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Inaugural pinewood derby honors veterans, local law enforcement

 

Last updated 11/16/2021 at 4:15pm

G. Connor Salter

American Legion Post 38 Junior Vice Commander Rob Lowers and race organizer Darrell Brown holding the trophy for First Place – Veterans Organization, which Post 38 won.

Sons of the American Legion Squadron (SALS) 38 held an adult pinewood derby race on Saturday, Nov. 14. SALS 38 Adjutant Darrell Brown said this is the first time that SALS 38 has done an adult pinewood derby race, possibly one of the only ones in the race. He also explained that having the race on the same week as Veterans Day was not accidental.

"The reason behind doing it around Veterans Day, or Veterans Day weekend, is to honor veteran organizations and first responders," Brown said.

Eleven first responders and veterans organizations were invited to the event. Due to COVID quarantine and...



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