Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

American Legion Post No. 19 Commander Mike Hayes, center, addresses a crowd during the annual American Legion Commander’s dinner. Second Vice Commander Jeff Barber, left, First Vice Commander Joe Herbert, and former Post Commander Leonard Fauser look on. The community is invited to the Legion’s Mountain Oyster Feed this weekend. The feed starts at 5:30 p.m. and will wrap up at 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 at the Gardner American Legion, 315 S. Meadowbrook. Fried chicken will also be served.