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Newkirk American Legion Auxiliary junior member recognized

Press Release

NEWKIRK — The Newkirk American Legion Auxiliary Post 165 Otto G. Abbott has been in Newkirk since 1921 and is still going strong with 23 members, three of whom are junior members.

Newkirk’s American Legion Auxiliary is currently working on the Kay County Walk of Warriors project, and on Saturday, July 17, the Oklahoma American Legion Auxiliary presented the Oklahoma Junior Member of the Year award to Hannah Cross for her work on veteran projects in Newkirk. In the spirit of “Service, Not Self,” the mission of the American Legion Auxiliary is to support the American Legion and to honor the sacrifice of those who serve by enhancing the lives of veterans, military and their families, both at home and abroad.

To learn more about membership eligibility, go to or call Neva Balzer, Newkirk president at (580) 362-5548.



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