TOTOWA, NJ - The American Legion Post 227 in Totowa is looking for volunteers. Need community service hours? E-mail Dmak031@yahoo.com or call 201-787-3294 after 5 p.m. for more information. The post is located at 180 Union Boulevard.

Each year, American Legion department service officers help thousands of veterans receive the VA benefits they have earned through service to their country. The legion conducts, promotes and supports hundreds of career fairs for veterans and transitioning service members, bringing employers face to face with job hunters. Through Operation Comfort Warriors, the legion raises funds to provide comfort items for U.S. troops recovering in military hospitals and transition units worldwide.

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nations largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.