at the same location that was home to the Burwell Legion Club for many years.” The Burwell Legion Club closed its doors on July 1, 2017 and an auction was held in October of 2017. The first part of August of this year, Jeffres Sand and Gravel, Inc. of Burwell went down with the Burwell Legion Club to prepare the site for the new building.
The American Legion, Clifford Clark Post No. 298 plans for the new Post home is a meeting area, catering kitchen, storage and office area. The Post is looking forward to honoring the past and present Veterans in the new Post home and having a place to connect with future Veterans. American Legion Post 298 is an active organization in the community assisting Veterans and sponsoring youth activities. “Building a new Post home will assure our American Legion will remain an active organization and continue to be a true asset to our community” said Commander, Christen.
“The fundraising to construct our new Post home, got underway at our American Legion Post No. 298 meeting on November 5, 2019 and our goal date to have all of the funds in place and be ready to begin construction is Memorial Day 2020” said Commander, Christen. The American Legion, Clifford Clark Post No. 298 is a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) and donations are therefore tax deductible. Donations can be mailed to the American Legion Post 298, P.O. Box 760, Burwell, NE 68823 or dropped off at Pathway Bank, 817 H ST in Burwell, NE phone 308.346.5015.
For more information about the American Legion, Clifford Clark Post No. 298 plans for a new Post home contact Commander, Donald Christen at (308) 346.5548 email: [email protected] or Treasurer, Tim Rowse at (308) 346.4517. Like the American Legion Post 298 on Facebook and check the Loup Basin RC&D Council’s website https://loupbasinrcd.org for updates.