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Dixieland Concert Will Benefit West Hartford’s American Legion Baseball Team

The Eastern Ramblers Dixieland Band will perform a benefit concert at the American Legion Post 96 headquarters in West Hartford. Submitted photo

American Legion Hayes-Velhage Post 96 will host Eastside Ramblers Dixieland Band in its West Hartford headquarters on Raymond Road.

The Eastern Ramblers Dixieland Band will perform a benefit concert at the American Legion Post 96 headquarters in West Hartford. Submitted photo

The Eastern Ramblers Dixieland Band will perform a benefit concert at the American Legion Post 96 headquarters in West Hartford. Submitted photo

Submitted by Post 96 Commander Moe Fradette

The American Legion Hayes-Velhage Post 96 will hold a Dixieland Concert on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, from 4 – 6 p.m. to benefit American Legion Baseball.

The concert will be held at the American Legion Hayes-Velhage Post 96 located at 45 Raymond Rd. and will feature the Eastside Ramblers Dixieland Band.

Legion Baseball Commissioner Ken Hungerford said, “We wanted to start our fundraising for the 2017 season early and thought this would be an opportune time while we enjoy the major league World Series playoffs. We’ve have had an outstanding American Legion baseball program in West Hartford since 1925 and look forward to another great season in 2017.”

Tickets for the benefit concert can be purchased by calling 860-233-9029. Seating is limited.

With a current membership of 2.4 million wartime veterans, The American Legion was founded in 1919 on the four pillars of a strong national security, veterans affairs, Americanism, and youth programs. Legionnaires work for the betterment of their communities through more than 14,000 posts across the nation. The American Legion of West Hartford is open to military veterans who have served honorably during a wartime era and military personnel currently on active duty.

Further information is available on the Post’s website at www.post96.org or the public is welcome to visit HayesVelhage Post 96, a smoke-free facility, at 45 Raymond Rd., West Hartford, CT. 06107, phone 860-233-9029.

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