Working hard to benefit the Village of Thurston
Legion GT/TWD is a volunteer group of people representing the American Legion Post, #372, sponsors of Thurston Watermelon Days. As the Legion's volunteer representatives they focus mainly, at this time, on the activites of Thurston Watermelon Days. The activities and actions are presented to the Legion for approval and the Mission Statement has been read, approved and accepted by the Legion. All funds raised, after expenses, will be used as indicated in the Mission Statement, for the benefit of the Village of Thurston.
Legion GT/TWD has brought in the following new activites and representations to Thurston Watermelon Day: a Vendor Market, a Garden Tractor Pull, a Kiddie Tractor Pull, a Car Show, Softball and Volleyball Games, the Clowns and Red Cars of the Shriners as well as focusing on more advertising, tv and radio to bring more attendees to the celebration through a grant from the State of Nebraska issued to the Village of Thurston.
This year Legion GT/TWD will be hosting the Sunday Dinner for the Legion. Great food and Great company to visit with and the Legionaires will be at the door to greet you and encourage you to get a raffle ticket for their drawing.
The Legion GT/TWD extends a warm welcome to you to attend this years Thurston Watermelon Days and see for yourself what a fun family experience it is and we will put our best foot forward to see you don't miss a thing!