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Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary to distribute poppies

The Auxiliary requests people wear a poppy in memory of U.S. veterans.

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Hackensack American Legion Auxiliary will distribute poppies to Hackensack businesses May 13-14.

May is poppy month and red poppies are worn to commemorate the sacrifice of men and women who gave their lives fighting for their country. The Auxiliary requests people wear a poppy in memory of U.S. veterans.

Those who wish to donate to the Unit 202 poppy fund to support veterans can leave a check payable to Unit 202 Poppy Fund at the Legion Post or mail it to P.O. Box 414, Hackensack, MN, 56452.

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