Local American Legion post donates to American Red Cross
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American Legion Paul Gwin Post #47 in Calhoun recently made a donation to the American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia.

The American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia has recently sent volunteers and aid to hurricane ravaged areas of Texas, Louisiana, Florida and South Georgia.

Pictured, left to right, Jeffrey Putnam, executive director of the American Red Cross of Northwest Georgia; Wade Russell, Joe Rayburn and Jerry Thayer of American Legion Paul Gwin Post #41.

The American Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission of providing shelter and aid in times of need.

The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization aimed at advocating patriotism across the U.S.