Chaplain W. E. Robb Visits Glenwood for Membership Drive

From The Glenwood Opinion, Thursday October 16, 1919, Local Post of American Legion Is Growing-Will Make Membership Drive Saturday-Ex-service Men Should Join "Chaplain W. E. Robb of the One-Hundred and Sixty Eighth Iowa Infantry will speak at the Baptist church next Wednesday evening, October 22, on the subject, “The Price of Our Heritage.” Chaplain Robb … Continue reading Chaplain W. E. Robb Visits Glenwood for Membership Drive

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Post 141 Temporary Charter and First Election

As we look back over the first 100 years of Harvey T. Rimel Post 141 in Glenwood Iowa, I would like to share some historical documentation from the Post, The Glenwood Opinion (now known as the Opinion Tribune), and various periodicals I was able to track down. We know by documents at the Post that … Continue reading Post 141 Temporary Charter and First Election

Glenwood Designated Home Base Iowa Community

May 3, 2018 (Glenwood, Iowa) – Gov. Kim Reynolds along with other state and local officials announced today that Glenwood has received the designation as the 79th Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Local community leaders, businesses and veterans attended the event at the Harvey T. Rimel American Legion Post 141. “It’s my privilege to congratulate Glenwood on becoming … Continue reading Glenwood Designated Home Base Iowa Community

Glenwood Passes Resolution in Support of HBI

About the city of Glenwood Glenwood has earned the Home Base Iowa Community designation to demonstrate our support for veterans and transitioning service members. On September 12, 2017, the Glenwood City Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of the Home Base Iowa initiative. In support of the Home base Iowa initiative, the City of … Continue reading Glenwood Passes Resolution in Support of HBI