The Martens Center is December’s recipient of Champaign American Legion Post 24’s monthly award for proper display of the flag.

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Monticello’s Delmar Burgin, who turns 104 on Dec. 29, credits his longevity to “vinegar on my spinach, clean living and faith.”

CU Sunrise Rotary’s commitment to our nation’s veterans was on display again Wednesday, the service club providing lunch for about 50 University of Illinois students and staff at Chez Veterans Center.

Operation Green Light Nov. 7-13 will seek to shine a light on the contributions of veterans as well as to raise awareness about the unique challenges they face and the resources available to assist them and their families.

Congratulations to Robin Vandiver, who last Thursday was installed as Champaign American Legion Post 24 commander. She is the first woman to hold the office in Post 24’s 100-plus years.

We're honored to be the only three-time recipient of Champaign American Legion Post 24's monthly award for proper display of the flag.

Thanks to the Champaign-Urbana Elks Lodge 2497, the Tribute To Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride will make an overnight stop a week from today.

Coldwell Banker Commercial Devonshire Realty is June’s recipient of American Legion Post 24’s monthly award for proper display of the flag.