July 25, 2014 at 12:00 AM
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield American Legion Post #243 Celebrated its 80th year in typical fashion; helping others. American Legion Post #243 donated $1,000.00 to the South Plainfield EMS $1,000.00 to the South Plainfield Volunteer Fire Department and $1,000.00 to the South Plainfield PBA #100.
At the Legion’s picnic, L-R Commander Renato R. Biribin accepted Mayor Anesh’s 80th year proclamation. Anesh presented the Anniversary Proclamation to Post 243 Commander Renato Biribin.
In Mayor Anesh’s proclamation he congratulated the Chaumont Post 243 of the American Legion on the celebration of their 80th anniversary and extended his warmest best wishes for continued success with the many commendable programs that they provide to the South Plainfield community.
Chaumont Post 243 was chartered in 1934, and its first meeting hall was a storefront that was later exchanged with the Borough for the municipal building. Post 243 was given the property it now calls home at 243 Oak Tree Avenue.