2021 POPPY DAY / COMMUNITY DRIVE
MAY 7th, 8th and 9th, 2021
We will be collecting at the following Batavia community stores 8:30am till Noon :
Lumes Pancake House, Apple Villa, Briana's Pancake House - May 8th & 9th
7/11 Wilson & Prarie mornings & Pal Joeys evenings on May 7th and 8th
WalMart - 9am till Noon on May 9th
The Batavia American Legion Post 504 would like to thank all the patrons who gave this year.
If you were unable to donate at the above locations on the above dates please donate below
To donate click on this link ---> American Legion Batavia Post 504: Donate (givesignup.org)
Our Spring Poppy Day / Community Drive helps us support our Batavia Community student
programs and Veterans in need thru Poppy donations. We use money collected to support the
Stanley Johnson Scholarships for the Batavia Seniors who submit an application detailing why
they want to pursue a nursing program. Winner(s) are given a Certificate at the Batavia High
School yearly May Senior Honors and Recognition presentation at the school.
We also support the American Legion Boys State and Girls State programs for Juniors from
both Batavia H.S. and Marmion. We try to sponsor 2 students from each program who fill out an
application and ask us to sponsor them. This depends on how much money is collected.
The remaining monies are set aside to be used to support any Post veteran who contacts us
and is in need of some financial assistance because of a hardship they themselves might be having.
Unfortunately this years Boys State was cancelled because of COVID19 restrictions but will be available
next year in June to both Juniors and Seniors who want to attend. Girls State has changed their program this
year to a virtual venue and have reduced the fee and shortened the week. More information about both
programs can be found on our web page index for Boys and Girls State with links to their pages.
Last Years Scholarship winners Haley Skupa & Lindsey Hermosillo can be viewed on link below
This years 2021 winners are:
Azha Robinson , Brenda Madrigal-Blanco , Channing Osborne and Megan Pierce