Burning the mortgage


Leaders of the American Legion Post 217 in Sidney participate in a ceremonial burning of the mortgage papers, Sunday, Sept. 24. The mortgage on the building at 1265 Fourth Ave. was retired sooner than members had anticipated, thanks to several unexpected, large donations. Pictured are, left to right, Aaron Stevenson, commander of the Sons of the American Legion; Shelia Nuss, commander of the American Legion Auxiliary; Rick Lunsford, American Legion Debt Retirement Committee chairman; Larry Spence, Post 217 commander and Jim Muhlenkamp, master of ceremonies.

Leaders of the American Legion Post 217 in Sidney participate in a ceremonial burning of the mortgage papers, Sunday, Sept. 24. The mortgage on the building at 1265 Fourth Ave. was retired sooner than members had anticipated, thanks to several unexpected, large donations. Pictured are, left to right, Aaron Stevenson, commander of the Sons of the American Legion; Shelia Nuss, commander of the American Legion Auxiliary; Rick Lunsford, American Legion Debt Retirement Committee chairman; Larry Spence, Post 217 commander and Jim Muhlenkamp, master of ceremonies.


Leaders of the American Legion Post 217 in Sidney participate in a ceremonial burning of the mortgage papers, Sunday, Sept. 24. The mortgage on the building at 1265 Fourth Ave. was retired sooner than members had anticipated, thanks to several unexpected, large donations. Pictured are, left to right, Aaron Stevenson, commander of the Sons of the American Legion; Shelia Nuss, commander of the American Legion Auxiliary; Rick Lunsford, American Legion Debt Retirement Committee chairman; Larry Spence, Post 217 commander and Jim Muhlenkamp, master of ceremonies.

Leaders of the American Legion Post 217 in Sidney participate in a ceremonial burning of the mortgage papers, Sunday, Sept. 24. The mortgage on the building at 1265 Fourth Ave. was retired sooner than members had anticipated, thanks to several unexpected, large donations. Pictured are, left to right, Aaron Stevenson, commander of the Sons of the American Legion; Shelia Nuss, commander of the American Legion Auxiliary; Rick Lunsford, American Legion Debt Retirement Committee chairman; Larry Spence, Post 217 commander and Jim Muhlenkamp, master of ceremonies.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/09/web1_Legion-mortgage.jpgLeaders of the American Legion Post 217 in Sidney participate in a ceremonial burning of the mortgage papers, Sunday, Sept. 24. The mortgage on the building at 1265 Fourth Ave. was retired sooner than members had anticipated, thanks to several unexpected, large donations. Pictured are, left to right, Aaron Stevenson, commander of the Sons of the American Legion; Shelia Nuss, commander of the American Legion Auxiliary; Rick Lunsford, American Legion Debt Retirement Committee chairman; Larry Spence, Post 217 commander and Jim Muhlenkamp, master of ceremonies.