SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Earlier this month, American Legion Post 228 held their annual holiday party.

The festivities took place at the Springfield/Hillside Elks Lodge 2004. Members of post 228 were treated to a meal catered by Enzzo's in nearby Millburn. The holiday party is a chance for the members of post 228 to get together each year and catch up, especially if they have not seen each other in a while.

For Post 228 member Dave Penna, the holiday party is always a great event each year.

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"It was very important as membership chairman for American legion Post 228 in Springfield," Penna said. "It was my honor to be able to work with the Elks Club of Springfield/Hillside to put together a very nice holiday party for our members."

Penna continued, "We were a little disappointed that more members didn't show up, but through the holidays and being busy with other things, we did have a good turnout. Food was delicious, the comradery was good and we look forward to a prosperous new year and hopefully more members."