- Learn about Our New American Legion Riders Program
|Post 62 is proactively involved with the Chillicothe and
Huntington School Districts in conducting the Americanism & Government
Post 62's Riverbats for another outstanding season Catch the Post
62 Riverbats at Ross County Park!
Post 62 is proud of our Girl's Fast-pitch Softball team and their
continuing success in the Columbus High School Girls Summer League.
|Buckeye Boys State
for more detailed Buckeye Boys State Info)
2007 Buckeye Boys State Program was held June 9 - 17 at Bowling
Green State University.
to all of Post 62's Boys State citizens:
This is the premier American Legion Boys State Program in the
nation. It is a nine day "hands on" workshop in the principles and organization
of Ohio government.
Post 62 Auxiliary is proud to sponsor area girls to Buckeye Girls
State, a program, designed to educate Ohio's young women in the
duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of good citizenship
for the past 59 years. The
program has been honored by such organizations as Freedom's Foundation
at Valley Forge and the National Association of Secondary School
Learn more about the
American Legion's Buckeye Girls State program at: http://buckeyegirlsstate.org/
Americanism ...in The American Legion isservice;
it is making ones community a better place in which to live; and its passing
on a heritage that is chiseled into the very foundation of the organization. It is an
unfailing love of country, a strong loyalty to its institutions and ideals, an individual
allegiance to its Flag, righteous freedom, religion without bigotry and charity without
bias or race hatred.
Click here for
information on Flag Etiquette
For an update on how The American Legion and its Citizens Flag Alliance partners are
making our voices heard on behalf of "We the People," click here.
To E-mail your Senator click here.
Latest House co-sponsor list.
Post 62 works with area law enforcement and the 4-H Shooting Sports program to provide instruction on safe, responsible gun ownership and skills training.
A program on basic rifle and pistol shooting fundamentals is offered to youths, ages 9 through 18 at Post 62. Training includes safety techniques, range commands, marksmanship, etc. Participants learn by practicing sage habits, personal responsibility, leadership skills, confidence, concentration, etc., through the 4-H “LEARN BY DOING” Shooting Sports Air Rifle/Pistol Program. Meetings are conducted on Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. over a seven-week period. For more information and/or pre-registration, please contact Fred Duve at 740-642-2993 or
Parents are encouraged to register their youth as soon as possible since only eight youth are allowed in this session.
Post 62 awards several renewable, scholarships to
Ohio University-Chillicothe as well as some that are available for other
institutions. Contact your High School Guidance Counselor or
Ohio University-Chillicothe for details.
Post 62's 2006-7 Scholarship winners:
Lisa Donahue -
Paint Valley HS - University of Cincinnati
Tiffany Jenkins - Unioto HS - Ohio University-Chillicothe
Holly Smith - Southeastern HS - Ohio State University
Jeffrey Smith - Zane Trace - Shawnee State University
Renewed for a Second Year:
Ashley Earley, Chillicothe HS - Ohio Univ Chillicothe
Michael Graham, Chillicothe HS - Ohio Univ Chillicothe
Bradley Congrove, Zane Trace HS - Columbus State
Amanda Tootle, Chillicothe HS - University of Dayton
The Post 62 Scholarship Chairman is James Barrington, Attorney at
Click here for information on
other Educational Assistance programs from the American Legion