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Legion stays the course on comeback trail


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No detail is too small to help the once-closed American Legion Post No. 24 march boldly into the future.

That is why volunteer Bill Erfmeier carefully installed new economy-oriented LED exit lights a few days ago at the facility at 2515 25th St. in Columbus. The bulbs will save the post nearly $1,500 per year in expenses. That's nearly two months' worth of electric bills.

That's a significant sum for a mostly volunteer group pushing just to keep the lights on and other bills paid.

"We're cutting it close," new Post Commander Al McKown said.

For more on this story, see Saturday's Republic.

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